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Teaching and Learning, Design History and Practice in the Virtual Space: Meeting the Challenges of Virtual Teaching

2 July, 6:30 - 8pm

Virtual event

Over the past year, we have all experienced unprecedented uncertainty within our respective institutions. Design...

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Teaching and Learning, Design History and Practice in the Virtual Space: Virtual Learning: Museums and Heritage

18 June, 6:30 - 8pm

Online

Over the past year, we have all experienced unprecedented uncertainty within our respective institutions. Design...

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Report: Day symposium grant by DHS award by Bernat Klein foundation
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Report: Day symposium grant by DHS award by Bernat Klein foundation

18 June 2021 -

The ‘Eye for Colour’ symposium was held at the National Museum of Scotland on 29 November, 2018 by the Bernat Klein foundation, partially funded by the DHS Day Symposium Grant. In this report, the chair of BKF, Alison Harley, is providing us a glimpse on the aims and wide outreach of the event.

Reverberations, a new podcast series by Zara Arshad in collaboration with the DHS is now live!
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Reverberations, a new podcast series by Zara Arshad in collaboration with the DHS is now live!

11 June 2021

The Design History Society is proud to announce the launch of the podcast series Reverberations by Zara Arshad!...

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Teaching and Learning, Design History and Practice in the Virtual Space: Student-centred Learning Strategies

4 June, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Webinar

Over the past year, we have all experienced unprecedented uncertainty within our respective institutions. Design...

DHS Virtual Student Forum: Lightning Talks: Design + History + Practice by Jennifer McHugh
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DHS Virtual Student Forum: Lightning Talks: Design + History + Practice by Jennifer McHugh

1 June, 7 - 8pm

Virtual event

We look forward to welcoming you to “Lightning Talks: Design + History + Practice” the last event of the DHS...

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Q&A with DHS Essay Prize 2020 Winner, Karen Fraser

24 May 2021 -

The DHS student representative, Tai Cossich has been in a short conversation with the 2020 DHS Essay Prize 2020 Winner, Karen Fraser on her research and writing experience and future projects. The DHS Student Essay Prize 2021 still awaits applications until 30 June!

The third episode of the DHS podcasts is out! Listen to Fiona Anderson, the DHS Teaching and Learning Officer, in conversation with Jarrett Fuller, the 2021 Design Writing Prize Guest Judge!
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The third episode of the DHS podcasts is out! Listen to Fiona Anderson, the DHS Teaching and Learning Officer, in conversation with Jarrett Fuller, the 2021 Design Writing Prize Guest Judge!

14 May 2021

We are delighted to announce that Jarrett Fuller is the 2021 Guest Judge for this Prize! Jarrett is a designer,...

Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Milia Lorraine Khoury
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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Milia Lorraine Khoury

28 April 2021 -

In this post, the DHS Strategic Research Grant winner, Milia Lorraine Khoury shares the highlights of her research trip to Mozambique’s capital Maputo, where she traces the colonial legacy of architectural history and especially the particular story of surface decorations and their use in the expression of local identities.

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DHS Virtual Student Forum / DHS and Social Media
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DHS Virtual Student Forum / DHS and Social Media

13 April, 7 - 8pm

Online

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Please join us in the next session of the DHS Virtual Student Forum! In...

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The DHS is looking for a new Chair of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Design History!

8 April 2021

The DHS is looking for a new Chair of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Design History. The Design History...

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Call for Proposals: DHS Panel at the 2022 College Art Association Conference, Chicago

17 March 2021

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

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Congratulations to the winners of our recent funding streams!

3 March 2021

The Design History Society would like to congratulate the winners of the Research Publication Grant, Equity,...

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CfP: Teaching and Learning, Design History and Practice in the Virtual Space

24 February 2021

CfP: Teaching and Learning, Design History and Practice in the Virtual SpaceFriday 21st May 2021 at 6:30pm...

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Report: DHS Virtual Student Award by Jennifer McHugh

17 February 2021 -

The 2020 DHS Virtual Event Award winner, Jennifer McHugh talks about the ideation process of her virtual event proposal, which has turned into the DHS Student Forum in collaboration with the DHS Student Representative, Tai Cossich.

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Postcards from Basel #7, Memory full? DHS Annual Conference 2021 goes digital!

9 February 2021

The convenors of the upcoming DHS annual conference in Basel, have sent us another postcard sharing some latest...

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DHS Virtual Student Forum / What is a Design Historian?
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DHS Virtual Student Forum / What is a Design Historian?

2 February, 7 - 8pm

Online

Please join us in the next session of the DHS Virtual Student Forum!DHS Ambassadors Andrea Foffa and Alex J. Todd will...

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Postcards from Basel #6 CfP deadline extended until 1 March 2021!

21 January 2021

We have an another postcard from Basel, and a great news too! Given the ongoing pandemic and the challenging...

Report: DHS Virtual Student Award by Denise Lai
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Report: DHS Virtual Student Award by Denise Lai

20 January 2021 -

In her blog report Denise Lai, talks us through the archiving process of Wawasan 2020 in collaboration with the Malaysian Design Archive and supported by the DHS. Launched in 1991 by the Malaysian state, Wawasan 2020 was an ambitious development and modernisation scheme for the nation, which also takes central stage in Denise's MA dissertation in history of design recently completed at the Royal College of Art. Denise was one of the recipients of the 2020 DHS Virtual Event Award (Student)