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Call for Papers: NIFT’s International Conference on Rediscovering Culture: Transforming Fashion [New Delhi, Jan 31-Feb 2]: Submit by June 5

By: Kittu Dutta | 01 May 2017 8:40 AM

Theme & Aim of the conference

The theme of the conference is ‘Rediscovering Culture: Transforming Fashion’ which aims to start a conversation on fashion, culture, textiles, crafts and sustainability by providing a platform to share views practice-led research experiences on the issues and concerns, challenges and possibilities of changing existing fashion practices.

Some important questions that the conference aims to discuss :

  • Can rediscovery of regional craft cultures hold the key to sustainability and empowerment?
  • Can the symbiosis of environment and human knowledge-skills engender new design definitions and experiences?
  • Is green technology the solution to sustainable apparel production systems?
  • How can the hand-made revitalize markets?
  • How can fashion education become catalyst for rediscovering culture?

Subthemes

  • Cultural Transformation by Design
  • Tech-novation
  • Business Models
  • Fashion Education

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

The abstract should have

  • Title
  • Subtheme(s) and 5 keywords below the title
  • Author name, affiliation and email address. In case of multiple authors, one author should be identified as the corresponding author.
  • Abstract should be 300 to 350 words in English. This word count does not include subtheme(s) and keywords. Abstract should not exceed the prescribed word limit.
  • No name or affiliation of the author in the text
  • Font -Times New Roman, size- 12 pt. double spacing
  • 1 inch margin all around
  • Only Microsoft Word files will be accepted

Authors can submit more than one abstract. Abstracts will be uploaded through online means.

  • Title
  • Subtheme(s) and 5 keywords below the title
  • Author name, affiliation and email address. In case of multiple authors, one author should be identified as the corresponding author.
  • Abstract should be 300 to 350 words in English. This word count does not include subtheme(s) and keywords. Abstract should not exceed the prescribed word limit.
  • No name or affiliation of the author in the text
  • Font -Times New Roman, size- 12 pt. double spacing
  • 1 inch margin all around
  • Only Microsoft Word files will be accepted.

Important Dates

  • Submission of abstract: 5th June
  • Communication regarding acceptance of abstracts: 26th June
  • Submission of full paper: 28th August
  • Communication regarding acceptance of full papers: 25th September

Conference Proceedings

All paper that will be presented in the conference will be published. At the time of submission authors are requested to sign a copyright agreement with NIFT.

For any other query , please contact through nic2018@nift.ac.in.

For more information, please visit the official link given here.

 

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