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1st Global Conference: Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues
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Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
1st Global Conference
Friday 25th September - Sunday 27th September 2009
Call for Papers
Papers, presentations, workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes;
1. Understanding Fashion
2. Philosophies of Fashion
3. Cultures of Fashion
4. Fashion and Identity
5. Fashion and Representation
6. The Future of Fashion
Papers will be accepted which deal with related areas and themes. Pre-formed panel proposals are also encouraged.
The 2009 meeting of Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues will run alongside our project on Multiculturalism and we anticipate holding sessions in common between the two projects. We welcome any papers considering the problems or addressing issues of Fashion and Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging.
Papers will be considered on any related theme. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 17th April 2009. If an abstract is accepted for the conference, a full draft paper should be submitted by Friday 7th August 2009.
300 word abstracts should be submitted to the Organising Chairs; abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats, following this order:
a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e) body of abstract
Please use plain text (Times Roman 12) and abstain from using any special formatting, characters or emphasis (such as bold, italics or underline). We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
The conference is part of the Critical Issues series of research projects. The aim of the conference is to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and exciting. All papers accepted for and presented at this conference are eligible for publication in an ISBN eBook. Selected papers may be invited to go forward for development into a themed ISBN hard copy volume.
Please note: Inter-Disciplinary.Net is a not-for-profit network and we are not in a position to be able to assist with conference travel or subsistence. The conference is being organised with support from Models 1: Europe's Leading Model Agency.
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