// Publications & Talks

Publications from 2012 onwards

that appeared under the name ‘Pamela Ravasio’ are available via the texƧture website’s ‘Outreach’ section.


This page lists publications from 2008 to 2011 that appeared under the name 'Pamela Ravasio' or 'Shirahime'

For older publications, please refer to the list of academic publications 2003-2008.

Presentations

Industry Guide:

  • Sourcing ethically from India: An introductory guide for micro-enterprises and start ups in the fashion industry
    Free download from here.

Articles for the Hand/Eye Magazine‘s online edition.
HE is an independent, international publication which explores the nexus between design and development, culture and commerce, art and craft, and environment and ethics. Its online presence alone counts with 10Mio hits/month and some 5000 registered newsletter recipients.

  • Threads of Beauty – Changing Laotian Women Weavers’ Lives One Thread at a Time
    Publication date: December 9th, 2010.
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  • Threads of Gold – Sawang Boran and the Isan silk weavers
    Publication date: January 6th, 2011.
    Read online
  • Imperial Chinese Robes from the Forbidden City
    Publication date: January 13th, 2011.
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  • Working Class Sashiko: Japan’s extinct textile tradition
    Publication date: January 20th, 2011.
    Read online
  • Evolving Tunisian Pottery – A handshake of tradition with modernity
    Publication date: February 17th, 2011
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  • The Narrative of Design – Rediscovering Spanish filigree and spearheading ethical jewellery
    Publication date: February 24th, 2011
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  • Tunisian Wood and Metalwork – Lifestyle craft close to the citizen’s heart
    Publication date: March 17th, 2011
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  • Bottletop – Fasionista accessories by favela dwellers
    Publication date: March 31st, 2011
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  • Vibrant Tunisian Textiles – A mix of social and cultural diversity
    Publication date: April 14th, 2011
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  • Little Glass Clementine – Weaving life stories into jewellery
    Publication date: April 28th, 2011
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  • Pachacuti’s New Hats – Maintaining the Panama hat tradition
    Publication date: May 12th, 2011
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  • A Homage to Lace – St. Gallen’s tribute lace craftsmanship
    Publication date: May 26th, 2011
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  • Animanà – A vision unites Andean artisans from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego
    Publication date: June 2nd, 2011
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  • Fabric of 1001 Nights – Varanasi’s hand-woven brocade in couture
    Publication date: June 23rd, 2011
    Read online
  • Kimono as an Art – The World of Itchiku Kubota
    Publication date: June 30th, 2011
    Read online
  • The Woolfest – A grassroots movement changes the industry
    Publication date: July 14th, 2011
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  • Connecting People and Color – Lilou’s color quest
    Publication date: September 15th, 2011
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  • Makiarte – The Art of Handcrafts
    Publication date: September 12th, 2011
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Articles for the The Ethical Fashion Source
The online SOURCE Magazine is run by the Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF). The magazine represents covers the following areas from an industry perspective: Business Strategy, Market Developments, Supply Chain Issues, and Expert’s Analysis.

  • Sourcing from developing countries: 
Essential Dos and Don’ts, Part I
    Publication date: May 9th, 2011
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  • Sourcing from developing countries: 
Essential Dos and Don’ts, Part 2
    Publication date: May 16th, 2011
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  • Woolfest: Developments in sustainable wool sourcing
    Publication date: August 26th, 2011
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  • The Responsible Business Standard: A credential for smaller businesses
    Publication date: November 13th, 2011
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Articles for the Sustainabilty Texpertise Network, an initiative by Messe Frankfurt with a quarterly bi-lingual newsletter.

  • [English] Japan: between tradition and high-tech
    Publication date: November 11th, 2011
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  • [German] Japan: Zwischen Tradition und High Tech
    Publication date: November 11th, 2011
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Articles for the Foro de Moda Ética Latinoamérica [Ethical Fashion Forum Latin America; in Spanish]
El foro de Moda Ética es un espacio conformado por organizaciones de la sociedad civil, agentes privados, públicos, empresarios, profesionales, diseñadores, académicos, actores del sector de la Moda y personas de buena voluntad interesadas en promover la responsabilidad social, económica y medio-ambiental en el mundo de la moda.

  • El Foro de Moda Ética Latinoamérica en la Ethical Fashion Show de París
    Publication date: September 21st, 2011
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Articles for the SIX Magazine
SIX was founded with one aim – to celebrate the designers, individuals, independent brands and companies who are creating a more ethical and sustainable future for the fashion industry. The magazine stands for slow fashion, respect for clothes and those who created them, and the return to individuality. SIX magazine heralds the way all fashion should be. It represents the sixth sense all have: style and value

  • WOOLFEST 2011: Heaven for knitwear designer-makers
    Publication date: August 22nd, 2011
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  • Ethical Fashion Show PARIS & Prêt-à-Porter SS12 ethical BEST of – ready to wear
    Publication date: September 15th, 2011
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  • Ethical Fashion Show PARIS & Prêt-a-Porter SS12 ethical BEST of – accessories
    Publication date: September 16th, 2011
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  • SIX minutes with Alinta Higgs
    Publication date: November 4th, 2011
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