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Migrating Culture: Global Curation between Past and Present

15 June, 1 - 5pm

University of Exeter

How can the curation of migrant cultures be a more dynamic and inclusive practice? What happens when objects are...

Registration Open for DHS 2018: Design and Displacement
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Registration Open for DHS 2018: Design and Displacement

19 May 2018

Registration is now open for Design and Displacement, the 2018 Design History Society Annual Conference. The...

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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Wei Jin Darryl Lim
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Wei Jin Darryl Lim

10 May 2018 -

A fourteen-day research trip to two significant United States-based collections was made possible by the Design History Society's Student Travel Award. This visit allowed me to examine several rare Malay printed books and manuscripts, and consult several folders of missionary correspondence, lithographed, and typeset books.

Symposium: Design and Theories of Things
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Symposium: Design and Theories of Things

1 May 2018

What do theories of things mean, to, for, and in design in both their historical and contemporary contexts? This...

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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Charlotte Nicklas

28 April 2018 -

I was thrilled to learn that my application for a DHS Research Publication Grant had been successful. These funds will be used to contribute to the colour printing of my book "Color, Science and Fashion: Splendid Hues in the 19th Century".

Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Ruth Clifford
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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Ruth Clifford

14 April 2018 -

With the generous support of the Design History Society's Strategic Research Grant​, I had the fantastic opportunity of presenting my research on the Design History Society-affiliated panel​ at the annual College Art Association conference, held in Los Angeles on 21-24 February 2018.

Exhibition: Katagami in Practice (10-14 April 2018)
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Exhibition: Katagami in Practice (10-14 April 2018)

5 April 2018

The Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA) presents an exhibition entitled "Katagami in Practice: Japanese...

Report: Design History Society Affiliated Panel – CAA 2018 by Hui-Ying Kerr and Rebecca Bell
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Report: Design History Society Affiliated Panel – CAA 2018 by Hui-Ying Kerr and Rebecca Bell

26 March 2018 -

The College Arts Association's 106th Annual Conference was held last month in Los Angeles. This year was the second year in which the Design History Society participated in the event as a CAA-affiliated society panel.

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Call for Proposals: DHS Panel at 2019 College Art Association Conference, New York

20 March 2018

The Design History Society (DHS), as Affiliate Society of the College Art Association (CAA), invites DHS members to...

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External Vacancy: Associate Professor/Professor in Design Critique

14 March 2018

The Institute of Design at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design calls for applications for a permanent position...

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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Tom Cubbin

5 March 2018 -

Tom Cubbin outlines how a DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant has provided "the resources and confidence to undertake a pre-study that will form the basis of further research applications".

External Event - Thomas Daniell: Unbuilt Macau 
M+/Design Trust Research Fellowship Public Talk
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External Event - Thomas Daniell: Unbuilt Macau 
M+/Design Trust Research Fellowship Public Talk

26 February 2018

In this public talk, Thomas Daniell, the 2017 M+/Design Trust Research Fellow, presents the results of his fellowship...

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Bookshelf: New Titles

20 February 2018

Chinese Porcelain in Colonial Mexico: The Material Worlds of an Early Modern Trade by Meha Priyadarshini This...

External Event - Beyond Change
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External Event - Beyond Change

12 February 2018

Current discourse in design research, art, cultural studies, media studies, philosophy, and the social sciences is...

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Feature: Review of 'Oriental Bodies' and the Performance of Gender (Conference)

5 February 2018 -

DHS Student Officer, Lydia Caston, reviews 'Oriental Bodies' and the Performance of Gender (Le 'Corps Oriental': Genre, Gestes et Regards), a three-day conference held in Paris in December 2017.

Volume 31, Issue 1, 2018
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Volume 31, Issue 1, 2018

1 February 2018

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External Event - The Risk Society (Symposium)
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External Event - The Risk Society (Symposium)

22 January 2018

Chaired by Glenn Adamson, curator of this year's Beazley Designs of the Year, this symposium brings together...

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External Vacancy - Professorship in Design History and Design Theory

15 January 2018

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK) invites applications for...

Report: DHS Research Exhibition Grant by Rose Roberto
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Report: DHS Research Exhibition Grant by Rose Roberto

10 January 2018 -

Thanks to the assistance of a DHS Research Exhibition Grant, I was able to travel to Edinburgh in November 2017 to work with staff at National Museums Scotland, and with collections held in NMS stores.