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Design Heritage: Concepts, Contexts, Politics. A Design History Society Symposium

30 January 2020, 1 - 5pm

Design Museum, Bauhaus and Ulm Room, First Floor, London

‘Heritage’ is designed, from landscapes and buildings, to rituals and artefacts. Join us for an afternoon...

Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Megan Brandow-Faller
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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Megan Brandow-Faller

11 December 2019 -

Megan Brandow-Faller offers us a vivid glimpse of her new publication "The Female Secession: Reclaiming ‘Women’s Art’ and the Decorative at the Viennese Women’s Academy, 1897-1938", for which she was awarded a DHS Research Publication Grant.

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Noga Bernstein

8 December 2019 -

In our last report from the DHS conference 2018, Design and Displacement, Noga Bernstein shares her invaluable remarks, especially from the point of view of its contribution to a multidisciplinary debate.

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Colin Fanning
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Colin Fanning

27 November 2019 -

Reflecting on his DHS Conference Bursary, Colin Fanning shares some invaluable remarks on matter and materiality in design from his observations on last year's DHS Conference, Design and Displacement.

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Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Design Studies (Tenure Track), California State University, Sacramento

27 November 2019

The California State University, Sacramento is looking for an Assistant Professor of Design Studies with the following...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Nerea Amoros Elorduy
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Nerea Amoros Elorduy

13 November 2019 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Nerea Amoros Elorduy, reflects on her participation in the 2018 DHS Annual Conference, Design and Displacement, sharing some critical highlights from the panels.

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DHS 2021 Call for Conference Convenors is now open!

11 November 2019

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

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Kasia Jezowska
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Kasia Jezowska

7 November 2019 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Kasia Jezowska, reflects on her participation in the 2018 DHS Annual Conference.

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Vacancy: Curator in Design, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

7 November 2019

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is the largest museum for modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands,...

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Call for Papers: 'Fashion, Fantasy and Collaboration: The Legacy of Bill Gibb'

7 November 2019

Aberdeen Art Gallery holds the largest collection of the work of internationally renowned fashion designer Bill Gibb...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Rebecca Keyel
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Rebecca Keyel

30 October 2019 -

Rebecca Keyel was awarded a DHS Conference Bursary to attend last year's DHS Conference, Design and Displacement. Keyel shares some invaluable remarks from the event as she reflects on the then-ongoing "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" exhibition at the MET.

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Émélie Desrochers-Turgeon
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Émélie Desrochers-Turgeon

23 October 2019 -

Émélie Desrochers-Turgeon was awarded a DHS Conference Bursary to attend last year's DHS Conference, Design and Displacement. Here, Émélie shares some of his highlights.

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STUDIO LIVES ARCHITECT, ART AND ARTIST IN 20TH-CENTURY BRITAIN by Louise Campbell

23 October 2019

Louise Campbell’s Studio Lives traces the evolution of the artist’s studio from the Victorian style of G.F. Watts...

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Fashion at Speed: Spectacular histories of fashion, flying and motorsport from the twentieth century collections of Brooklands Museum

23 October 2019

This fully-funded PhD explores the intersection of high speed motilities and fashion in the century of speed. Hosted...

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Autumn Study Course "BURNING DOWN THE HAUS: BROADENING PERSPECTIVES ON BRITISH MODERNISM"

23 October 2019

The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain is excited to announce the result of a collaboration between...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by John Clegg
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by John Clegg

16 October 2019 -

Reflecting on his DHS Student Travel Award, John Clegg shares his observations from his archival field trip into New York City, USA, where he was able to conduct his research on the Harlem Renaissance, a movement in the early twentieth century when cultural and artistic self-expression reinterpreted what it meant to be African American.

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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Delia Danchev
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Delia Danchev

9 October 2019 -

Delia Danchev gives us a glimpse of her research on the ceramicist Grete Marks' (Margarete Heymann Löbenstein Marks, 1899-1990) work, which she was able to investigate in the archives in Germany, thanks to the DHS Student Travel Award.

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Graphic Design

9 October 2019

Arts University Bournemouth is looking for a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer who could help students to contextualise...

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CfP: Faith/Fashion/Forward: "Dress and the Sacred”

5 October 2019

A Special Issue of Religion and the Arts Guest Editor: Frederick S. Roden Religion and the Arts solicits essays...