Round the World in Knitted Textiles

Round the World in Knitted Textiles

School of Humanities/Sgoil nan Daonnachdan
Date: Friday 15 October 2021
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Venue: via zoom
Category: Public lectures

As part of the ‘Fleece to Fashion’ project at the University of Glasgow, this online colloquium aims to highlight knitted items in a global context. Curators and collectors will introduce their objects in short talks, exploring themes of different knitting techniques, unique and mundane items, designs, and the cultural value of knitting.

Speakers include Dr Winani Thebele of Botswana National Museum, Dr Adelheid Rasche of the Germanishes Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Glynis Jones of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney, Australia, and Prof Marina Moskowitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

All are welcome!

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