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Design Heritage: Concepts, Contexts, Politics. A Design History Society Symposium

30 January, 1 - 5pm

Design Museum, Bauhaus and Ulm Room, First Floor, London

‘Heritage’ is designed, from landscapes and buildings, to rituals and artefacts. Join us for an afternoon...

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Yulia Karpova

15 January 2020 -

DHS Conference Award winner Yulia Karpova shares her observations from the 2019 DHS Conference The Cost of Design and presents us with some wider frameworks to rethink the themes discussed in the panels.

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Saurabh Tewari
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Saurabh Tewari

9 January 2020 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Saurabh Tewari reflects on his participation in the 2019 DHS Annual Conference, The Cost of Design.

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Vacancy: Department Chair, Art History, University of North Texas

9 January 2020

The University of North Texas (UNT)’s long-standing and dynamic art history program has recently been designated an...

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Vacancy: Alfred University, Theodore Randall International Chair in Art and Design, Division of Art History

9 January 2020

The Division of Art History, New York State College of Ceramics (NYSCC) at Alfred University, is seeking candidates...

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Vacancy: Emerging Media Arts Professors, The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts

9 January 2020

The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, a newly established $57M facility and academic degree at the...

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Vacancy: Vice-Chancellor's Fellow in Design at Northumbria University

9 January 2020

Northumbria University had the biggest rise in research power of any university following the results of the 2014...

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PhD posts available at the University of Tasmania

9 January 2020

The following projects are available for PhD students in 2020 at the University of Tasmania: Communicating...

V&A/RCA History of Design Research Seminar Series 2020
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V&A/RCA History of Design Research Seminar Series 2020

8 January 2020

The V&A/RCA History of Design Research Seminar Series provides a forum for engaging with new thinking in the...

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Design History Society members include all those interested in design: students, designers, lecturers, historians, researchers, craftspeople, manufacturers, archivists, curators, librarians and collectors. New members are always welcomed and actively encouraged to contribute to events and publications.

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CfP: DESIGN IS PRIVATE/DESIGN IS PUBLIC, Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Symposium

23 December 2019

“Design Is Private/Design Is Public” The Twenty-Ninth Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Vanessa Vanden Berghe
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Vanessa Vanden Berghe

20 December 2019 -

In this year's last blog report, Vanessa Vanden Berghe shares highlights from the conference ‘Modernism in the Home’, held in Birmingham, between 1-2 July 2019, which she was able to attend with her DHS Student Travel Award. Vanessa also guides us through her own paper focusing on the consumption patterns of decorated interior especially in the work of architect Oliver Hill (1887-1968).

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Chair’s farewell

17 December 2019

My five years as Chair of the Society seem to have flown by. I step down with the sense that the subject of Design...

Greeting from Incoming Chair
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Greeting from Incoming Chair

16 December 2019

Grateful for this opportunity to serve, I hope to contribute to the Society’s nurturing of the interdisciplinarity...

Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Megan Brandow-Faller
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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Megan Brandow-Faller

11 December 2019 -

Megan Brandow-Faller offers us a vivid glimpse of her new publication "The Female Secession: Reclaiming ‘Women’s Art’ and the Decorative at the Viennese Women’s Academy, 1897-1938", for which she was awarded a DHS Research Publication Grant.

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Noga Bernstein

8 December 2019 -

In our last report from the DHS conference 2018, Design and Displacement, Noga Bernstein shares her invaluable remarks, especially from the point of view of its contribution to a multidisciplinary debate.

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Colin Fanning
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Colin Fanning

27 November 2019 -

Reflecting on his DHS Conference Bursary, Colin Fanning shares some invaluable remarks on matter and materiality in design from his observations on last year's DHS Conference, Design and Displacement.

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Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Design Studies (Tenure Track), California State University, Sacramento

27 November 2019

The California State University, Sacramento is looking for an Assistant Professor of Design Studies with the following...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Nerea Amoros Elorduy
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Nerea Amoros Elorduy

13 November 2019 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Nerea Amoros Elorduy, reflects on her participation in the 2018 DHS Annual Conference, Design and Displacement, sharing some critical highlights from the panels.

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DHS 2021 Call for Conference Convenors is now open!

11 November 2019

The Design History Society warmly welcomes proposals from individual members and institutions that support research...