Veronika Gervers: Research Fellowship in Textiles & Fashion History

Veronika Gervers Research Fellowship, supported by a memorial fund established in 1979 to commemorate ROM curator and textile scholar, Veronika Gervers, exists to promote research incorporating the textile and fashion collections of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).  Applications are encouraged in all areas of textile and costume history. The Fellowship is open to Ph.D. candidates and international scholars whose research can make direct use of, or support, any part of the Museum’s collections.  An annual fellowship of up to CD $9,000 is available.

Next date for applications is March 31, 2019.

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Recent Publications

2014 Dr. Philip A. Sykas, "Promiscuous Prints: British garment prints in Canada, 1780-1880"
2013 Chloe Sayer, "Living Threads: Cloth, Dress and Identity through Mexican History "
2012 Rachel Siberstein , "The Dramatic Cast of Nineteenth-Century Chinese Women’s Vernacular Embroidery"
2011 Kate Strasdin , "A Royal Wardrobe Unlocked: Queen Alexandra 1863 – 1910"
2010 Chloë Sayer , "Rebozos and Sarapes, and the history of Mexican costume and textiles in the ROM’s collection"
2009 Jenny Tiramani , "A Spectacular Survivor from the time of Henry VIII: The Study of a Mid-Sixteenth Century Brigandine", (2010_rom_brigandine.pdf)
2008 Dr. Miriam Ali-de-Unzaga , "Connections between Fatimid and Andalusi Inscribed Textiles"