Revers - Belgian Fashion Research Network

Revers
Department(s) 
Department of Art, music and theatre sciences
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Activities

Ongoing

  • Acquisition of key books in fashion studies at Ghent University Library
  • Creation of a “fashion shelf” at the library to draw together books from disparate stacks
  • Coordination with KASK on databases for fashion studies
  • Purchase of Berg Fashion Central by Faculty – active December 1, 2020
  • Purchase of journals Fashion Theory and Fashion Practice

 

Upcoming

  • December 10, 2021: FWO presentations by Pauline Devriese, Maarten Saelaert, and Karen Van Godstenhoven with ThIS researchers
  • December 17, 2021: Second Revers meeting on female fashion makers
  • International conference with Université de Lille and Kent University on “Fashion Territories: Northern France, Belgium, South-East England, XVe-XXe s.” March 17-18, 2022 in Lille

 

Past

  • November 17, 2021: Launch of Revers with talks by Nicola Brajato, "Queering Masculinities" and Denis Laurent, "Masculinities: Exhibition". 

 

Funds received

  • Funds received from "3i Cross Cultural Collaboration" to set up a research network between Ghent University, Université de Lille, and Kent University. The outcome of this network will be the study day on "Fashion Territories". 

 

About

Revers is a Belgian interdisciplinary network for research in fashion, textiles, and dress. Its aim is to connect and unite Belgian-based researchers, students and professionals in order to share research outputs, skills, and knowledge resources. Revers hopes to strengthen national collaboration and foster critical interdisciplinary inquiry. The network fosters thematic research seminars, symposia, joint research projects and publications. 

Based at Ghent University, Revers is led by Professor Maude Bass-Krueger and Karen Van Godtsenhoven.

Researchers

Members

External(s)

Nele Bernheim

Joint PhD with Ghent University and the University of Antwerp
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