We very much look forward to you joining our first webinar of 2022 on Tuesday 11th January, Dialogues on the Art of Arab Fashion: Wearable Her-itage: Kohl containers, Hairstyles & Veils with Dr Reem El Mutwalli, Founder of the Zay Initiative, and Jolanda Bos.
GUEST SPEAKER: JOLANDA BOS
Jolanda Bos is an archaeologist and dress anthropologist. At present she studies ancient Egyptian hairstyles from Tell el-Amarna, Egypt, at the University of Leiden (the Netherlands) as part of her PHD research. Jolanda’s other research fields comprise archaeological beadwork anal¬ysis, contemporary costume from the West Asia and North Africa, personal adornment (the combination of dress, body decoration, veils, jewelry and amulets) and the social implications of dress. Over the last thirty years Jolanda worked at several excavations in Egypt (at present at Tell el Amarna, Egypt) and the Netherlands, as well as on museum exhibits both in the Netherlands and in Egypt.
Jolanda is the author of several articles and books (i.e., ‘Paint it, Black’ and ‘Egypt’s Wearable Heritage’), and regularly lectures on the subject.