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Tonya Outtram

Design, Nottingham Trent University

Thesis title:

Challenging the de-industrialisation narrative: East Midlands textile workers 1980-2005

Research Area

  • Design
  • Design History, Theory and Practice

Publications

Briggs-Goode, A., Outtram, T. and Dean, D. (2021) Heritage and Conservation of Nottingham Lace Through Collaboration: Developing Partnerships through Museums, Industry, Community and Education Form Academic 14:2 Form Academic Journal

Conferences

  • May 2021 Biennial International Conference for the Craft Sciences (BICCS2021) University of Gothenburg, Sweden (co-presented with A. Briggs-Goode and D. Dean) presentation title: Heritage and Conservation of Nottingham Lace Through Collaboration: Developing Partnerships through Museums, Industry, Community and Education 
  • 2020 East Midlands Oral History Archive Oral History Festival presentation title: Textile Tales: Stories from an East Midlands Industry
  • 2018 Conservation Matters in Wales Conference, Cardiff (More than an Object, Conserving our Intangible Heritage) presentation title: Lace is a family business: The Conservation of Nottingham Lace Sample Books


Other Research Interests

  • Intangible Heritage
  • Memory Studies
  • Oral History
  • Textile Heritage
  • Costume and textile history
  • Conservation of historic objects (costume and textiles in particular)
  • Conservation ethics

Memberships

  • Institute of Conservation (ICON)
  • Costume Society
  • Museums Association