Category Archives: Symposium

Unbound: Liberating women

We are delighted to announce the 2018 CTANZ symposium! Unbound: Liberating women 21-23 September 2018, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin Recognising 125 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, the 2018 CTANZ symposium offers an opportunity to explore the past, present or … Continue reading

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2017 Symposium countdown

With two weeks to go, you can still register for the 2017 CTANZ Symposium, Fibre Connecting People. The CTANZ SYMPOSIUM 2017 Programme features three keynote speakers: the NZ Fashion Museum’s Doris de Pont on clothing, identity and belonging; sustainable fashion … Continue reading

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CTANZ Symposium 2017 is only a month away!

THERE’S NO TIME LIKE NOW TO REGISTER for HIGHLIGHTS! Three Keynote Speakers! Doris de Pont needs no introduction to CTANZ members: the founder of the New Zealand Fashion Museum will talk about how her ongoing exploration of the ways clothing … Continue reading

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Symposium 2017 update

The 2017 Symposium countdown continues with registrations bubbling along and some of the programme highlights  available. This year’s symposium begins with an exhibition opening on Thursday 18 May; the programme for the next two days includes three keynote speakers, Doris … Continue reading

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2017 symposium registrations now open

Registrations are now open for CTANZ’s 2017 symposium, Fibre: Connecting People, taking place 18-20 May in Hamilton. Please download, complete and return the registration form linked below.  It includes full details about the exhibition opening on Thursday 18 May, and … Continue reading

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Symposium 2017 submissions

The Costume & Textile Association of New Zealand 2017 Symposium FIBRE: CONNECTING PEOPLE FRIDAY 19TH – SATURDAY 20TH MAY 2017 WAIKATO MUSEUM, HAMILTON A reminder that submissions are due 2 December for next year’s Costume & Textile Symposium symposium, to … Continue reading

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Symposium 2017 Fibre: Connecting People

Fibre: Connecting People Annual Costume and Textile Association of New Zealand (CTANZ) Symposium 19-20 May 2017, Waikato Museum, Hamilton The CTANZ symposium call invites presentations of research papers which address the theme of Fibre: Connecting People. New Zealand has experienced a … Continue reading

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Symposium 2016

An international keynote speaker; plenaries featuring Marsden-funded research into pre-colonial textiles and choices that took us round the world; an exhibition, workshops and tours and a delicious conference dinner – 2016’s Nature Now was the usual whirlwind of ideas and … Continue reading

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Elaine Yan Ling Ng’s interview with Kim Hill

This year’s symposium got off to an inspirational start with Elaine Yan Ling Ng’s keynote presentation on her work at The Fabrick Lab in Hong Kong. If you were not able to make it to the symposium, or if you would … Continue reading

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Reminder: registrations are open for this year’s symposium

This year’s symposium, Nature Now,  focuses on the rich relationship between nature and the world of textiles and dress. The call for papers has attracted a diverse range of papers, and perhaps for the first time in the history of … Continue reading

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