Read the full programme for our 2019 conference

Friday, July 5th –Sunday, July 7th

Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Craft Movement Conference 2019

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Programme

Friday 5 July

From 13:00 Registration at Reception, MacDonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham.

14:00 A guided tour of the Pre-Raphaelite Collection at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

17:00 An informal get together at Bacchus Bar (drinks and bar food not included in ticket price).

Saturday 6 July

09:30 – 09:45: Registration at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Horton Suite A.

9:45 Conference sessions commence with welcome from Acting Chair, Shaun Cole.

SESSION ONE 

10:00 - PAPER 1 - Kate Fisher: Aesthetic Dress and The Future Countess of Carlisle

10:30 - PAPER 2 - Lou Taylor: Lady Rushbury’s ‘Simple Life’ Dress’ 1909-1910.

11:00 – PANEL Q&A

11:30– 12:00 BREAK

12:00 – 13:00 – Patterns of Fashion and Patterns of Performance Awards

13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH

SESSION TWO 

14:00 – KEYNOTE SPEAKER – ANNA BURUMA: Fashioning Liberty - reconstructing Liberty’s early dress collection

14:45 – 15:00 – Q&A

15:00 – 15:30 - BREAK

SESSION THREE 

15:30 – PAPER 3 - Valerie Wilson: Many Hands Make: craft skills in Irish costume and embroidery 1880 -1925

16:00 – PAPER 4 - Azadeh Monzavi: The Keepsake by Kate Elizabeth Bunce: A Pre-Raphaelite Allegory Cloaked Aesthetically in Arts and Crafts Symbols.

16:30 – PAPER 5 - Araminta Pain: The Influence of Pre-Raphaelite Dress on the ‘Art Dresses’ of Emilie Floge and Gustav Klimt.

17:00 – 17:30 – PANEL Q&A / CLOSING REMARKS

19:00 – Drinks and dinner at Council House.

Sunday 7 July

09:30 Registration at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Horton Suite A.

9:45 Conference sessions commence.

SESSION ONE 

10:00 - PAPER 1 - Robyne Calvert: ‘The Artistic Aspect of Dress’: the Story of the Healthy and Artistic Dress Union

10:30 - PAPER 2 - Amy Hare: Norah Waugh at Central School of Arts and Crafts 1934-1966

11:00 – PANEL Q&A

1:30– 12:00 BREAK

12:00– 12:30 – NEW RESEARCH ‘OPEN MIC’

12:30 – 13:00 - Annual General Meeting (for ALL Costume Society members).

13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH

SESSION TWO

14:00 - KEYNOTE SPEAKER – ZENZIE TINKER: Costume in the Limelight: the conservation of Ellen Terry’s wardrobe

14:45 – 15:00 Q&A

15:00 – 15:30 - BREAK

SESSION THREE

15:30 – PAPER 3 - Veronica Isaac: Ellen Terry (1847-1928): From a Pre-Raphaelite Muse to an Icon of Aestheticism

16:00 – PAPER 4 - Jenna Rossi-Camus: A Genealogy of Fashion Jokes: Graphic Satires of Aesthetic Fashion and their Legacy

16:30 – PANEL Q&A

17:00 – 17:30 – CLOSING REMARKS