Open Lecture: Anna-Mari Almila

F/T Futures welcomes you all for the open lecture.

Anna-Mari Almila: The multiple dimensions of ‘comfort’ in dress: rethinking bodies, garments and environments

WHEN_Monday, the 19th of March, 12:00-13:00
WHERE_Aalto ARTS Arabia campus, Room 6088

Dr Anna-Mari Almila is Research Fellow in Sociology of Fashion at London College of Fashion, UAL. She writes in the fields of cultural, global and historical sociology, and her topics include the historical/political construction of urban spaces; the materiality of dressed bodies and their environments; fashion globalization; history of fashion studies; and gendered wine mediation and consumption. She is the author of Veiling in Fashion: Space and the Hijab in Minority Communities (2018 in press, I.B. Tauris), and the editor of The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling Practices (2017) and The Sage Handbook to Cultural Sociology (2016). Dr Almila is a visiting researcher in FTF Fashion/Textile Futures research group during March-May 2018 (Host Professor Niinimäki).