Programme Confirmed



A Postgraduate Symposium at London College of Fashion

Tuesday 29th January 2013, 9am to 6.30pm


9.00 -10.00 Registration

10.00-10.15 Opening Remarks

10.15 – 11.15 Keynote Speaker and Discussion

Prof. Caroline Evans, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.
‘Fashion and memory: material mnemonics’

11.15 – 11.45 Morning Break: Teas and Coffees

11.45 – 1.15 Parallel Sessions A and B

Session A.
Felice McDowell, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.
‘Somewhere between the past and the present: the fashion magazine and the historical reader’

Sara Skillen, Brighton University.
‘The Material Culture of Mythical Speech: An Investigation into the Constructed History of Percy Savage, Fashion PR.’

Aurelie van de Peer and Anton Froeyman, Ghent University.
‘Fashion curation as matchmaking: Past, present and historical experience in the ModeMuseum, Antwerp’

Session B.  
Matilda Aspinall, CCW, University of the Arts London.
‘The Memories of Mrs Guiney’s Gown’

June Rowe, CCW, University of the Arts London.
‘Still Bodies: Recollecting Fashionable Feminine Display’

Lianne Toussaint, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
‘Looking Back to the Future. Performances of Memory in Fashion’

1.15-2.15 Buffet Lunch

2.15 – 3.45 Session C

Charlene K. Lau, York University, Toronto.
‘Bernhard Willhelm and Sartorial Remembrance’

Laura Snelgrove, Parsons, New York.
‘“Taking Us Into 2000”: Vogue’s Struggle With Time in the 1990s’

Agata Zborowska, University of Warsaw.
‘Uses and abuses of history: a case of a Comme des Garçons fashion show’

3.45 – 4.00 Afternoon Break

4.00 – 5.00 Keynote Speaker and Discussion

Dr. Linda Sandino, Victoria and Albert Museum & CCW, University of the Arts London.
‘“And what were you wearing?”  Clothing, memory and museums.’

5.00 – 6.30 Closing Remarks and Drinks Reception

Registration for Fashion and Re-collection 2013 is now open.  If you are interested in attending the symposium, online registration can be done via the University of the Arts London website:



2 thoughts on “Programme Confirmed

  1. I am a fine artist working with clothes and memory and would love to attend this symposium but unfortunately I am unable. Will there be video of the day and will papers be published?

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