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Textiles & Gender: Production to wardrobe from the Orient to the Mediterranean in Antiquity - 04

The conference will examine the gender division of work in the production of textiles, as well as attitudes to dress and gender across the Near East and Mediterranean culture in antiquity (c. 3000 BCE-300CE), tracing both cross-cultural and culturally specific associations.

FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 04-05-06/10/2018

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Salle des Conférences, Bâtiment Pierre Grappin, Université Paris Nanterre (Nanterre, France)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Mary Harlow; Cécile Michel. Secretary: Louise Quillien

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Thursday, October 4 Morning 9h30-9h45 Registration 9h45-10h00 Welcome and introduction Gender and Textile Production 10h00-10h30 Agata Ulanowska, University of Warsaw Towards engendering textile production in Middle Bronze Age Crete 10h30-11h00 Hedvig Landenius Enegren, University of Uppsala Women, men, girls and boys- gendered textile work at Late Bronze Age Knossos 11h00-11h30 Coffee break 11h30-12h00 Damien Agut, CNRS, ArScAn-HAROC, Nanterre A man’s business? Washing the clothes in Ancient Egypt (2nd and 1st millennium BC) 12h00-12h30 Beate Wagner-Hasel, Universität Hannover Female dues and the production of textiles in ancient Greece 12h30-14h00 Lunch break Afternoon 14h00-14h30 Lin Foxhall, University of Liverpool Women’s work: the gendered practice, behaviors and identities of textile manufacture in ancient Greek and Italic communities 14h30-15h00 Magdalena Ohrman, University of Wales and CTR Work gendering space? Roman gender, Textile work, and Time in shared domestic spaces 15h00-15h30 Lena Larsson Lovén, University of Gothenburg Textiles, femininity and masculinity in Roman society 15h30-16h00 Coffee break 16h00-16h30 Sophie Desrosiers, EHESS, Centre de Recherche Historiques, Paris The sense of weaving: cloth, garments and gender in the Central Andes Gendered garments and accessories in the Ancient Near East 16h30-17h00 Barbara Couturaud, Institut Français du Proche-Orient, Erbil Looking for women. A visual investigation on feminine garments in ancient Mesopotamia during the Early Bronze Age 20h00 Conference dinner Friday, October 5 Morning 10h00-10h30 Louise Quillien, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris The gender of garments in 1st millennium BC Babylonia, an inquiry through texts and iconography 10h30-11h00 Philippe Abrahami, Université de Lille, and Brigitte Lion, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne The gender of clothes in the Late Bronze Age 11h00-11h30 Coffee break 11h30-12h00 Valérie Matoïan, CNRS, Proclac, Paris, and Juan Pablo Vita, CSIC, Madrid Textiles and gender in Ugarit 12h00-12h30 Cécile Michel, CNRS, ArScAn-HAROC, Nanterre Belts and pins as gendered elements of clothing in 3rd and 2nd millennia Mesopotamia 12h30-14h00 Lunch break Garments for gods and goddesses, garments of the dead and of statues Afternoon 14h00-14h30 Maria Giovanna Biga, Università La Sapienza, Roma Textiles and gender in the Syrian society of the 3rd millennium BC according to the Ebla texts 14h30-15h00 Anne-Caroline Rendu Loisel, Université de Strasbourg “I made you put on garments, I made you dress in linen.” Goddesses, gods and garments in Sumerian literature 15h00-15h30 Francis Joannès, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris The goddess Nanaia’s new clothes 15h30-16h00 Coffee break 16h00-16h30 Cecilie Brøns, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen Gender, dress and colour: female garments in ancient Greco-Roman art 16h30-17h00 Mary Harlow, University of Leicester White men and rainbow women: gendered colour coding in Roman dress 20h00 Conference dinner Saturday, October 6 Gendered garments in the Greco-Roman world Morning 10h00-10h30 Catherine Breniquet, Université Clermont-Auvergne, Marie Bèche-Wittmann, Christine Bouilloc, Camille Gaumat, Musée Bargoin, Clermont Métropole, Clermont-Ferrand Garments for potters? Textiles, gender and funerary practices at Les Martres-de-Veyre, France (Roman period) 10h30-11h00 Nikki K. Rollason, University of Leicester Climate change and male clothing in the Later Roman Empire 11h00-11h30 Coffee break 11h30-12h00 Amy Place, University of Leicester Female ‘Fashion’ in the early North African Church 12h00-12h30 Eva Andersson Strand, Copenhagen University, Textile for Textile Research, Copenhagen

Concluding remarks 12h30-14h00 Lunch

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