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The Pasold Research Fund

The Pasold Fund promotes and supports research on textile history;  embracing the economic, social and cultural history of textiles, their technological development, design and conservation, as well as the history of dress, and other uses of textiles from prehistory to the present.

It does this by giving financial assistance to researchers, by organising and supporting conferences and workshops and by publishing a monograph series and a major journal, Textile History.

TEXTILE HISTORY Seeks a new Editor 

The Pasold Research Fund invites applicants for the Editorship of its flagship peer-reviewed  journal, Textile History, published twice a year for the Fund by Taylor and Francis. Follow the link for details about the job vacancy here.  Applications should be made by Friday 11th March, 2016.

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Latest news from the world of textile research and the Pasold Research Fund.


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Pasold research grants are awarded to fund high quality research, relating to all branches of textile history including the history of dress and fashion.


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The Pasold Research Fund publishes an important series of research monographs and collections of research essays.


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The page will be called 'Research Resources'. There will be no charges. There will be a registration system for downloads