DATSThe Dress and Textile Specialists

DATS Conference 2024


Dress and Textile Specialists Conference 2024 

Call for presenters 

The 2024 DATS conference will be held at the Juniper Auditorium, V&A Dundee on Thursday 10 & Friday 11 October, including visits and networking time.

We would be delighted to receive submissions for presentations of 20 minutes on the subject of:

Power and Representation 

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Presenters are encouraged to attend in person. DATS offers bursaries to assist with attendance

costs, please note on your abstract if this is of interest. Remote attendance options will be announced with ticket sales.

To submit your proposal: please send an abstract or summary of no more than 200 words,

plus a biography of 50 words to Emily Taylor at events@dressandtextilespecialists.org.uk by

17:00 on Monday 8 July. Informal enquiries or further questions are welcome.

The call for presenters is open to all. DATS welcomes a diversity of participants as part of our commitment to encourage and develop expertise, research and scholarship in working with dress, fashion, costume and textiles collections, exhibitions and material culture. Please forward widely to

your colleagues and networks.

We look forward to your submissions!

DATS Committee.