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In January 2017, Danielle Bruggeman was appointed as Professor of Fashion at ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, the Netherlands. For more recent information, please see: and

Conference presentations:


Vlisco: Made in Holland, Adorned in West-Africa

invited keynote lecture, conference on African fashion: Moda e culture africane in Italia

ModaCult & Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, May 6, 2016.


Transformational Assemblages and Material Encounters: The Case of Viktor & Rolf 

International conference Fashion Thinking: Theory, History, Practice

University of Southern Denmark, October 30-November 1, 2014.


Interdisciplinarity in Fashion, in collaboration with Anja Köppchen, Maaike Feitsma and Constantin von Maltzahn,

Moving Humanities conference, Graduate School for the Humanities 

Radboud University Nijmegen, October 18, 2012.


Dutch Fashion Photography: Re-Imagining Identity Dynamics

International conference Fashioning the City: Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems

Royal College of Art, London, September 19-21, 2012.


Viktor & Rolf: Towards an Immanent Aesthetics. The Use of Deleuzean Theory for Fashion Studies

International conference Fashion Tales

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, June 7-9, 2012.


Marlies Dekkers: Lingerie Epitomizing Post-Feminist Identity

Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues, Oxford, September 22, 2011.


Marlies Dekkers and the Female Body Dressed in Lingerie: Living Dolls or Art?,

London Fashion Colloquia

London College of Fashion, September 21, 2011.


Creative Performances of Becoming. The Case of Aynouk Tan

Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues, Oxford, September 24, 2010.


Fashion: identities-in-becoming

3rd International Deleuze Studies Conference: Connect, Continue, Create,

Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) & Centre for the Humanities, Utrecht University (CfH), July 13, 2010.


Embodied Memory Performances through Fashion

Performances of Memory in the Arts

Radboud University Nijmegen, May 28, 2010.



Lectures (a selection):


Imaginations of Identity: Playing with Identity in the Virtual Realm of Fashion

Lecture as part of the event 'Immaterialicious' by Nuages Gris,

Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, July 8, 2016.


Dutch Fashion Photography: Liquid Bodies and Fluid Faces 

masterclass in collaboration with dr. Marie-Aude Baronian for the RMa course Trending Topics,

Research School for Media Studies (RMeS), University of Amsterdam, February 20, 2015. 


Redefining the Human Form in Fashion

invited to lead a discussion on the work of designer Imme van der Haak, symposium The Future of Fashion is Now,

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, November 20, 2014.


Fashion as Art: Viktor & Rolf

guest lecture as part of the course ‘The Culture of Fashion’ (prof.dr. Anneke Smelik), Cultural Studies,

Radboud University Nijmegen, December 13, 2013.


Dutch Hybridity

guest lecture as part of the course ‘Key Concepts: Globalizing Fashion/Studies’ (dr. Hazel Clark), MA Fashion Studies,

The School of Art and Design History and Theory, at Parsons the School for Design, New York City, November 21, 2013.


Dutch Fashion Photography: Imaginations of Identity

lecture as part of the ‘MMousse Fashion Bites, Fresh Views’,

Amsterdam Fashion Week, January 25, 2013.


Viktor & Rolf: de terugkeer naar pure materialiteit

presentation of the research project Dutch Fashion Identity in a Globalised World,

in cooperation with Premsela, The Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion, Eusebiuskerk, Arnhem, June 5, 2012.


The Fluidity of Dutch Fashion Identities

lecture for the study day Global/Local Identities & Material Culture,

Royal College of Art, London, May 14, 2012.


Marlies Dekkers en het vrouwbeeld van de 21e eeuw

presentation of the research project Dutch Fashion Identity in a Globalised World

Arnhem Mode Biennale, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem (MMKA), Arnhem, June 21, 2011.

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