Stories of Immigrant Labor in Global Textile and Clothing Production edited by Nazanin Hedayat Munroe
The Evolution of an Identity: Tracing the Trajectory of Sindhi Arjak Across Borders
February 2024


‘Textiles of Punjab’ Seminar | Textile and Clothing Research Centre (TCRC), Chandigarh
Mapping Missionary Influence of Domestic Crafts in Undivided Punjab
06 Aug 2022

Responsible Fashion Series | University of Antwerp, Belgium
Paper Presentation – The modern-day haat: Role of digital technology in shaping artisan-customer dynamics during the pandemic
15 Oct 2021

Futuring Craft | Indian Ocean Craft Triennial at Curtin University, Perth,  Australia
Paper Presentation – The Domestic Craft and the Artefact: Discovering Provenance, Exploring Interrelationships
18 Sept 2021

Design Culture (s) | Cumulus Roma 2021 at Sapienza University, Rome
Paper Presentation – Shifted Paradigms in Sustainable Fashion Design Education: Studying Implications & Effectiveness of Pedagogical Methods adopted in a Pandemic  Setting
9 June 2021

IFFTI 2020 | Kent State University, United States (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)
Paper published in proceedings – ‘Untapped’: Exploring Craft Potential of Urban Women Through Technology Intervention
Aug 2020

Fashion Colloquia 2020 | Arch College of Design and Business, India
Paper published in proceedings – Tracing The Everyday: The Rubric of Slow Fashion
Jan 2020

International Conference on Sustainability Education (ICSE) at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India 
Paper Presentation – Teacher’s training for sustainable development in the context of design education
10 Sept 2019

LeNS World Distributed Conference | Srishti Institute of Technology, India 
Paper Presentation – Zero Waste: Exploring Alternatives Through Folding
3-5 April  2019


Home/ Making Symposium | Concordia University, Montreal
‘Meet the Makers’ Roundtable with Fiona Harrington and Rosa Borrás
11 May 2023

Annual New Research in Dress History Conference | The Association of Dress Historians (ADH), Manchester Metropolitan University 
A refuge for the displaced: Post-partition worlds of sewing
21 April 2023

Personal Writing and Textual Practices in the British Empire, C19th-20th | University of Leicester
How did I learn this?  Constructing Needlecraft Cultures in Colonial India, c.1850-1947
14 April 2023

Art History Conference – Participatory Needlework as Tangible and Intangible Heritage | UCL, London
Indian Women, Wartime Knitting and Participatory Spaces of Production
13 April 2023

Mending and Making Conference | Endangered Material Knowlege Program and British Museum
Patched Stories on Indian Textiles
25 Jan 2023

Material Matters Conference | Fort Ticonderoga
The Sepoy and His Lota
21 Jan 2023

Memory in a Digital Age Conference | IIT Madras. Chennai
Does the domestic demand to be archived? Explorations in memory of confined spaces and making
24 Aug 2022

Knitting History Forum Conference 2021: Heads, Hands & Feet
From jorab (socks) to dastana (gloves): Tracing provenance of Hand-knitting in the Indian Subcontinent
13 Nov 2021

Curation and Conservation: Dress and Textiles in Museums | Association of Dress Historians, Turin, Italy
Display of Indian Textiles: How Can a Sensorial Experience be Created for Better Viewer Engagement and Contextual Awareness
22 Oct 2021

TILT Conference | Nottingham Trent University (NTU), UK
Research Presentation – A Response to Teaching through a Pandemic: Building Systems to Support Learning Communities in Design Education Environments
14 Sept 2021

Fashion and Climate Change Symposium | Manchester Fashion Institute (MFI), UK 
Research Presentation – Reversing fashion systems: Studying how overproduction is responsible for overconsumption in the industry
10 Sept 2021

Pivot 2021 Virtual Conference, Dismantling Reassembling: Tools for alternative futures | OCAD University, Toronto
Paper Presentation – Recording Circular Loops of Use and Re-Use of Clothing and Textiles adopted by Indigenous Communities in India
23 July 2021

Patterns of Struggle and Solidarity Conference | Postcolonial Studies Center, Nottingham Trent University (NTU), UK 
Research Presentation – Imagery as a Tool for Cultural Activism: Analysing and Discussing Narratives around Sari, an Indian drape
18 June 2021

International Upcycling Symposium 2020 | Research and Practice, De Montfort University, UK
Research Presentation – Scaling up Upcycling: Studying challenges and suggesting solutions for its integration in the existing supply chain
4 Sept 2020


Crochet Workshop, Goa
Crochet Jewellery-making workshop for Artisanal upskilling
19-21 Sept 2022

Digital Multilogue at American University of Paris, France
Workshop – Between Active and Experiential
1 Oct 2021

University of Mauritius, Department of Engineering
Research Presentation – Reversing fashion systems
22 Sep 2021

AYA Workshop | DD Architects 
Talk – Colors from Nature
1 June 2021

Coventry University Virtual World Tour 2021
Embroidered Textiles as an Expression of Cultural Identity
Presentation co-presented with Saumya Pande & Gunjan Arora (IIAD, India)
26 April 2021

Dhaaga X Okhai 
Crochet Workshop for Artisan Training
Sept 2020

Five Million Incidents Project 
Workshop – Zero Waste Fashion Design
Goethe Institute/ Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, India
21 Sept 2019


USTTAD Crochet of  Goa (Ministry of Textiles X NID)
Ethnographic fieldwork, research and documentation on crochet in Goa
June-Dec 2022

Sustainability Research Consultant – Protocol and Framework Development
May-June 2022

Make a Mark – Community Couture X British Council
Zero Waste Design and Construction
Jan-Mar 2022

TYT Partners
Logo Design & Development for Digital & Print
Feb-Mar 2020

Chitranee Khanna
Capsule Collection Design, Development & Production – Range of 75 garments
Apr-Oct 2018

Design & Development for a few pieces, co-working with Saumya Pande
Apr-May 2017

Brochure Design & Development
Jan-Mar 2016

User Interface Design for App Development
July-Aug 2015


Home/ Making Symposium 2023 | Concordia University, Montreal
Creative Research Showcase titled ‘Crochet; Domesticated’
May 2023

Fashion Colloquia 2020 | Arch College of Design and Business, India
Zero Waste Garment Design
Jan 2020

Redress Alumni Showcase | Centerstage, Hong Kong
Fold Zero – A Zero Waste Collection
4-8 Sept 2019

Local Projects Challenge | Columbia University’s Digital Gallery, UN Habitat Urban Thinkers Campus
Project Untapped
Nov 2019


a place called home
Gulmohur Quarterly Issue 01
March 2021

A Circular Yarn
Fashion Revolution Fanzine issue 004 Fashion Craft Revolution
April 2019

Being Katharine Hepburn
Fashion Revolution Blog
April 2019

Articles on Medium


Between Pleats – Najrin Islam (Oct 2020)
Goeth Institut – Five Million Incidents Project (2019)
Redress Design Award annual magazine (2019)
Redress Design Award annual magazine (2018)


Dundeed Competition 2019 Top 5 – Project Untapped
Design Principles & Practices 2020 – Emerging Scholar Award
Redress Design Award Semi-Finalist 2019
DLF Emporio Awards Finalist 2018-19
Redress Design Award Semi-Finalist 2018
Live Protege Finalist 2015