Fab in a Dangerous World: A Blog Looking at the Relationship Between Fashion and Politics

My colleague Andreas Behnke teaches at the University of Reading in the UK. His focus is international political theory, but recently has been looking at fashion issues as they relate to conflict, war, peace, and security.  His blog “Fab in a Dangerous World” demonstrates how issues of culture and conflict permeate all facets of life including what we wear.

His first blog post  – “On Wearing a Qipao to the Prom” – is about a recent event where a U.S. school student decided to dress for her prom Chinese style… and what happened.  It’s a great read.

Click here or below for the entire blog.

 

Screen Shot 2018-05-17 at 5.16.31 PM.png

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s