CFP - Dressing the Early Modern Network Conference, 12-13 September 2019, Lisbon

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Call for Papers
September 12, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Dress under the Microscope: Contributions of Science and Technology to the Study of Early Modern Dress
Dressing the Early Modern Network Conference, 12-13 September 2019, Lisbon
Call for Papers 
We are very pleased to inform that the Textiles, Trade & Taste group is co-organizing this year's Dressing the Early Modern Network Conference. This will take at the National Museum of Theatre and Dance & National Museum of Costume in Lisbon. 
The selection committee welcomes abstracts related to specific examples of how science and technology complement other approaches in the interdisciplinary field of early modern dress. Whether looking at innovative conservation treatments, cutting edge technological reconstructions, the digitisation of various sources or optical image recognition, science and technology have helped us to understand and value historical garments and textiles. 
More information about the preparation and submission of abstracts is available at
** Please send abstracts via email to until 15 April 2019**
The selection committee will announce decisions by 15 May 2019. 
There will be no registration fee for the conference, but previous registration is mandatory via email to
Participants will be required to fund and arrange their own travel and accommodation to Lisbon.