Exploring Fashion Capitals in the Long Twentieth Century



Event Information

Type
Research Seminar
Programme
None
Date
Thu. 7 Dec. 2017
Contact
Flora van Oosterom
Time
13:30-16:30
Location
H17-02


Abstract

Provisional Programme:

13:00-13:30 Coffee

13:30-13:45 Welcome and Introduction: Ben Wubs, Mariangela Lavanga & Alice Janssens (all of Erasmus University Rotterdam)


13:45-15:00 Session A: The Fashion Ecosystem

Sophie Kurkdjian (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode) “The Rise of Paris as a Fashion Capital, 1868-1945”
Mario Perugini & Elisabetta Merlo (both Università Bocconi) “The Rise and Fall of Turin as the Italian Fashion Capital (1900-1950)”
Annick Schramme (Universiteit Antwerpen) “TBC”

15:00–15:15 Break

15:15–16:30 Session B: Manufacturing Fashion

Alice Janssens (Erasmus University Rotterdam) “Making Berliner Fashion”
Bethan Bide (Middlesex University London) “‘Paris Makes Fashion, London Makes Clothes’: Using Making Processes to Map the Changing Status and Networks of London fashion After WW2”
Emanuella Scarpelini (Università degli Studi di Milano) “Milan, the Last Capital of Italian Fashion”

Alice Janssens
Alice Janssens
  • Coordinator
Mariangela Lavanga
Mariangela Lavanga
  • Coordinator
Ben Wubs
Ben Wubs
Associate Professor at Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
  • Coordinator