Call For Papers, British Quilt Study Group Seminar

THE BRITISH QUILT STUDY GROUP
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR 2017 ANNUAL SEMINAR

BQSG invites submissions for original, previously unpublished research covering quilt or related textile study for the 2017 Seminar and inclusion in the journal Quilt Studies.

Contributions can be on any aspect of quilt and textile-related study, both historical and contemporary. Contributions from new researchers are especially welcome.

Papers can be up to a maximum number of 6000 words (excluding endnotes and appendices) in length, and shorter papers between 2000 and 2500 words are also welcomed.

In the first instance, please submit an abstract of approximately 500 words, outlining the area of research indicating primary and secondary sources and the proposed length of the paper.

Send the abstract to the Administrator for the Research Panel at research@bqsg.org.uk by 30 November 2016.

Selected papers will be presented at the BQSG seminar to be held in October 2017 (venue to be confirmed). Papers presented at the annual seminar are normally published in the well-respected BQSG journal Quilt Studies.

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