Stories and politics at Textile & Place Conference 2020

Next Conference Textile and Place 2020 explores the politics of textiles. Hosted by Manchester School of Art, the conference builds upon the debates from the first Textile and Place conference and will take place on 23rd and 24th April 2020 at the Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University. Stories of political stitches, memories and…

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Call for Papers on Textile Intersections:

Textile Intersections Conference organised by the Textile Design Research Group at Loughborough University in collaboration with Royal College of Art and Queen Mary University London, launched a call for papers. The conference will be held in London, Loughborough University in London, from 12 to 14 September 2019. TEXTILE INTERSECTIONS is interested in topics related to…

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Creative economy employment in the EU and UK

This report compares the size and growth of the EU’s creative industries on a consistent basis. Key Findings: The creative industries employ 11.4 million people in the EU, accounting for 5 per cent of the EU workforce. Sweden has the highest proportion of its workforce employed in the creative industries (8.9 per cent), followed by Finland…

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