|ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History / symposiums, meetings|
Textile Cultures: Spain and England since 1500
School of Art, Winchester Campus, University of Southampton
22-23 July 2004
|Via the medium of
textiles, this conference will explore the
intricaterelationships between England and Spain
over the last 500 years, investigating both the
collaboration and conflict inherent in differences in
religious, political, economic and social systems.
The Armada apart, the interaction of England and Spain in comparison to that of England and France is an under studied field.
New insights into the dialogue between the cultures will be sought through analysis of material and visual culture of royal alliances, trade, tourism, collecting and the media: from consideration of the diffusion of textile technology to the intimate connections between people, clothes and identity.
The emphasis will be on the Early Modern period with a selection of papers on the Modern period.
conference will take place
the 450th anniversary ofthe political alliance wrought between Spain and England through the marriage of Mary Tudor and Philip of Spain in Winchester Cathedral.
This conference will bring together academic colleagues from Spanish and British museums and universities with a specific textile research interest,
as well as individuals with a more general interest from the local community.
|The conference will
be held at the University of Southampton Winchester
Campus, Park Avenue, Winchester SO23 8DL.
information, please consult the Conference
The programme will begin at 9.30 on Thursday
22nd July and finish on Friday 23rd July by 17.30.
Tea, lunch and coffee will be served on each day, and a
buffet dinner will be available early in
Fee: £90.00 with £75.00 for early bird booking and
Alumni of WSA and TCC with the cut-off date of
Monday, 31st May 2004.
The exhibition, England y Espana: The Marriage of England and Spain at
Winchester Cathedral will complement the academic content and will display a range of artifacts including portraits and tapestries from Spanish collections. From the University's own Special Collections will be exhibitedat the Winchester Campus highlights of the Montse Stanley Knitting Reference Library (a collection of literature and objects mainly from Spain and England) and of the Janet Arnold Archive (a unique resource of patterns taken from Early Modern period garments in different European collections).
|Four of the papers will be given in Castilian and the conference pack will contain translations into English of a substantial abstract of each in order to facilitate communication. The plenary sessions will be held at the end of each day in order to give time for the formulation of questions and ensure the presence of interpreters.|
List of Speakers in Alphabetical Order
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