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3rd International (Non) Western Fashion Conference

The Global Politics of Fashion

University of Hong Kong, HK

22-23 November 2014

 

PROGRAMME

 

SATURDAY, 22nd NOVEMBER

 

8:30     REGISTRATION

 

9:00     Welcome speeches

 

9:30     KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

            Chair: Toby Slade

      

Towards a History of Costume Sartorial Fashions

Peter McNeil

 

Slow and Local: Japanese Independent Designers in the Age of Globalization Hiroshi Narumi

 

11:30   COFFEE

 

12:00

 

SESSION 1A: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF FASHION (THEORY)

Chair: Leslie Rabine

SESSION 1B: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF BODYSHAPE

Chair: Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas

 

The Cultural Politics of Non-Western Fashion

Jennifer Craik

 

The Notion of ‘Plus-Size’ Fashion in Different Cultural Contexts

Cathy Greenhalgh

Lessons from Kutch: An Insight on Traditional Artisan Methods that Could Invigorate Contemporary Indian Fashion

Lokesh Ghai

Perfect Pants. Experimental research on pants patternmaking and fit adapted to the body morphology of the black African Woman

Daniela Andrade

 

 

 

 

13:00   LUNCH

 

14:00

 

SESSION 2A: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF CULTURAL OWNERSHIP

Chair: Tommy Tse Ho-lun

 

SESSION 2B: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF (NATIONAL) FASHION IDENTITIES

Chair: Jennifer Craik

 

Cultural ‘Kleptomania’ and the Boundaries of Authenticity

Eni Bankole-Race

 

Textile Culture and Nation Building in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan

Gabriele Mentges

Beyond Hegemonic Dress: Reclaiming Local Fashion Design Practices

Karen Shah

The Concept of ‘National Apparel’ and the Modern Chinese Apparel Culture Shape

Wu Hong and Mo Yan

 

Embroidering Reality: The Invention and Re-Invention of Rabari Style

Eiluned Edwards

Abadi-a-ingo: A Design Alternative for Nembe Se Identity in Textiles and Fashion

Pamela Cyril-Egware

 

 

 

15:30   COFFEE

 

16:00

 

SESSION 3A: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF AGENCY

Chair: Tim Lindgren

SESSION 3B: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF CULTURAL HERITAGE BRANDING I

Chair: Cathy Greenhalgh

 

Questions of Agency and the Artisan within Uzbekistan

Emma Dick

 

Bringing it All Back Home? An Examination of Hong Kong and China’s Emerging Fashion Design Start-Up Community in Urban Asia

Anne Pierson-Smith

 

Monarchy, Modernity and Military Dress Uniforms: Politics of Dress and Bodily Practice in The Siamese Royal Court of King Chulalongkorn

Lupt Utama

Prospects and Challenges for Meeting International Acceptable Standards on an Alternative Nigerian Ethnic Dress

Tunde M. Akinwumi

 

 

 

17:00   RECEPTION

 

 

SUNDAY, 23rd NOVEMBER

 

9:00     KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

            Chair: Sarah Cheang

      

Sartorial Tightness and Asian Authoritarianism

Toby Slade

 

Keynote 4 to be confirmed

Name

 

11:00   COFFEE

 

11:30

 

SESSION 4A: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF MUSLIM FASHION

Chair: Emma Dick

SESSION 4B: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF THE GLOBAL FASHION INDUSTRY

Chair: Gabriele Mentges

 

The ‘Other’ Story of Abaya

Bedour Aldakhil

Has African Fashion Found a Home: The Story of Ghana

Efua Vandyck, Mercy Kuma-Kpobee and Albie Mensah

 

Muslim Women and Sportswear: Exercise and Empowerment

Anthony Kent, Michelle Hughes and Sue Smedley-Roberts

 

Chinese Fashion Design: Rebuilding the Centre of the World

Tim Lindgren

Run for Cover: The Non-Adoption of Westernised Sportswear

Michelle Hughes

Glo-Cal Fashion Marketing Communication in China

Tommy Tse Ho-lun

 

 

13:00   LUNCH

 

14:00

 

SESSION 5A: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF CHANGE

Chair: Eiluned Edwards

SESSION 5B: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF FASHION (POLITICS)

Chair: Lokish Ghai

 

From Dog to Dragon: Cultural Changes on the Modern Costume of She Ethnic Group in China

Jing Yan, Liangyu Chen and Xuerong Fan

Supporting the Self-Actualization of Workers and Women Through the Sustainable Production of Cross-Cultural Fashion

Anna Troupe

 

The Perception of Traditional Dress By Ghanaian Women

Mercy Kuma-Kpobee and Efua Vandyck

Trickle-up and Trickle-down of Fashion through Politics: a Historical Case Study of Kunfa Haristyle in China

Li Meng

 

Vicissitude of the Oriental Aesthetics: A Case Study of the Chinese Cross-Gender acting Men (Non Dan)

Sophie Sun

 

Dragon Robes and British Women: Fashion, Agency and Empires

Sarah Cheang

 

 

15:30   COFFEE

 

16:00

 

SESSION 6A: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF GENDER

Chair: Antony Kent

SESSION 6B: THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF CULTURAL HERITAGE BRANDING II

Chair: Mercy Kuma-Kpobee

 

Chen Man’s Absolute Rules. Intimate Bodies and Public Narratives

Paola Zamperini

Stitching Across Time: Heritage and History in Contemporary Hong Kong Fashion

Natascha Radcyffe-Thomas

 

Cross Dressing in the Arab World

Yasmine Taan

Saga Bwoys and Rude Bwoys’: Migration, Grooming and Dandyism

Michael McMillan

 

 

 

17:00   RECEPTION

 

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