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#BOFVOICES 2018
Nov
29
to Nov 30

#BOFVOICES 2018

THE annual invitation-only gathering of big thinkers, movers, entrepreneurs, shakers and trailblazers who are shaping the (fashion) world. Addressing today's themes, issues and opportunities impacting the global fashion industry, organized by The Business of Fashion. 

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Global Innovation Forum London 2018: Be More Human >>
Nov
14
to Nov 15

Global Innovation Forum London 2018: Be More Human >>

  • Venue Fenchurch Station (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This year's Global Innovation Forum in London will challenge its speakers and audience of innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors what it is to 'Be More Human'. Join this unique 2-day event with a tremendous agenda buzzing with experienced speakers, key messages, global players and intense networking, and discuss the latest trends in innovation, design, creativity, R&D and new product development.

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Disruptive Innovation Festival 2018 (DIF) >>
Nov
6
to Nov 23

Disruptive Innovation Festival 2018 (DIF) >>

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation will stage the fifth Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF), an online (free)festival of ideas that asks the question: What if we could redesign everything? DIF brings together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy, using a mix of online and face-to-face events to explore the economy through a different lens.

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Dutch Design Week 2018: No Waste >>
Oct
20
to Oct 28

Dutch Design Week 2018: No Waste >>

  • Strijp-S & other venues in Eindhoven (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For anyone who has design on their mind the Dutch Design Week is definitely one not-to-be-missed design experience! Dutch Design Week Eindhoven is the largest design event in Northern Europe and presents work and concepts from more than 2,600 designers to more than 335,000 visitors from home and abroad. Expect a week full of creative connections,

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 Sustainable Fashion London >>
Sep
19
10:00 AM10:00

Sustainable Fashion London >>

  • Crowne Plaza London -Battersea (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

During London Fashion Week you can join the annual Sustainable Fashion London symposium! The Sustainable Fashion London symposium will connect industry, organisations and leading researchers in fashion sustainability with innovative talks and presentations, which address the key themes of sustainable design, ethical production, retail and consumption, and education. 

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London Design Festival 2018 >>
Sep
15
to Sep 23

London Design Festival 2018 >>

  • Various locations in London (map)
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The not-to-be-missed 16th annual celebration of London as the design capital of the world! London Design Festival takes over dozens of venues, museums and institutions with hundreds of international and national exhibitors and an impressive programme with special events, all across the city.  With 11 Design Districts, 5 Tradeshow Design Destinations, 4 Design Routes, numerous inspiring Landmark Projects and a Global Design Forum it is the ultimate chance to discover design (and London) at its very best! 

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State of Fashion: Searching for the New Luxury >>
Jun
1
to Jul 22

State of Fashion: Searching for the New Luxury >>

How can we make fashion fairer, greener, and future proof? During 7 weeks of exhibition, conferences, talks and events in Arnhem State of Fashion explores new definitions of luxury in response to urgent environmental and social issues: less waste and pollution, more equality, welfare and inclusiveness.

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Shame on You: Theorising shame, pride and community in contemporary culture >>
Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

Shame on You: Theorising shame, pride and community in contemporary culture >>

Recent advances in ‘equality’ have seen an explosion of pride within the LGBT community but what has been gained and what has been lost by insisting that we are proud to be gay? In this day-long symposium they will cast light on contemporary manifestations of the relations between shame and stigma, exposure, conformity and power.

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Gluck: Art and Identity >>
Feb
7
9:30 AM09:30

Gluck: Art and Identity >>

This symposium will analyse the modern British artist Gluck’s life, art and dress from biographical, curatorial, material culture and art historical perspectives. It will explore an artist (1895-1978) who is now recognised as a role model in gender fluidity and identity, and a strong LGBTQ* presence in the UK socio-cultural scene of the 20th century. 

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Masculinities in the Archive >>
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Masculinities in the Archive >>

This symposium will explore approaches to collecting and analysing male clothing within the context of archives and collections. Featuring papers from a range of speakers who represent archives with different private, public and commercial agendas, the symposium will consider both incidentally and purposefully formed collections. The idea of menswear as a growing area of collecting will also be addressed. In particular, the day will highlight and explore lesser known objects, narratives, collections and collaborations which engage with the subject of masculinities

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What Should White Culture Do? >>
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

What Should White Culture Do? >>

  • Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Art (map)
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What Should White Culture Do? brings together a number of artists, writers and scholars to discuss the workings of race and white privilege. This day long symposium will explore its theme in relation to a variety of subject areas, including contemporary art, politics, sociology and philosophy. 

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Are We All Addicts Now? >>
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Are We All Addicts Now? >>

  • Project Space C303 Central Saint Martins, Granary Building (map)
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Furtherfield, in collaboration with the Art/Design and Science Research Group (Central Saint Martins), presents an evening of discussion on the emerging diagnosis of internet addiction.

This event celebrates the publication of Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence edited by Vanessa Bartlett and Henrietta Bowden-Jones. It brings together psychologists, philosophers and artists to explore the seductive and addictive qualities of the digital age. Convened by curator Vanessa Bartlett, this book and event accompany the exhibition and research project Are We All Addicts Now? open at Furtherfield until 12 November (open Sat & Sun 11-5 or by appointment).

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