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CONFLICT: Archives, Collections and Heritage
Research workshop 25 March 2024

University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Denmark

Attend online or in-person. Register for the workshop here.

Global Fashioning Systems seminar, co-organised with Prof. Elsa Ivanez in partnership with the National Museum of Denmark, 14 June 2023, Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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The Art of Ikat: A Cambodian Renaissance 
Exhibition 22 February - 31 May 2024

Royal Danish Library - University of Copenhagen South Campus

CUNY Academy of Humanities and Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC
Author Presentations and Panel Discussion 
Friday March 8, 2024

Skilled Immigrants in the Textile and Fashion Industries Stories from a Globe-Spanning History, edited by Nazanin Hedayat Munroe, Director of Textiles, Business & Technology of Fashion, City Tech – CUNY

Paper “Key moments in silk politics, production and heritage in twentieth-century Cambodia,” American University of Paris and IHTP/CNRS, organised by Sophie Kurkdjian et Renate Stauss, Paris, France, 4 April 2023. Seminar Made with: Flows of cultures and materials between cultural appreciation and appropriation.

Paper “Investigating female entrepreneurship in silk production in contemporary Cambodia,” Gendered Threads of Globalization Conference, 10-12 March 2023, University of Victoria, BC, Canada.

Paper “What to Make out of Loss? Textiles from the National Museum of Cambodia”, Design History Society Annual Conference “Design and Transience”, Izmir, Turkey and virtual, 8-10 September 2022

Moderator of Recalibrating the Compass online roundtable series, session Tourism and Cultural Heritage, 31 August 2022
Titled “Recalibrating the Compass: What Future for Asia-Europe Cultural Relations?”, ASEF Foundation/Culture 360 has organised a series of 5 closed-door roundtables to facilitate conversations on pressing themes for the arts and culture communities in Asia and Europe to design a new, more resilient, and participatory approach for the future.

Paper “Introducing the TEX-KR project: Exploring Cambodia’s Textile Materiality of Conflict”, Interdisciplinary Conference “Textures of Emotions: Storytelling and Textiles“, Athens, Greece – 8-9 July 2022
Organiser: Progressive Connexions


Invited talk at the National Museum of Cambodia “The Textile Collection at the National Museum Before 1975: What We Can Learn from the Archives” – 15 June 2022
In conversation with Chhay Visoth, Director of the National Museum of Cambodia

Open-house at the Centre for Textile Research, SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen. Presentation “Materialising Technical, Cultural, and Human Loss through Cambodian Textile Study” – 6 May 2022
The Centre for Textile Research, an internationally recognised leading research centre at the University of Copenhagen, organised an open house in which in-house researchers were able to share their current projects and cutting-edge methods with visitors, students and peers.


The Nordic Asia Podcast. Episode  “What Remains: Textiles from Tuol Sleng” – April 2022
In conversation with Dr Terese Gagnon, postdoctoral researcher at NIAS
What can textiles tell us about histories of genocide and the lived experiences of prisoners? In this episode, Dr Magali-An Berthon discusses the treatment of prisoners at S-21 and how clothes played a role in their imprisonment and dehumanisation.


Cambodia Seminar Series Online talk “The Making and Unmaking of the National Museum of Cambodia’s Textile Collection” – 16 March, 2022
with Dr Eve Zucker, CKS President and Lecturer in Anthropology, Yale University, USA

Organisers: NIAS Nordic Institute of Asian Studies; Center for Khmer Studies (CKS); Columbia University Weatherhead East Asia Institute; and New York Southeast Asia Network (NYSEAN)

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