Join us downtown at Enterprise Square for the Opening Plenary with reception to follow

World Time and Chinese Fashions during the Maoist Era

Antonia Finnane
University of Melbourne


The clothes on our backs...

are intimately connected with bodily experiences, cultural, social and gender portrayals. Economies of fashioning and re-fashioning demonstrate multiple priorities across place and time. The materialities of fashion are shaped by global flows of cloth and beads, furs, ready-made and second-hand apparel, in dynamic processes of exchange.


Pasold Conference 2016  |   7-9 July 2016   |   University of Alberta   |
This international conference will showcase new research on the centrality of dress in global, colonial and post-colonial engagements, emphasizing entangled histories and cross-cultural analyses.