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The Rise of the Slipper

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We have moved!

Welcome to the relocated project blog for the ‘If the Shoe Fits’ research project. As you may be aware, this blog was originally attached to a large ESRC-funded project entitled ‘If the Shoe Fits: Footwear, Identity and Transition’ in the … Continue reading

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High Heels – Power or Patriarchy?

By Emily Nicholls On Wednesday 17 July, I dragged myself out of bed at some ungodly hour to slip on my sandals and head down to Sheffield for the Dressed Bodies Symposium and – despite the early start! – it … Continue reading

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Dressed Bodies Symposium

By Jenny Hockey The ‘If the Shoe Fits’ project team hosted a one-day symposium at Sheffield University on 17th July 2013 – after serious difficulty choosing between many inspiring abstracts. In the end we had to go for a long … Continue reading

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Toeing the Line: A sequence of video stories on the theme of travelling a path

by Fiona Candy 2013 In February 2013 I visited India with a group of other artists and designers undertaking research in relation to cotton and textile crafts. We wondered if the ancient handcraft tradition would show us the way to … Continue reading

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