pasold 2008 workshop

the history, production and representation
of knitted textiles in Scotland

friday 14 march 2008

 

 

The Pasold Research Fund in association with The National Galleries of Scotland and the University of Glasgow

THE HISTORY, PRODUCTION AND REPRESENTATION OF KNITTED TEXTILES IN SCOTLAND

Friday 14 March 2008
Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Scotland
The Mound, Edinburgh

Scotland possesses a rich and vibrant historic and present-day knitting culture ranging from the hand-knitters of Shetland and Fair Isle in the north to that of the border counties. This workshop brings together experts in the history, production and representation of knitting in an interdisciplinary dialogue with a commitment to developing the collaboration between the history of knitted textiles in Scotland and present day curatorial imperatives and creative initiatives.

Speakers include (all to be confirmed):

Places are limited so early application is recommended.
Booking Details: £15 (£10 student/unwaged) includes tea & coffee. Please send a cheque payable to ‘University of Glasgow’ to: Fiona Skillen, Dept of Economic & Social History, Lilybank House, Bute Gardens, Glasgow University, GLASGOW G12 8RT BY 25 FEBRUARY 2008.

The Pasold Research Fund supports research into the history of textiles, broadly defined. Details of Pasold publications, conferences and various grants in aid of research can be found on the Fund's website.

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