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New Editors needed for Textile History

TEXTILE HISTORY                                                                

Book Reviews Editor  

The Pasold Research Fund wishes to appoint a Book Reviews Editor for its journal, Textile History, published twice a year by Taylor & Francis. The Fund is looking for an individual with a lively interest in the fields of textile, dress and fashion history, who wishes to further develop his/her editorial and networking experience and links with a wide range of researchers.

The person appointed is expected to have a good overview of current publications, a strong track record of their own published research, and some editorial experience.

The role involves:
- Identifying possible books to be reviewed;
- Identifying and liaising with reviewers, both pre- and post-publication;
- Working with the Journal Editors to ensure that high-quality book reviews are received in the correct format when required (twice yearly, usually January and June);
- Briefing reviewers on the required Textile History format and timeframe, especially regarding obtaining correct permissions;
- Checking text, eventual images and permissions when received and forwarding these to the Journal Editors;
- Forwarding proofs to exhibition reviewers, checking proofs themselves and forwarding all corrections to the editors;
- (if based in the UK) Participate twice a year to meetings with the publisher, for which reasonable expenses will be paid.

The Book Reviews Editor will work as part of a team that includes two Editors and the Exhibition Reviews Editor. Information about the journal, including back issues, can be seen on the publisher’s website:
https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ytex20

and further information about the journal’s mission statement and the Pasold Research Fund can be found at:
http://www.pasold.co.uk/textile-history
 
The Editors of Textile History would be happy to discuss the role and its requirements:
Vivienne Richmond (Goldsmiths, University of London) vrtexhist@hotmail.com
Marina Moskowitz (University of Glasgow) Marina.Moskowitz@glasgow.ac.uk

The Book Reviews Editor receives an honorarium of £500 per year. The new Editor would be expected to take up the post in the Autumn of 2018.
Applications, including a CV  (max 5 pages including publications) and a covering letter (max 3 pages) to support the application, should be emailed to Prof. Giorgio Riello (g.riello@warwick.ac.uk), Chair of the Pasold Research Fund, by 30th July 2018.

 

TEXTILE HISTORY                                                                

Exhibition Reviews Editor  

The Pasold Research Fund wishes to appoint an Exhibition Reviews Editor for its journal, Textile History, published twice a year by Taylor & Francis. The Fund is looking for an individual who can make sure that Textile History readers are presented with thoughtful, analytical and well-illustrated reviews of significant British and international exhibitions or television programmes and film productions on textiles and dress.

The Exhibition Review Editor should be aware of the main British and international exhibitions in the field (as well as smaller, but equally relevant initiatives) and should have some editorial experience.

The role involves:
- Identifying possible exhibitions or films to be reviewed;
- Identifying and liaising with reviewers, both pre- and post-publication;
- Working with the Journal Editors to ensure that high-quality exhibition reviews are received in the correct format when required (twice yearly, usually January and June);
- Briefing reviewers on the required Textile History format and timeframe, especially regarding obtaining correct permissions for reproducing images of exhibitions;
- Checking text, images and permissions when received and forwarding these to the Journal Editors;
- Forwarding proofs to exhibition reviewers, checking proofs themselves and forwarding all corrections to the editors;
- (if based in the UK) Participate twice a year to meetings with the publisher, for which reasonable expenses will be paid

The Exhibitions Review Editor will work as part of a team that includes two Editors and the Book Review Editor. Information about the journal, including back issues, can be seen on the publisher’s website:
https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ytex20

and further information about the journal’s mission statement and the Fund can be found at:
http://www.pasold.co.uk/textile-history

The Editors of Textile History would be happy to discuss the role and its requirements:
Vivienne Richmond (Goldsmiths, University of London) vrtexhist@hotmail.com
Marina Moskowitz (University of Glasgow) Marina.Moskowitz@glasgow.ac.uk

The Exhibition Reviews Editor receives an honorarium of £500 per year. The new Editor would be expected to take up the post in the Autumn of 2018.
Applications, including a CV  (max 5 pages including publications) and a covering letter (max 3 pages) to support the application, should be emailed to Prof. Giorgio Riello (g.riello@warwick.ac.uk), Chair of the Pasold Research Fund, by 30th July 2018.




New Monograph Series

From 2018, we are delighted to announce the formation of a new monograph publishing partnership with Boydell & Brewer.  To be known as Pasold Studies in Textile, Dress and Fashion History, the first in the series, published in May 2018, is Threads of Global Desire. Silk in the Premodern World, edited by Dagmar Schafer, Giorgio Riello and Luca Mola.
 
For further information see this website under Publications.




Textile History, Celebrating 50 Years

CONFERENCE 2018

 
Textile History, Celebrating 50 Years.  Hosted by the Pasold Research Fund at the Museum of London, 16 November 2018.  Including panels exploring the evolution of research on textile, fashion and dress history and presentations from new researchers on future directions in textile history.   More information to follow.