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After several attempts, it finally worked! The 20th European Textile Network (ETN) conference took place from March 2nd to 4th in Lodz, Poland. These were unforgettable days with exciting guided tours and interesting lectures on the subject of “Codes – stories in textile”. In addition to the participants on site, there were also many who took part online. The lectures are still available online for all participants until April 8th. Read a review and browse through the photos to get an impression of the event or to remember the special days in Lodz.

During the ETN conference, also the venue for the next ETN conference was announced. It will take place in Sheki / Azerbaijan in 2025 – an exciting journey to the land of fire, to one of the most important hubs of the Silk Road. The exact date and further details will follow. Read more about Sehki in the article by Turkay Gasimzade, chairwoman of the Association for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and Support of Azerbaijan Tourism, who introduced us to this place at the conference.

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Article by Julia Royzrakh, IFA Communications Officer