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National Institute of Fashion Technology announces a call for research articles for the second volume of the 'NIFT Journal of Fashion'. Each volume of the annual peer reviewed open access research journal has a definite theme of wide-ranging significance on different aspects of fashion with critical thinking on multiple perspectives of relevance to the wider academia and fashion industry.

Theme: Sustainable Futuring: Policies, Strategies and Practices

The theme ‘Sustainable Futuring: Policies, Strategies and Practices’ focuses on new ways of thinking and doing viewed through the lens of national and global perspectives and experiences. We welcome articles that further compelling dialogues on sustainability in the fashion domain emerging from the intersection of education, design, technology, marketing and management/business and enterprise. Under these core areas, the contributions can address (but are not limited to) one or more of the following sub-themes:

  • Apparel production and sustainable eco-systems
  • Artificial Intelligence in garment manufacturing systems
  • Blockchain and sustainable supply chains
  • Fashion and green and blue economies
  • Recycling and upcycling
  • Resilience, independence and interdependence for sustainable livelihoods in grassroot enterprises, handicrafts and handloom sectors
  • SDGs and Environmental Safeguard Policies in India
  • Sustainability and fashion in the Anthropocene
  • Sustainability studies in fashion education
  • Sustainability approaches by corporate businesses
  • Vegan alternatives in apparel and accessories
  • Women’s enterprises and sustainability

The research article, complete in all respects and formatted according to the author guidelines should be submitted via email at editor.njf@nift.ac.in by 30th August 2022.

Timeline for publication of the second volume

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Activity

Schedule

1.

Call for research articles

10thJune 2022

2.

Submission of research articles

By 30th August 2022

3.

Notification to contributor regarding recommendation of the reviewers (Accepted / Accepted with revisions / Rejected)

By 20th October 2022

4.

Submission of revised research article

By 20thNovember 2022

5.

Notification to contributor regarding final acceptance of research article for publication

By 20thDecember 2022

6.

Release of NIFT Journal of Fashion

By 30th January 2023