Stop Press! Registration ends Monday.

“Dyes in History and Archaeology (DHA) is an annual conference that focuses on the discussion of dyes and organic pigments used in the past. This includes their history, production, application and properties, as well as their analytical characterisation and identification, mainly in textile objects, but also on painted surfaces.” – DHA website.

Sessions for this virtual conference will be held each day from 15-19 November, from 15:00 to 18:30 GMT. A wide range of subjects will be covered by the international presenters. These include indigo in 18th century tapestries, dyes of the 18th century West African textiles, calico printing in Mulhouse 1750-1914, traditional dyeing in Latvia and Estonia, shellfish purple from Oaxaca, the colour purple in the Andes and many more. The full programme can be accessed here.

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Please note that registration closes at 13:00 GMT on Monday 8 November so you haven’t got long to sign up!