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Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and…

Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes

Call for papers and/or posters / Appel à communications et/ou posters
Organizing institution(s): AICCM Textile Special Interest Group
United States
Event start date: 04-02-2019
Event end date:
Location of event: Sydney, Australia

The 2019 AICCM Textile Special Interest Group Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes will be held on 4-6th February 2019 in Sydney with keynote speaker Dinah Eastop, an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. We are seeking speakers and contributors to present alongside Dina.

Submissions on any textile related topics are welcome. Some general topics may include:

Conservation research

Treatment developments

Interesting case studies

Mounting and display

We are welcoming abstracts for papers, lightning talks and posters. Paper presentations should be 20 minutes in length with written papers of approximately 2500 - 3000 words for publishing. Lightning talks should be approximately 5 minutes in length with an abstract for publishing. Posters should be in a hard copy format with an abstract for publishing. Other types of submission may also be incorporated into the symposium, please contact the organisers with any further questions or suggestions.

For your submission, please email your 300-word abstract to by close of business 31st August 2018. Any submissions should also include a brief biography of the author (50 words or less) and the names of all co-authors and affiliations.

Please note that we intend to provide all attendees with a hard copy booklet containing the program and abstracts, plus access to a Dropbox folder containing contributors’ papers, presentation slides, posters etc. We also encourage authors to submit formally written versions of papers to the AICCM Bulletin.




Tess Evans ACR


Dip. Con. (London) MSc FIIC

AICCM Conservator of the Year 2015

M: 0412 398 588

A: 17 Fairport Street, North Curl Curl, NSW 2099

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