International Conference on Oriental Carpets in Istanbul 2024

The 15th ICOC Conference 6-9 June 2024 in Istanbul is now confirmed. ICOC is doing it in partnership with IHiB, the Istanbul Association of Carpet Exporters, which has successfully organized the Istanbul Carpet Week in past years. The Conference has earlier been announced in 2020 but was cancelled because of … read more

TKF – ICOC Poland Tour

TKF and ICOC has organized a Conference Tour Poland 18 – 23 September 2023. ‘We have put together an exciting programme with the Polish National and other museums and have an array of most interesting lectures.’ said Peter Bichler to Jozan Magazine. Museum programme A lecture programme will take place … read more

Textiles from Eurasia – Revisiting the Silkroad

Palais Breuner

Update: This event has been postponed and will take place in 2021. In the first week of June 2020, from 3-5 June, the ICOC in conjunction with the Austrian Society for Textile-Art Research (TKF) and the Mongolian Centre of the University of Vienna will organise a symposium ”Textiles from Eurasia … read more

International Conference on Oriental Carpets in Istanbul 2020


Update 30 June 2020. ICOC has been postponed – probably to the late spring 2021. The Executive Committee of the International Conference on Oriental Carpets has just announced that its 15th International Conference will be held 20-23 October 2020 in Istanbul. The Conference will be held during Istanbul Carpet Week … read more