UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS CENTRE FOR HERITAGE RESEARCH in collaboration with the Creative Minds Project, Yorkshire Museums Libraries and Archives Council and the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA)


Thursday 14 April 2005 4.30pm-6.30pm. Tea from 4pm

Venue: Room 1.09, Leeds University Business School, Maurice Keyworth Building Location information:

Seminar Aims: * to identify key heritage issues in Yorkshire’s textile technologies * to examine diverse cultural influences (past and present) on regional innovationsin textiles technologies * to explore the representation of textile innovations (past and present) in educational and museums contexts

SPEAKERS Dr Janet Greenlees, (Centre for History of Science Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester), “19th and 20th Century Textile Technologies and International Influences in Yorkshire and the Northwest”.

Mr Abdul Thomas, (Centre for Textile Technology, Huddersfield) “Smart Textiles and contemporary manufacturing processes in the Yorkshire region”

Professor Michael Hann (Director of ULITA) “Diversity in Coloration and Patterning Techniques” (Commentators TBA)

This seminar includes a wine reception sponsored by YMLAC’s Creative Minds project and a viewing of the ULITA exhibition “Patterns of Culture – Techniques of Decoration and Coloration”. For more information on ULITA visit

ONLY 50 PLACES ARE AVAILABLE SO ADVANCE BOOKING IS STRONGLY ADVISED Please send all booking requests to [email protected]

************************************************************************ I would like to reserve a place at the ULITA seminar on Thursday 14th April NAME: Institution: E-mail address (or phone number)

Please send bookings to Becky Bracey by 4pm Friday 8th April

E-mail [email protected] – please use subject header “ULITA seminar 8th April”

Or post to Becky Bracey at : Yorkshire Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, Farnley Hall, Hall Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS12 5HA. Or Fax: 0113 279 1479