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Reflecting on Global Design History Practices

2 February 2019, 2 - 5pm

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ

The Design History Society is hosting an afternoon event on Saturday 2nd February at 70 Cowcross Street, EC1M...

Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 1)
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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 1)

11 December 2018 -

From 6-8 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in New York, USA for the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement. The DHS Ambassadors, Vivien Chan (VC) and Simon Spiers (SS), along with the Society's Student Officer, Lydia Caston (LC), review some of the activities that took place as part of the event.

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External Event - Fault Lines: Design / Research at KABK / Leiden University

6 December 2018

Free one-day symposium organised by the KABK Lectorate Design: Design and the Deep Future. You are warmly invited...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Jessica Brier
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Jessica Brier

3 December 2018 -

With the generous support of the Design History Society, and the assistance of Laura Weill, Assistant Curator of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading, I spent a week in September 2018 immersed in the Otto and Marie Neurath Isotype Collection.

Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Fiona Anderson
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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Fiona Anderson

30 November 2018 -

DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant recipient, Fiona Anderson, reviews her participation in the 2018 DHS Annual Conference.

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External Vacancy - Assistant Professor of Art History (Design History), Drexel University

28 November 2018

The Art and Art History Department of Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design invites...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Suzanne Rowland
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Suzanne Rowland

22 November 2018 -

Earlier this year, PhD student Suzanne Rowland was granted a DHS Student Travel Award to conduct further research in the US.

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Extended Deadline - CFP LearnXdesign Conference 2019

17 November 2018

LearnXdesign is a conference series by DRS Special Interest Group in Design Pedagogy (PedSIG), cultivating symbiotic...

Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Marta Filipová
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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Marta Filipová

12 November 2018 -

Marta Filipová, who was awarded a DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant, reflects on her experiences of the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement.

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Magali An Berthon
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Magali An Berthon

5 November 2018 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient Magali An Berthon reviews her participation in the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement.

Volume 31, Issue 4, 2018
Publications
Volume 31, Issue 4, 2018

1 November 2018

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DHS Vacancy: Membership and Outreach Officer

10 October 2018

The Design History Society is looking to appoint a new Membership and Outreach Officer to champion the interests of...

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Call for Conference Convenors: 2020 Annual Design History Conference

10 October 2018

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

Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Lydia Caston
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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Lydia Caston

9 October 2018 -

Upon graduating from the MA History of Design course at the Royal College of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum, I was given the fantastic opportunity by the Design History Society to share my dissertation research at the inaugural Fashion, Costume and Visual Cultures conference, held in Zagreb, Croatia.

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External Event - Nordic Forum for Design History 2018

3 October 2018

Nordic Forum for Design History, 23-24 November 2018, Museum of Design and Applied Arts, Garðabær...

Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Wessie Ling
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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Wessie Ling

27 September 2018 -

Wessie Ling writes about how a DHS Research Publication Grant contributed towards the preparation of her edited volume, Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape (with Simona Segre Reinach).

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Call for Papers: Interior Provocations: Appropriate(d) Interiors

21 September 2018

Interior Provocations, a symposium founded by Pratt Institute Faculty in the History of Art and Design and Interior...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Christin Yu
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Christin Yu

17 September 2018 -

DHS Student Travel Award recipient Christin Yu shares details of her recent research trip to Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA, undertaken as part of her PhD, 'Fragments and Borders: Reconstructing Post-War Korean Identity Through Patchwork'.

Conferences
DHS 2018: Design and Displacement

6 - 8 September

Parsons School of Design, New York

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that in 2016, some 65.6 million people were...