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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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CFA: Making Masculinity: Craft, Gender, and Material Production in the Long Nineteenth-Century

20 July 2017

Guest Editors: Dr Katie Faulkner (The Courtauld Institute of Art and Arcadia University) and Dr Freya Gowrley...

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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Karen Price
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Karen Price

14 July 2017 -

The Design History Society Student Travel Award funded 7 days, 4 ferry journeys, 2 flights and numerous bus journeys in and around the Orkney and Shetland Islands, where I was able to study first-hand objects made by members of the Armed Forces during World War II.

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Call for Papers: DHS Affiliated Society Panel with the College Art Association (CAA)

8 July 2017

CAA 106th Annual Conference 2018 - Imagining the International: Repositioning Peripheral Narratives in Global Design...

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Report: Strategic Research Grant by Suchitra Choudhury

6 July 2017 -

I am grateful to the Design History Society for awarding me a Strategic Research Grant, which helped to fund a trip to London for consulting a collection of shawls at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Erica Tso
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Erica Tso

30 June 2017 -

With the generous support of the DHS Student Travel Award, I had the opportunity to visit Tokyo for a week in May 2017. The primary and secondary sources I collected during this trip will form the core evidence for my research on the identity of modern Japanese women during the interwar period.

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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...

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...