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Exclusive for DHS Members: MIT Press Offer
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Exclusive for DHS Members: MIT Press Offer

16 December 2017

The MIT Press (MITP) is pleased to offer the Design History Society and its members a special discount on all MITP...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Lucia Savi
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Lucia Savi

14 December 2017 -

The generous support of the Design History Society has made it possible for me to continue researching fashion and textile archives in Italy for my doctoral thesis: Italy's Textile Production and its Influence on the Ready-to-Wear System and its Aesthetics 1945-1985.

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External Event - Cultural Histories of Design

10 December 2017

Bloomsbury Publishing and Professors Grace Lees-Maffei and Kjetil Fallan are delighted to announce the launch of a new...

Call for Papers: Pictures of War: The Still Image in Conflict Since 1945
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Call for Papers: Pictures of War: The Still Image in Conflict Since 1945

7 December 2017

A conference on the intersections of conflict and pictures from the end of WWII until today. 24-25 May...

Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment (Part 3)
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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment (Part 3)

26 November 2017 -

From 7-9 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in Oslo, Norway for the 2017 DHS Conference, Making and Unmaking the Environment. This year, Lydia Caston (LC), DHS Student Officer, and Vivien Chan (VC) and Simon Spiers (SS), DHS Ambassadors, covered a selection of panels during the conference.

Events
DHS 40th Anniversary Party

25 November, 4 - 6pm

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

Dear Design History Society Member, This year the Design History Society (DHS) is 40. To mark the occasion the...

Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment (Part 2)
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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment (Part 2)

12 November 2017 -

From 7-9 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in Oslo, Norway for the 2017 DHS Conference, Making and Unmaking the Environment. This year, Lydia Caston (LC), DHS Student Officer, and Vivien Chan (VC) and Simon Spiers (SS), DHS Ambassadors, covered a selection of panels during the conference.

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External Opportunities: V&A Research Institute (VARI)

13 October 2017

The V&A Research Institute (VARI) is nestled within the V&A Research Department - the first of its kind in the UK and...

To: DHS Early Career Researchers and Student Members
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To: DHS Early Career Researchers and Student Members

8 October 2017 -

At this year's DHS Conference, Harriet Atkinson (DHS Research Grants Officer) and Lydia Caston (DHS Student Officer) held a small meeting for students and early career researchers to receive feedback on how the Society can further support its members. If you were unable to attend the meeting, here is a reminder of what opportunities and awards the DHS offers.

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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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Exclusive for DHS Members: RIT Press Offer
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Exclusive for DHS Members: RIT Press Offer

7 October 2017

The Design History Society recently teamed up with RIT Press to present to DHS members an exclusive offer of 30%...

Design Writing Prize 2017 Winners
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Design Writing Prize 2017 Winners

3 October 2017 -

The recipients of this year's DHS Design Writing Prize are Igor Bragado and Rennie Jones. Read their winning essay, "Designing a Climate at the Edge of Change", here.

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DHS Vacancy: Conference Liaison Officer

24 September 2017

The Design History Society is now accepting applications for the position of Conference Liaison Officer. The role of...

Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment (Part 1)
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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment (Part 1)

24 September 2017 -

From 7-9 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in Oslo, Norway for the 2017 DHS Conference, Making and Unmaking the Environment. This year, Lydia Caston (LC), DHS Student Officer, and Vivien Chan (VC) and Simon Spiers (SS), DHS Ambassadors, covered a selection of panels during the conference.

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External Vacancy: Art/Design History Lecturer, Northumbria University

17 September 2017

Northumbria University is a thriving research-engaged, business-focused institution with an ambitious vision for...

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Call for Conference Convenors: 2019 Annual Design History Conference

12 September 2017

The Annual Design History Society Conference is a prestigious international event, which offers a platform for an...

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Journal of Design History: Appointments to Editorial Board

8 September 2017

The Design History Society wishes to invite individuals who can make a distinctive and dynamic contribution to the...

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Conferences
DHS 2017: Making and Unmaking the Environment

7 September - 9 September

University of Oslo, Norway

Design and designers hold an ambiguous place in environmental discourse. They are either blamed for causing...

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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...

Feature: Designing the DHS 40th Anniversary Poster
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Feature: Designing the DHS 40th Anniversary Poster

2 September 2017 -

40 years have passed since the Design History Society​ was formed in 1977. Additionally, the Journal of Design History​, created by the Society in 1987 - and now a leading journal in the field - celebrates its third decade of publication this year. To commemorate both milestones, the Society decided a poster should be created for the upcoming DHS 2017 Annual Conference​.