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Jane Anne Malcolm-Davies
Jane Anne Malcolm-Davies

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  • Section for Evolutionary Genomics

    Øster Farimagsgade 5

    1353 København K

I am an associate professor at the Centre for Textile Research with a particular interest in the history of knitting. My Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellowship, which brought me to Copenhagen in 2015, has resulted in a new protocol for the scientific study of evidence for early knitting and a series of articles in the Archaeological Textile Review (no 60) which publish knitted items from the 16th and 17th century items. I have also designed and published an online database showcasing the 100+ knitted caps I studied - visit www.kemeresearch.com. I am also interested in the therapeutic effects of knitting which is central to my role in THREAD, an Innovation Fund Denmark sponsored "Grand Solution" which aims to provide opportunities for women refugees through an extensive network built around textile craft and culture.

Udvalgte publikationer

  1. Udgivet

    Knitting virtual tribes together: new audiences for cultural objects

    Malcolm-Davies, Jane Anne, 2018, I : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 364, 012031, s. 1-9 9 s.

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

  2. Udgivet

    Sticks, stones, fingers and bones: nurturing knitting and the other neglected non-wovens: Guest editorial

    Malcolm-Davies, Jane Anne, 2018, I : Archaeological Textiles Review. 60, s. 3-9 7 s.

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

  3. Udgivet

    Unravelling the confusions: Defining concepts to record archaeological and historical evidence for knitting

    Malcolm-Davies, Jane Anne, Gilbert, R. & Lervad, Susanne, 2018, I : Archaeological Textiles Review. 60, s. 10-24 15 s.

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

  4. Udgivet

    ‘Silk’ Hats from a Sheep’s Back: how 16th century craftspeople created legal luxuries

    Malcolm-Davies, Jane Anne, 2018, Archaeological textiles - links between past and present, NESAT XIII: Archaeolingua. Bravermanová, M., Březinová, H. & Malcolm-Davies, J. (red.). Liberec: Archaeolingua Alapitvany, Budapest., Bind 34. s. 187-195 & 339 10 s.

    Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportKonferencebidrag i proceedingsForskningfagfællebedømt

  5. Udgivet

    Shedding light with science: the potential for 21st century studies of 16th century knitting

    Malcolm-Davies, Jane Anne, 2017, I : Journal of Dress History. 1, s. 83-91 9 s.

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningfagfællebedømt

Udvalgte aktiviteter

  1. KU Summer School: Textile and Fashion in Theory and Practice through 3.000 years

    Riegels Melchior, Marie (Arrangør), Nosch, Marie Louise Bech (Arrangør), Andersson Strand, Eva (Arrangør), Malcolm-Davies, Jane Anne (Arrangør)
    1 aug. 201714 aug. 2017

    Aktivitet: Deltagelse i eller arrangement af en begivenhed - typerOrganisation af og deltagelse i konference

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