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Call for papers--Twentieth Century Furniture Research Group

From: Jake Kaner <jkaner01>
Date: Friday, May 11, 2007
Call for Papers:
Twentieth century Furniture Research Group

This year the Fifth Conference entitled "Furniture Design and
Manufacture, 1970-2000" takes place on November 16 2007 at the
Design Museum, London.

This year the conference themes will be based upon the following
subject areas,

    *   Furniture manufacturing
    *   Design and make
    *   Conservation
    *   Collections

We are particularly interested in those who worked in the period
1970-2000 who can provide perspective on furniture based activities
that are representative of this time. We are also interested in
those who have experience of conservation and/or curation of
furniture produced at this time (1970-2000). It is also an aim of
this conference to provide a collective forum for designers, makers,
curators and conservators where issues can be raised, articulated
and discussed through presentation with opportunity for
questions/discussion. Finally we are keen to present papers with an
international perspective to give a global representation to the
conference.

If you would like to informally discuss your proposed abstract then
please contact either

    Prof. Jake Kaner
    +44 1494 522 141
    jake.kaner [at] bcuc__ac__uk

or

    Sharon Grover
    +44 1494 522 141
    sharon.grover [at] bcuc__ac__uk

Please submit abstract (150-250 words) to jake.kaner [at] bcuc__ac__uk,
before July 27 2007.

Full papers to be submitted by October 26  2007.

Prof. Jake Kaner
Furniture Research Centre
Faculty of Creativity and culture
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
Queen Alexandra Road
High Wycombe
Bucks HP11 2JZ


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