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**Extended Deadline for submissions is 5pm, 21 June 2019 ** The Design History Society is seeking a new Communications Officer

15 June 2019

The Design History Society is seeking a new Communications Officer **Extended Deadline for submissions is 5pm, 21...

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EAHN2020 CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

15 June 2019

EAHN2020 takes place in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, UK. The venue is the University of Edinburgh, and the...

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12 June 2019

This year’s theme ‘The Cost of Design’ explores the complexities of the historic and contemporary relationship...

Building-Object/Design-Architecture: Exploring Interconnections
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Building-Object/Design-Architecture: Exploring Interconnections

6 - 8 June

Birkbeck Clore Management Centre, 27 Torrington Square, London, WC1E 7JL

This two-day conference will explore old, new and future interconnections between Design History and Architectural...

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A Five Day Design PhD Summer Workshop Programme at Izmir Institute of Technology (IYTE), Turkey​​

26 May 2019

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER WORKSHOP FOR DESIGN PhD STUDENTS: Writing a Journal Article from a Thesis A Five Day Design PhD...

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Sotheby's Institute of Art Vacancy: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art or Design Before 1850

22 May 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION Job title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art or Design Before 1850 Department: MA in Fine and...

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The DHS is seeking a new Communications Officer

21 May 2019

Communications Officer The DHS is seeking a new Communications Officer to promote the activities of the Society...

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CFP: Centre for Port and Maritime History Annual Conference

4 May 2019

Centre for Port and Maritime History Annual Conference Liverpool, Friday 13 September 2019 Conference Theme: Art...

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Design Writing Prize 2019

3 May 2019

In order to encourage, recognise, and support writing that engages audiences in critical and contemporary issues in...

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DHS Essay Prize 2019

3 May 2019

DESIGN HISTORY ESSAY PRIZE Submissions are invited for the Design History Society Essay Prize, established in 1997...

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Feature: The DHS Ambassadors Say Goodbye

3 April 2019 -

As Vivien and Simon's role as DHS Ambassadors comes to an end to make room for a new team, they reflect on two fruitful years of representing the Society.

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Serena Newmark

30 March 2019 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Serena Newmark, reflects on her participation in the 2018 DHS Annual Conference.

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Deadline extended for Call for Papers: Making and Shaping Things in Creative Economies

22 March 2019

Making and shaping things in creative economies. From history to present day Dates: 28-30 November 2019 Location:...

Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yasmine Taan
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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yasmine Taan

20 March 2019 -

I would like to thank the Design History Society for supporting this research. The funding went towards covering the production subvention cost for Branding Lebanon through the lens of Mouna Bassili Sehnaoui (Yasmine Nachabe Taan, Khatt books, 2019).

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Catriona Quinn

17 March 2019 -

"Being awarded a Conference Bursary by the DHS to attend and deliver a paper at the 2018 conference Design and Displacement was an important moment of transition for me". Catriona Quinn reports.

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DHS Vacancy: Chair of the Design History Society 2019-2022

15 March 2019

The Design History Society is seeking to appoint a new Chair of the Executive Committee (Board of Trustees) to take...

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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 2)
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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 2)

9 March 2019 -

From 6-8 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in New York, USA for the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement. The DHS Ambassadors, Vivien Chan and Simon Spiers, along with the Society's Student Officer, Lydia Caston, review some of the activities that took place as part of the event.

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Call for Proposals: DHS Panel at the 2020 College Art Association Conference, Chicago

6 March 2019

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

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Tania Messell
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Tania Messell

5 March 2019 -

Tania Messell, recipient of a DHS Conference Bursary, reflects on the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement, through the lens of humanitarian aid.