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Review: Creating African Fashion Histories Conference.
Review: Creating African Fashion Histories Conference.

This one-day conference took place at Brighton Museum in collaboration with departments from the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex, and included speakers from USA, Morocco and South Africa. It ran in conjunction with the Fashion Cities Africa exhibition, currently on display at Brighton Museum until 8 January 2017.

8 December 2016 -

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Review: Colour, Vision and Materiality
Review: Colour, Vision and Materiality

In her article “Sticky Layers and Shimmering Weaves: A Study of Two Human Uses of Spider Silk”, featured in the Journal of Design History (Vol. 29, No. 1, 2016), artist and researcher Eleanor Morgan observes that spider silk has been collected and used for centuries in different parts of the world for varying purposes...

24 August 2016 -

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Where is the History of Design Going?
Where is the History of Design Going?

The one-day symposium Where is the History of Design Going? was organised by Stéphane Laurent of the University Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, to address the way in which the discipline of Design History has developed in both the UK and France and, more importantly, where it is heading, especially in the latter country.

14 July 2016 -

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The Art and Architecture of C.F.A. Voysey: English Pioneer Modernist Architect and Designer By David Cole. The Images Publishing Group (Victoria, Australia)
The Art and Architecture of C.F.A. Voysey: English Pioneer Modernist Architect and Designer By David Cole. The Images Publishing Group (Victoria, Australia)

Agendas of many Voysey researchers and their resulting publications endeavour to position Charles Francis Annesley Voysey in a particular way within an active landscape of artist-architect-designers in English, early modernist design history. For Voysey, this is no easy task because his portfolio of works – and unfinished designs – provides a wealth of directions and he does indeed defy easy categorization.

7 September 2015 -

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Spaces and Flows: Sixth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies Decline Belt Cities and Places: Prospects, Problems, Possibilities
Spaces and Flows: Sixth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies Decline Belt Cities and Places: Prospects, Problems, Possibilities

​The Sixth International Conference on Spaces and Flows, to be held November 2015 in Chicago, is premised on a notion: that cities across the global north and global south are mysterious and turbulent places...

10 May 2015 -

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(De)constructing Utopia at the Humanities Research Institute
(De)constructing Utopia at the Humanities Research Institute

​(De)constructing Utopia: Design in Eastern Europe from Thaw to Perestroika, a conference hosted by the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield (May 2nd–3rd 2014), brought together speakers from the UK, Germany...

22 October 2014 -

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The Art School: The Future for Theory?
The Art School: The Future for Theory?

​Dr Marquard Smith, the newly appointed head of doctoral studies in the School of Humanities at the Royal College of Art, convened this one-day symposium at London's ICA to address the future of theory in art and design schools...

31 May 2014 -

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The High Wycombe Furniture Archive at Bucks new University

The collection comprises a wide range of furniture related material representing furniture companies from this furniture-manufacturing town. An AHRC major award funded the project, where over 16,000 borne digital assets were created...

1 March 2014 -

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