ICV27 London

27th International Congress of Vexillology

ICV27, hosted by the Flag Institute, took place in London from 7 -11 August 2017.

The proceedings are forthcoming in PDF format.


The full list of papers appears below in presentation order:

Annie Platoff: Little Leninists: flags, symbols, and the political socialization of Soviet children

Tiago José Berg: Vexillology with high school students

Ted Kaye: American city flag redesign: a welcome change

Kevin Harrington: Flags and the anniversaries of 2017: myths, mistakes, misconceptions

Christopher Maddish: Colour coding and new vexillological avenues for flag design

Pierre-Jean Guionin: The new edition of Album des pavillons et des marques distinctives

Victor Lomantsov: Flags of trade-unions’ sport societies in the USSR

Sekhar Chakrabarti: Variant of dominant political party flag as national flag: confusions and controversies – a case study

John Cartledge: Red for danger

Ralph Bartlett: Flags by King for Country

Rachel Phelan: What’s up with the big green flag? The conservation of the flag of the Irish Republic

Roberto Breschi: A vexillological treasure in Florence, Italy

Manuela Schmöger: kommunalflaggen.eu – a Wiki about municipal flags

Scot Guenter: Historical shifts and emergent paradigms: tradition, ideology, sources of power and influence in flag studies

Alan Hardy: The standard colour set, a common ratio, contrast and individualities

Ralph Kelly: A flag for Empire

Cédric de Fougerolle: Ex-libris and vexillology

Ladislav Hnát: Party flags, colours and logos in the 8th European Parliament

Pluethipol Prachumphol: History of the Thai flag

Barbara Tomlinson: Using and extending the flag collection at Royal Museums Greenwich

Marcel van Westerhoven: Polderboard flags – requiem for a dream

Bruce Berry: The beloved green and white – (white) Rhodesia’s search for a unique symbol of identity

Stoyan Antonov: Flags of Bulgarian municipalities

Hervé Calvarin: Doubts and certainties in vexillology

Jos Poels: Evolution of the Gambian flag

David Chkheidze: The flags of contemporary Georgia

Aleš Brožek: The survey of flags used by rowing clubs in the Czech Republic

Avelino Couceiro Rodriguez: Cuba and Puerto Rico: two flags, two wings of a single bird

Patrice de La Condamine: Flags and the woman

Uroš Žižmund: Two flags, two proposals: a new system of national and rank flags of Slovenia

Stan Zamyatin: County flags of Ireland

Željko Heimer: Historical origins of contemporary Croatian municipal flags

Tony Burton: Budgie smuggling and flag mayhem in Malaysia

Alain Raullet: The third way of raising flags in Brittany

Roman Klimeš: Symbols of the Bohemian Olympic Committee 1912

Carlos Alberto Morales-Ramirez: Zoogeographic vexillology of North America: exploring endemism in sub-national flags

Nicolas Hugot: A journey through constitutional vexillology

Xinfeng Zhao: The flags of Genghis Khan

Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg: Five rings to bring them all: a presentation of the Olympic Flag

Attila István Szekeres: The evolution of the Szekeler flag in the last four centuries

Rob Raeside: Sub-national flags in Canada

Aleksander Hribovšek: The new Association flag and the flags of the officers (Heraldry Society of Slovenia)

Theun Okkerse: The obverse and reverse paradox