My pick of the week is Michael Yonan’s article ‘Materializing Empire in an Eighteenth-Century Lace Gown’ (Textile), which was recently made available online. It’s an wonderful example of how to subject a single object to sustained, detailed analysis, whilst simultaneously situating that object in relation to a number of broader cultural contexts. Read it here.
The Society of Architectural Historians’ H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship
The CFP for the Oscillations of Gender & Genre: Intersections of the Literary and Visual Arts conference.
The conference programme for Showing, Telling, Seeing: Exhibiting South Asia in Britain 1900-Now
The interdisciplinary Romanticism and the Peripheries conference
The CFP for the Collections: Celebration conference
The V&A/RCA History of Design‘s forthcoming event
The CFP for the Art in the British Country House: Collecting and Display conference
The conference Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters
The CFP for the conference Empire and Colonial Art
Participating in Charlie Goldthorpe’s PhD project ‘Can an artefact be created to store (the memory of) lost love?’
The Summer internship at the Center for Knit and Crochet
The Display, Access to, and Contemplation of Collections in the Habsburg
Court, 1516-1700 conference
The CFP for the Global History of Black Girlhood conference