Call for Papers: Furniture History Society Research Seminar

Friday 23 November 2012

The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London, W1U 3BN

The concept of this event is to present current studies on topics of furniture history, furniture construction/design/conservation and the history of interiors by MA and PhD students, and museum/heritage curators and professionals at an early stage of their career.  It is envisaged that the seminar will provide useful insights into current trends of research. The seminar will be open for attendance by ticket to Furniture History Society (FHS) members and others involved in education and study of furniture and interiors. Each paper should last 15 minutes with a powerpoint presentation in fluent English.

Interested speakers should submit an abstract of 250 words outlining their area of study, research methodologies and sources along with a current CV and details of one referee to Clarissa Ward, FHS Grants Secretary, email  grantsfhs@gmail.com, by 16th April  2012. Some grants for travel expenses from distant locations may be available – if required please give details when submitting abstract.

This event is being organised by the Tom Ingram Fund (FHS Grants) Committee, who will format the programme and confirm details to speakers by 12th May 2012.

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