Category Archives: Symposium

Housekeeping update

Like many organisations, CTANZ has had to deal with some unravelling over the past couple of years. In 2021, the Auckland symposium Vision: Hindsight, Foresight, Insight at AUT University 30 April-2 May, delayed from 2020, was a real bright spot … Continue reading

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Core business – Symposium 2022 and Context 2021

It felt like business as usual this week with news from the team organising next year’s Traditions: observance or departure symposium in Oamaru that the papers for May have been selected and presenters notified. The word is that it’s another … Continue reading

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Traditions 2022 – abstracts close soon

The word from Oamaru is that the abstracts are coming in for the 2022 CTANZ symposium, Traditions, and they’re great, but there’s still time to add your own take on the theme to the selection. What with one thing and … Continue reading

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2022 Symposium, Call for Papers

Traditions: observance or departure 13-15 May 2022 – Oamaru Opera House, Oamaru The theme for the 2022 symposium provides space to explore how various traditions inform our understandings of costumes and textiles. Given it is the 20th anniversary of CTANZ … Continue reading

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Symposium 2022 – save the date

Save the date: 13-15 May, Oamaru, with the theme Traditions. Keep an eye on this page and the blog for the Call for Papers, which will be coming soon. (This is a change from the originally posted date.) As 2022 … Continue reading

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Symposium 2021 – textiles and Tāmaki

Not long now until the 2021 CTANZ symposium: Vision: Hindsight, Foresight, Insight, at AUT in central Auckland, 30 April – 2 May. Three days of presentations including keynotes by Dr Maureen Lander and Giles Peterson – you can check out … Continue reading

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Envisaging a symposium

Auckland’s back in business and looking forward to welcoming visitors from Hawkes Bay, Dunedin, Wellington, wherever, at the end of April for the 20-21 CTANZ symposium, Vision: Hindsight, Foresight, Insight, to run at AUT from 30 April to 2 May, … Continue reading

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2021: looking forward

It’s time to wish all CTANZ members and followers a happy new year. Despite the somewhat bumpy start, there’s still much to look forward to in 2021, including this year’s CTANZ symposium in Auckland, Friday 30 April – Sunday 2 … Continue reading

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You’re getting mail!

The Costume & Textile Association of NZ has two major membership activities: an annual symposium and a journal twice a year. This year is obviously going to be different. We hope you’re all keeping healthy and cosy and there are … Continue reading

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Symposium 2020 – it’s not as late as you think

As you busy yourself with tying up the loose ends on your abstract for this year’s CTANZ symposium, Vision: Hindsight, Foresight, Insight, scheduled for Auckland at the end of July, some good news. Yes, they were due today, but out … Continue reading

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