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Call for papers--Twentieth Century Furniture Research Group

From: Jake Kaner <jkaner01>
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2004
Call for papers
Twentieth Century Furniture Research Group
Second conference
High Wycombe Campus (BCUC)
Thursday, June 10, 2004

The themes of the day will be based around furniture conservation,
design, history, and technology. The focus will be on furniture,
which was produced between 1939 and 1954. We are currently looking
for papers on the following topics,

    *   The effects of WW1/2 on furniture manufacturers, adaptation
        and production

    *   Utility furniture

    *   Upholstery developments, including foam

    *   Furniture retailers

    *   New materials, including polymers

    *   Designer furniture 1939-1954

Each paper will be of between 20 and 30 minutes duration.

Abstracts should be 200-300 words long including a brief
bibliography and an approximate number of images given.

Abstracts for papers should be sent before February 20, 2003 to,

    Sharon Grover, MPhil
    The Research Centre for Furniture
    Faculty of Design
    Queen Alexandra Road
    High Wycombe
    HP11 2JZ
    United Kingdom

If you would like to informally discuss your proposed paper then
please contact

    Prof. Jake Kaner
    +44 1494 522 141
    jkaner01 [at] bcuc__ac__uk

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