International Congress
September 18-20, 2024

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September 18-20, 2024
Dressing in French or Spanish style

Eighteenth century fashion in Spain

An International Congress organized by the University of Navarra, the Museo del Traje and the Asociación of Friends of Museo del Traje, with the collaboration of the Museo del Prado, Casa Velazquez and the Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII.

This Congress aims to be an opportunity for academics, teachers and students from Spain and abroad to meet to expose, discuss and examine how fashion was in Spain during the century of the Enlightenment, as well as the role it played in society, art, economy and industry of this era.

Some twenty leading specialists from museums, universities and research centers of European and North American prestige will participate with papers on their respective subjects of study. The congress is also open to other researchers whose proposals are framed within the theme of this meeting.
Dates: September 18, 19 & 20, 2024
Museo del Traje 18th and 19th Museo del Prado 20th

Dressing in French or Spanish style.
Eighteenth century fashion in Spain

Seventeen years have passed since the First International Congress on Spanish fashion in the Hapsburg era was held in Madrid: Dressing in Spanish style.

During this time, interest in the study of clothing has grown in various disciplines of knowledge in our country. For this reason, the congress entitled Dressing in French or Spanish style. Eighteenth century fashion in Spain, establishes a continuity with the one we held in 2007 and, if that one analyzed the Hapsburg period, our intention is to complete it now with the Bourbon period.

Objectives

The purpose of this congress is to study the diffusion of eighteenth-century Spanish dress customs. The eighteenth century, in terms of its dress and fashions, is of an extraordinary singularity for its continuous debate between national fashions and those coming from abroad.

The changes in clothing that took place in the second half of the 18th century reflected the transformation of a society that, with the modern style, as it was called at the time, Rococo, had begun to value comfortable and pleasurable intimacy and with it a new concept of sociability.

The new sociability gave rise to the construction of new representative types of modern life and consequently to new appearances that made it feasible to recover in a committed way the debates on the nature of the sexes and the types of masculinity and femininity of eighteenth-century society.

The change of mentality brought about by the French Revolution in 1789 and the industrial revolution put an end to the Ancien Régime, giving way to the freedom to dress according to personal taste. The democratization of fashion had begun. In 1793 the National Convention proclaimed a decree and a Universal principle of freedom: the freedom to dress freely. The sumptuary laws were abolished.

Call for papers

Speakers

Currently, from the scientific coordination working on the program of the international congress, the following speakers have been confirmed:
– Dra. Aileen Ribeiro (Profesora emérita de The Courtauld Institute of Art).
– Pascale Gorguet Ballesteros (Conservadora en el Palais Galliera, Museo de la Moda de la Ciudad de París).
– Dra. Amalia Descalzo Lorenzo (Profesora de ISEM-Universidad de Navarra).
– Dr. José Nieto Sánchez (Profesor de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid).
– Dra. Sandra Antúnez López (Investigadora de Universidad Autónoma de Madrid).
– Dra. Laura Pérez Hernández (Investigadora de la Universidad de Notthingham).
– Dr. Álvaro Molina Martín (Profesor de la Universidad Nacional Española a Distancia)
– Dr. Carlos Chocarro Bujanda (Profesor de la Universidad de Navarra).
– Dr. Ángel Aterido (Profesor de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid).
– Dra. Catherine Lanoë (Profesora de la Universidad de Orléans).
– Dra. Ruth de la Puerta Escribano (Profesora de la Universidad de Valencia).
– José Manuel Matilla Rodríguez (Conservador en el Museo del Prado).
– Dra. Pilar Benito García (Conservadora en Patrimonio Nacional).
– Dra. Amelia Aranda Huete (Conservadora en Patrimonio Nacional).
– Saga Esedín Rojo (Investigadora en la Escuela del Louvre y en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid).
– Dra. Ruth de la Puerta Escribano (Profesora de Universidad de Valencia).
– Dr. José de la Mano (Historiador del Arte y Galerista).
– Dr. Nicolás Bas (Profesor de la Universidad de Valencia).
– Dra. Lourdes Cerrillo (Profesora de la Universidad de Valladolid).
– Dr. Antonio Calvo Maturana (Catedrático en la Universidad de Málaga).
– Dra. Amaya Alzaga Ruiz (Profesora de la Universidad Nacional Española a Distancia).
– Bastian Salva (Museo de las Artes Decorativas de París).
– María José Rubio (Historiadora del Arte y escritora).
– Dr. Denis Bruna (Conservador en el Museo de las Artes Decorativas de París).
– Dra. Bárbara Rosillo (Profesora de la Universidad Internacional de Valencia).
– Dra. Lesley Miller (Profesora de la Universidad de Glasgow).
– Dra. Elisabeth Gernerd (Profesora de la Universidad de Montfort en Leicester).
– Dra. Rosa María Capel (Catedrática de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid).
– Anne-Cécile Moheng (Asistente de conservación en el Museo de Zadkine en París).

Congress program

Puedes ver el programa (Julio 2024) haciendo click en el siguiente botón:

Registration

The Congress can be followed both in person and online. In both cases it is NECESSARY to register by filling out the following form:

Please send registrations to: congresomoda18@gmail.com e-mail

Organization and scientific coordination

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