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DHS Writing & Publishing Workshop

6 September, 10am - 5pm

Georg Morgensternes hus, Room 452, University of Oslo

The Design History Society will host a Writing & Publishing Workshop in conjunction with the 2017 Annual DHS...

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PhD Fellowship in Design History Within Project "Back to the Sustainable Future"

20 June 2017

The University of Oslo, Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, invites applications for a PhD...

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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Ruth Clifford
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Ruth Clifford

17 June 2017 -

I am in the third year of a PhD, studying design and business education for traditional artisans in India. The DHS Student Travel Award enabled me to conduct filming in one of my case study locations: Maheshwar, a small town in Madhya Pradesh state.

Call for Applications: M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2018
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Call for Applications: M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2018

13 June 2017

The M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2018 programme aims to support an original research project investigating...

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European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology (EAAA) Conference 2017

4 June 2017

The Board of the European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology (EAAA) is pleased to announce the 2nd EAAA...

Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yongkeun Chun (Part 1)
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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yongkeun Chun (Part 1)

23 May 2017 -

I am grateful to the Design History Society for awarding me with a Strategic Research Grant, which helped to fund a crucial research trip to Tokyo, Japan. This will inform my PhD thesis, provisionally titled 'Graphic design in colonial Korea and the influence of Japanese Shōgyō Bijutsu'.

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DHS Vacancy: Teaching & Learning Officer

20 May 2017

The Design History Society is now accepting applications for the position of Teaching & Learning Officer. The Teaching...

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Journal of Design History Special Issue: Call for Papers

17 May 2017

Aesthetics and Design History Since its formulation as an independent discipline in the 1970s, design history has...

International Ceramics Festival 2017
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International Ceramics Festival 2017

12 May 2017

The International Ceramics Festival (ICF) is Europe's premier ceramics festival, held at Aberystwyth Arts...

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External Vacancy: Curator/Senior Curator, Modern & Contemporary Design at the National Museum of Scotland

10 May 2017

National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe. With one of the largest and most diverse...

Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors
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Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors

6 May 2017 -

Last month, the Design History Society welcomed three new Ambassadors to the team. Continuing the success of the first two DHS Ambassadors, Zara Arshad and Janine Barker, Vivien Chan, Simon Spier and Suchitra Choudhury have taken up the baton, and hope to take the role to new and exciting places!

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Association of Dress Historians Awards

3 May 2017

The constitution of The Association of Dress Historians (ADH) stipulates that the objective of the charity is the...

Volume 30, Number 2, 2017
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Volume 30, Number 2, 2017

1 May 2017

Talk: The Fashion Revolution at Design Museum, London with David Crowley
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Talk: The Fashion Revolution at Design Museum, London with David Crowley

26 April 2017

Join cultural historian David Crowley to examine the legacy of the Soviet avant-garde in fashion and film design in...

Report: DHS Inaugural Panel at CAA Conference 2017 by Dr Harriet Atkinson
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Report: DHS Inaugural Panel at CAA Conference 2017 by Dr Harriet Atkinson

24 April 2017 -

In February 2017, the Design History Society held its inaugural panel as affiliate at the College Art Association conference in New York. The panel, titled 'Beyond Boundaries: Art and Design Exhibitions as Transnational Exchange from 1945', was co-chaired by Dr Harriet Atkinson (University of Brighton), Dr Sarah Lichtman (Parsons The New School), and Dr Verity Clarkson (University of Brighton).

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External Vacancy: Curator of Digital Design at the V&A

21 April 2017

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London are seeking a Curator of Digital Design to join the Design,...

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Q&A with DHS Essay Prize 2016 Winner, Ingrid Halland
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Q&A with DHS Essay Prize 2016 Winner, Ingrid Halland

18 April 2017 -

Ingrid Halland won the DHS Essay Prize​ in the post-graduate category for her submission, "Designs on our Ultimate Environment: Gruppo 9999, Superstudio and the New Ontological Landscape". Here, DHS Teaching & Learning Officer, Maya Oppenheimer, speaks to Halland about her research.

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Inaugural DHS Design Writing Prize

12 April 2017

In order to encourage, recognise, and support writing that engages audiences in critical and contemporary issues in...

Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad
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Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad

8 April 2017 -

Last month, I experienced one of the most exciting days in my academic life when Tanishka Kachru​, a senior faculty member at National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad, India, invited me to be a part of a history of design workshop.