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Postcards from Basel, #2
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Postcards from Basel, #2

18 September 2020

We have another postcard from the DHS 2021 conference conveners in Basel!"Topic: Basel, place of the upcoming...

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Congratulations to the Winners of the Design Writing and Essay Prizes!

9 September 2020

The Design History Society would like to share the outcome of the Design Writing and Essay Prizes (undergraduate and...

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You have a postcard from the DHS 2021 annual conference convenors!

7 September 2020

From now on the convenors of the DHS Annual conference 2021, Ernst Meret and Monica Gaspar will be sharing their...

Events
Design History Society 2020 Virtual AGM

5 September, 2 - 3pm

Via Zoom

Members of the DHS are invited to attend our first virtual AGM. This would usually be held at conference, but due to...

Decentering Whiteness in Design History Resources
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Decentering Whiteness in Design History Resources

25 August 2020

Decentering Whiteness in Design History ResourcesWe are a group of White design historians in the USA who are working...

CfP: The Senses & Interior Design, edited volume
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CfP: The Senses & Interior Design, edited volume

20 August 2020

Apart from the recent exhibition and attending catalogue for the 2018 Cooper-Hewitt exhibition, Senses: Design Beyond...

DHS Publication Grant Awarded 'Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape' is now in Paperback.
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DHS Publication Grant Awarded 'Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape' is now in Paperback.

2 July 2020

Please join us in celebrating the editors, Wessie Ling and Simona Segre-Reinachand all the contributing authors of the...

100 Beautiful Things - Sustainability: Designing for a better world
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100 Beautiful Things - Sustainability: Designing for a better world

22 June 2020

Launched in April this year by the V&A Waterfront and Platform Creative Agency, 100 Beautiful Things aims to celebrate...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Catriona Quinn
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Catriona Quinn

18 June 2020 -

2019 DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Catriona Quinn, shares her invaluable personal experiences and observations in participating in the DHS annual conference, providing us a glimpse through the panels.

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CfP: Adventures in Chemistry and Technology, De Montfort University, Leicester.

18 June 2020

Adventures in Chemistry and Technology, Exploring the legacy of 19th Century Innovation in Textiles, Jewellery and...

Modernity + Coloniality: A free online summer course on coloniality and decoloniality
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Modernity + Coloniality: A free online summer course on coloniality and decoloniality

15 June 2020

“Many words are walked in the world. Many worlds are made. Many worlds make us. There are words and worlds that are...

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CfP: International Journal of Fashion Studies, Special Issue on Decolonizing Fashion as Process

12 June 2020

Decolonizing fashion is not an isolated event, an act that happens and completes itself. This is the case whether we...

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Design History Society’s Board of Trustees’ solidarity statement

9 June 2020

The Design History Society condemns the brutal killing of George Floyd and the many individuals who have lost lives...

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Call for participation: Fashion Education Conference, The American University of Paris, 2-3 October 2020

4 June 2020

Fashion Education Conference, Learning and Teaching in Fashion Theory and Practice Call for Participation: How...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Robert Gordon-Fogelson
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Robert Gordon-Fogelson

4 June 2020 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Robert Gordon-Fogelson, elaborates on his participation in the 2019 DHS Annual Conference, The Cost of Design, sharing some invaluable highlights from the panels.

Virtual Design History Pathway, now accepting applications!
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Virtual Design History Pathway, now accepting applications!

28 May 2020

The DHS is delighted to offer new funding opportunities for virtual activities whilst our support for face-to-face and...

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Christin Yu
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Christin Yu

20 May 2020 -

2019 DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Christin Yu offers us a glimpse of last year's DHS annual conference through the lens of textiles, design, and material cultures, which informs her own perspective in her PhD research.

Megha Rajguru in conversation with the 2020 Design Writing Prize Guest Judge, Jane Audas.
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Megha Rajguru in conversation with the 2020 Design Writing Prize Guest Judge, Jane Audas.

20 May 2020

The first DHS podcast is now online! Please listen to Megha Rajguru, the DHS Teaching and Learning Officer, in...

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Open Call for Academic Articles: International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship

15 May 2020

Open call for academic articles for the inaugural online issue of ‘DISCERN, International Journal of Design for...