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CFP: Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design

CFP Deadline: December 15, 2011 Conference Location: Boston, MA Conference Date: April 11-14, 2012 Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design is concerned with all areas and aspects of style, fashion, clothing, design, and related trends, as well as appearances and consumption using and/or including: historical sources, manufacturing, aesthetics, marketing, branding, merchandising, retailing, psychological/ sociological aspects … Continue reading

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CFP: Symposium: Uniform – State – Power. Uniforms as signs of change in state power?

Uniformity as an expression of material culture is a phenomenon which pervades many areas of our life. It appears, for instance, in corporate workwear, sportswear or the common style among certain youth subcultures. In the academic discourse on uniforms as a means of social communication, those civil forms have recently gained much attention. State uniforms, … Continue reading

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CFP: Strange Worlds – Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century

Call for Papers – UPDATE!!! 1st annual and founding conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF) (Association for Research in the Fantastic) Fremde Welten Wege und Räume der Fantastik im 21. Jahrhundert (Strange Worlds – Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century) University of Hamburg 30. September – 03. October 2010 GUEST … Continue reading