Nathaniel Beard (UK) – Global Dialogues: Fashion Digital Marketing conference
Nathaniel Dafydd Beard is Associate Teaching Fellow on the MSc International Fashion Marketing and MBA International Fashion Management courses at Coventry University London Campus (CULC). Alongside this he is also Teaching Fellow in Fashion Management and Marketing at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton and a PhD Candidate in the Department of Fashion and Textiles, School of Material, Royal College of Art. His work has been published in Arc, Address: Journal of Fashion Writing and Criticism, BIAS: Journal of Dress Practice, DASH Magazine, Fashion Theory: Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, and Sexymachinery and presented in papers at the universities of Brighton, Helsinki, London, Oxford, Sheffield and Warwick, London College of Fashion, Royal College of Art, Institut Français de la Mode (IFM), Paris, and Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan and The Costume Society. In 2012 he convened Fashioning the City: Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures, and Systems, the Royal College of Art’s first full-scale international, inter-disciplinary conference on fashion. As a cross-disciplinary forum for PhD-level and early-career fashion and dress researchers he co-founded the Fashion Research Network (FRN) in 2013. He continues in this role working in collaboration with organizations including, amongst others, the Centre for Fashion Curation, Courtauld Institute of Art, National Portrait Gallery, Royal College of Art, Open University, Somerset House, Tate Modern, and V&A Museum.