Do you want to write for ‘Textile History’?


Australian dress historian Dr. Margaret Maynard has joined the Editorial Board of the British journal ‘Textile History’, co-edited by Laura Ugolini and Mary Brooks. Some of you may remember Margaret’s keynote lecture at the Costume & Textile Association’s Wellington symposium a couple of years ago.

Margaret is keen to include writing from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, that reflects high-quality research both in textile, dress history and related topics. She is interested in articles, shorter object lesson papers, research notes and/or conference and exhibition reviews.

Margaret notes that “Textile History is now taking a very broad view and welcomes original papers from a wide range of disciplines – design, economic, industrial and social and cultural history and from an equally wide range of perspectives (eg anthropological, material cultural or museological) but they want a strong historical component, even if the subject is contemporary.”

For author guidelines, information about Textile History and a link to the on-line journal, follow this link:

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am very keen, though need to hone my scholarly writing skills some what. I am from an industry background and am in the process of improving my writing skills through a masters level of study. I have the knowledge ( post grad student), however, putting this knowledge into academic speak has been challenging. I am learning and loving the process!

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