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Simona Maria Segre Reinach

Associate Professor

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: SPS/09 Economic Sociology and Sociology of Work and Organizations

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SEGRE REINACH Simona Maria

Simona Maria Segre Reinach Professor in Fashion Studies

Academic activities

Associate Professor at Department for the Arts (DAR), University of Bologna, Rimini Campus. (SPS 09). Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale 14/D1 SPS09 e 14/C2 SPS08 (Bando 2012, results

in 2014) 14/C2 SPS08 (Prima Fascia- Bando 2016).

Editor in Chief of Zonemoda Journal.

Visiting Professor: Stokholm University (2003) and Stanford University at Florence (2008).

Courses Taught (6cfu):

· Sociologia della moda

· Organizzazione globale della moda

· Global Fashion

· Fashion Curation

· From 2017: Scientific direction “Trend Research and Fashion Curating workshop” (1° degree Master in Design and Technology for Fashion Communication, University of Bologna and FRI Fashion

Research Italy)

Academy/Department

Board: PhD in Scienza e Cultura del Benessere e degli Stili di Vita, University of Bologna

Other Actvities

Memberships

· Member of MIC (Moda, Immagine, Consumi), Università degli Studi di Milano

· Member of SISEC (Società italiana di Sociologia)

· Member of ModaCult, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milano

Board

· Fashion Theory, The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture

· Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty

· Dress Cultures Series (I.B. Tauris/Bloomsbury)

· International Journal of Fashion Studies

· Zonemoda Journal

· Culture, Moda e Società Series (Mondadori Pearson)

· Fashion in Process (Mandragora)

· Anthem Studies in Fashion, Dress and Visual Culture

· China Matters (Leuven University Press)

Participation to international research groups: Member of the scientific board of CFC Culture Fashion Communication and Member of CREATURE London Metropolitan University.

Referees for papers in scientific Journals: Fashion Theory, Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, International Journal of Fashion Studies,

Scientific activities

Research and Interests: Sociology of globalization, Cultural Studies, Fashion Theory in Anthropological Perspective, Consumption and Communication Studies, China Studies, Fashion Curation.

Main area of research: the globalization of fashion, fashion and national identity, communication and transnational production and consumption.

Field work:

· China (Sept 2002, April 2004, April 2005, April 2006, March-April 2008 and April 2010), contributing to a collaborative study in Cultural Anthropology on Sino-Italian joint - ventures in the field of

textile and fashion (with Prof. Sylvia Yanagisako, Stanford University)

· Italy (2006) Napoli, Bologna, Milano on Fast Fashion Production

Direction of Fashion and Creativity Summer School 2016 for QuVi Dept. in collaboration with the Dept. of Unibo Scienze Aziendali .

Fashion exhibitions catalogues

She contributed essays in fashion exhibitions catalogues as: “Fashion Italian Style” (FIT New York 2003); “150 anni di moda italiana” (Venaria Reale, Torino 2011), “The Glamour of Italian Fashion”

(V&A Museum London 2014), “Bellissima” (Maxxi, Roma 2015), “Il Nuovo vocabolario della moda italiana” (Triennale Milano 2015).

Fashion Curation/Scientific Direction

· Brasile l’arte dell’incontro (Piacenza, Galleria Rosso Tiziano 2011)

80s -90s Facing Beauties. Italian Fashion and Japanese Fashion At a Glance (Rimini Museo della Città, October-December 2013)

· Jungle. The Animal Imagery in Fashion (Torino Venaria Reale, April-September 2017, direction, co-curation and catalogue)

· Fashion in Paradise. Rimini and the Golden Age of Discoteca Paradiso (Rimini 2019)

Agreements and International Conferences

She is a member of the working group signing the agreement between Bologna University and Fashion Research Italy Foundation (FRI) for learning activities and research projects.

She is a member of the scientific committee of the First International Symposium “Fashion, Business, Technology and Design” on Wearability. Bologna, 1 October 2016, with the contribution of the

Comune of Bologna, University of Bologna, Fashion Research Italy Foundation, Unirimini SpA; in collaboration with SigMobile, Bologna Design Week, ICC-Industria Cultura Creatività/Thematic

Action Group; Sponsor: Banca di Bologna, Paolo Castelli.

Direction of the scientific board of Zonemoda International Conference, Rimini 3, 4, 5 Maggio 2017.

Collaborations

Fashion Institute of Technology New York (FIT)

Country: United States of America

Description: From 2019 COIL Course Title: Fashion and Culture: A Global Perspective Prof Yuni Kawamura Local Course Names: “Costume Meets Fashion” at Bologna University in Rimini

"SS376-801 Clothing and Society" at FIT/State University of NY.

Università degli Studi di MILANO

Country: Italy

Description: MIC Moda Immagine Consumi, Research Archive.

Archivi di Ricerca Mazzini

Country: Italy

Description: From Archive to Display, exhibitions

Dr. Wessie Ling, London Metropolitan University

Country: United Kingdom

Description: Collaboration on an edited book on Chinese Fashion. Title: Making Fashion in Multiple China. Publisher: Tauris/Bloomsbury, London, and on an edited Special Issue of Fashion

Theory, “Global China” (2021)

Prof. Sylvia Yanagisako, Stanford University

Country: United States of America

Description: Research Assistant to "The New Silk Road" a collaborative research on the anthropology of sino-italian joint ventures in the fashion industry in China (2010).

Awards

Special Award Modamovie 2016 for Fashion Studies.

Participation as Speaker/Key note to Conferences and Seminars

(from 2013 to the present)

  • 2021 London, LCF Cultural and Historical Studies Digital Symposium.
  • 2021 Milano, Cattolica University, Fashion Tales, Politics through the wardrobe.
  • 2021 New York Casa Zerilli Marimò (Zoom) Becoming Biki. Addressing Style.

- 2020 Online Seminar SISCC LA GIUSTA DISTANZA. La sociologia e il mondo che (forse) verrà, June 26.

- 2020 Zoom Seminar at the European University Institute, Florence, Fashion History Panel, June 16.

- 2020 Webinar at Cosmetica Italia, May 29.

- 2020 Munich, Conference by the DFG-Research Group “Fashion and Styles in African Cities”. Fashion Atmospheres. Aesthetic and Practices in the Afropolis. 31 January.

- 2019 Milano, Cavalli e Nastri Store. Presentation of the book Biki. French Visions for Italian Fashion, and Fashion Installation, December 8-20.

- 2019 Milano, Sozzani Foundation Bookstore Milano. Presentation of the book Biki. French Visions for Italian Fashion, November 6.

- 2019 New York, The Italian Academy at Columbia University, Workshop: Heritage Practices and Critical Fashion Theory, October 3.

- 2019 Shanghai, M on the Bund Shanghai, presentation of the edited book (with Wessie Ling) Fashion in Multiple Chinas. Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape, in collaboration with

ESSCA School of Management, May 23.

- 2019 Shanghai, Jiao Tong University, organization (with Wessie Ling) of the Seminar “Cultural sustainability and heritage in fashion, textile and craft in China”, May 28.

- 2019 New York Parsons The New School, Fashion Curation Panel, March 9.

- 2019 New York, FIT Museum, Fashion Curation Symposium. March 6.

- 2018 Paris, Musée du Quai Branly Jacques Chirac, Parsons Paris, IIAC LAHIC, CNRS e EHESS “One Day Symposium Fashion Displaced”, April 6.

- 2017 Narni, Festival di Sociologia “Bauman e dell’incertezza”. October 13-14.

- 2017 Urbino, Centro Internazionale di Scienze Semiotiche “Umberto Eco” Seminar “Il discorso animale: valori, racconti, prese di parola, September 18-23.

- 2017 Roma, La Sapienza University, Primo Convegno Sise, 26, 27, 28 January.

- 2017, London College of Fashion, The LCF Fashion Media & Imagery Research Hub Special Guest.11 January.

- 2016 Berlin Symposium. Curation: Fashion in Context" 22 January.

- 2015 Torino, Voce del Verbo Moda, conversation with designer Asha Sarhabai, 18 October.

- 2015 Reykjavik The Nordik Conference of Art and History 25 November.

- 2015 Milano, Fashion Tales, International Conference, Università Cattolica 18-20 June.

- 2015 London, The Luxury Conference, Warwick University at the Shard 5-7 February.

- 2014 Newcastle, Northumbria University, Seminar CloThink (Director Wessie Ling):

- Fashion Curation as Research Project, 23 January.

- 2013 Bologna, Workshop 2.The Regulation of Luxury: Morality, The State and the Law, 12-14 December.

- 2013 London, LCF, Non Western Fashion Conference: The Shifting Interests of Sino-Italian Joint Ventures 21-22 November.

- 2013 Bologna, Università di Bologna, Seminar ‘The Influence of Japan on Italian Fashion’: ‘10 October.

- 2013 Macao, ICAS, International Convention of Asian Studies, (Convenor of the Panel “ From Manufacturing to the New Luxury: Chinese Fashion at the Crossroads”. Panelists: Dr. Wessie Ling

LCF, London, Prof. Juajuan Wu, University of Minnesota, Prof. Maurizio Marinelli, University of Technology Sidney, Prof. Peter Mc Neil, University of Technology Sidney, Dr. Xin Gu, Queensland

University of Technology, 24-26 June.

- 2013 Pamplona, Universidad de Navarra, Institute for Culture and Society Graduate. Seminar, Fashion and Identity in a Cultural Key Seminar 19-20 April.

- 2013 Darmstadt, Techinsche Universitat. Seminar: Traveling Fashion. Fashion Diversity Globalization, presentation of a paper on global fashion, 23-24 January.