The Textile Museum Fall Symposium 12-14 October

The 40th annual Textile Museum Fall Symposium will take place 12-14 October 2012 in Washington DC. This years symposium is entitled “Ottoman By Design: Branding An Empire” and will explore the museums fall exhibition “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art”… read more

ICOC Academic Committee

ICOC Academic Committee has just held a meeting 28-30 January 2011 in Stockholm. The Committee was composed by Alberto Boralevi (Chair), Anette Granlund, Margareta Nockert, Elena Tsareva, Peter Bicler, Thomas Farnham and Daniel Shaffer. “In order to improve the quality of the Conference we had decided to reduce the number of … read more

ICOC Academic program

The ICOC academic program includes different areas of carpet studies f.ex. early and later nomad, village and workshop pile carpets and flat-weaves gathered by geographical origin. The deadline for proposals was 8 November 2010. “We have recieved more than 90 abstracts and have room for 45-50” says chair of The Academic Committee … read more

ICOC – Call for Papers

The Academic Committee has just announced their Call for Papers for ICOC Stockholm 2011. The deadline for proposals is 30 September 2010. The committee is composed by Alberto Boralevi (Italy – Chair of the Academic Comittee),  Thomas Farnham ( USA – Chair of the Publications Committee), Margareta Nockert (Sweden), Elena Tsareva … read more