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Workshop
Exhibition

Heritage Practices and Critical Fashion Theories

How Does (High) Fashion Interpret Cultural Heritage?

Fashion show in the Sala Bianca, Pitti Palace, Florence, 1955. ©Giorgini Archive, Florence

Invited Speakers:
Daniela Calanca (Università di Bologna)
Barbara Carnevali (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)
Emanuele Coccia (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)
Lynda Dematteo (Institut Interdisciplinaire d’Anthropologie du Contemporain)
Eugenia Paulicelli (CUNY Graduate Center, Queens College)
Simona Segre Reinach (Università di Bologna)

This workshop brings together experts from a variety of fields and disciplines who will delve into aspects of fashion as cultural heritage that have not yet been sufficiently examined. International academics, professionals, and curators will present their experiences and perspectives on creativity and inspiration in relation to the idea of heritage.

It will serve as a basis for further research, while also reinforcing and stimulating academic and scientific interest in the multifaceted field of fashion studies.

Organizers:
Barbara Faedda
(Italian Academy),
with former Fellows of the Italian Academy
Barbara Carnevali (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales),
Emanuele Coccia (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales), and
Lynda Dematteo (Institut Interdisciplinaire d’Anthropologie du Contemporain).

Co-sponsors: The Division of Humanities in the Arts and Sciences at Columbia; Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL); (for the exhibition) The Giorgini Archive, Florence.

Humanities in the Arts and Sciences at Columbia University
PSL Research University Paris

Event Date 
Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 3:00 pm

Event date and time are to be confirmed

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