5-6 Oct 2017: The Nordic Utility Glass Conference

The Nordic Utility Glass Conference 2017: Glass, dining and design

Glass, dining and design is the theme for The Nordic Utility Glass Conference 2017. This year's conference takes place in Växjö and is being organised by Kulturparken Småland/The Swedish Glass Museum and Linnaeus University.

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The Nordic Untility Glass Conference 2017 aims to explore utility glass from a cultural and design-history perspective with a focus on dining and table setting artefacts throughout the ages.

We are proud to announce confirmed speakers: Lina Grund-Bäck, RISE, Gunnel Holmér and Björn Arfvidsson, Kulturparken Småland/The Swedish Glass Museum, Kaisa Koivisto, The Finnish Glass Museum, Erika Lagerbielke, Linnaeus University, Carita Rassa, Ph D student Finland, Anders Selbing, Glasrikets Skatter.

The conference welcomes researchers, designers, museum staff, glass specialists, students and glass enthusiasts.

The first Nordic Utility Glass Conference was held in Denmark in 2016 on the initiative of Naestved Museum, this one will be the second in the series.

This year's conference welcomes researchers, designers, museum staff, glass specialists, students and glass enthusiasts.

Short information on the conference 

The conference fee 900 SEK includes conference dinner, lunch day 2 and transport to and from Kulturarvscentrum Småland (archives and collections).
Students are invited to attend the lectures free of charge, meals at cost. The conference fee will be invoiced to your email address.

The conference will take place att The House of Emigrants, Södra Järnvägsgatan 2, Växjö.

Please register to and address any questions to:

Gunnel Holmér, Kulturparken Småland:
Phone: +46 (0) 470 70 42 04

For further information please follow this link: Kulturparken Småland

Please register no later than 22 of September!