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Reflecting on Global Design History Practices

2 February, 2 - 5pm

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ

The Design History Society is hosting an afternoon event on Saturday 2nd February at 70 Cowcross Street, EC1M...

Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Martina Margetts
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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Martina Margetts

17 January 2019 -

'Design has to be emancipated from itself - there's another history to tell'. This was keynote speaker Tony Fry's clarion call at the DHS Conference on Design and Displacement.

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DHS Vacancy: Membership and Outreach Officer (Extended Deadline)

11 January 2019

The Society is looking to appoint a new Membership and Outreach Officer to champion the interests of its wide-ranging...

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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Rachael Grew

10 January 2019 -

Back in January 2018, I was very excited to see a call for papers for the inaugural conference of the newly-created International Society for the Study of Surrealism.

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Emin Artun Ozguner
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Emin Artun Ozguner

2 January 2019 -

Emin Artun Ozguner, a PhD candidate on the RCA/V&A History of Design programme, was awarded a DHS Conference Bursary to attend the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement. Here, Ozguner shares some of his highlights.

Report: DHS Research Exhibition Grant by Vaibhav Singh
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Report: DHS Research Exhibition Grant by Vaibhav Singh

20 December 2018 -

Facilitated by a generous grant from the Design History Society, my research towards the exhibition 'Typing in tongues: writing machines around the world' examines how technological modernity and literacy were mediated globally through writing machines – that is, through everyday technologies of inscription and duplication.

Call for Papers: Approaching Home: New Perspectives on the Domestic Interior
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Call for Papers: Approaching Home: New Perspectives on the Domestic Interior

20 December 2018

RACAR special issue to be published October 2020. The home, while sometimes conceived as stable and secure,...

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External Vacancy - Tutor (Research), History of Design, Royal College of Art

15 December 2018

The Royal College of Art is the UK's only entirely postgraduate art and design university. In 2018/19 the College will...

Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 1)
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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 1)

11 December 2018 -

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 (VC) and Simon Spiers (SS), along with the Society's Student Officer, Lydia Caston (LC), review some of the activities that took place as part of the event.

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External Event - Fault Lines: Design / Research at KABK / Leiden University

6 December 2018

Free one-day symposium organised by the KABK Lectorate Design: Design and the Deep Future. You are warmly invited...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Jessica Brier
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Jessica Brier

3 December 2018 -

With the generous support of the Design History Society, and the assistance of Laura Weill, Assistant Curator of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading, I spent a week in September 2018 immersed in the Otto and Marie Neurath Isotype Collection.

Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Fiona Anderson
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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Fiona Anderson

30 November 2018 -

DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant recipient, Fiona Anderson, reviews her participation in the 2018 DHS Annual Conference.

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External Vacancy - Assistant Professor of Art History (Design History), Drexel University

28 November 2018

The Art and Art History Department of Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design invites...

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Suzanne Rowland
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Suzanne Rowland

22 November 2018 -

Earlier this year, PhD student Suzanne Rowland was granted a DHS Student Travel Award to conduct further research in the US.

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Extended Deadline - CFP LearnXdesign Conference 2019

17 November 2018

LearnXdesign is a conference series by DRS Special Interest Group in Design Pedagogy (PedSIG), cultivating symbiotic...

Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Marta Filipová
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Report: DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant by Marta Filipová

12 November 2018 -

Marta Filipová, who was awarded a DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant, reflects on her experiences of the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement.

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Magali An Berthon
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Magali An Berthon

5 November 2018 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient Magali An Berthon reviews her participation in the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement.

Volume 31, Issue 4, 2018
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Volume 31, Issue 4, 2018

1 November 2018

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DHS Vacancy: Membership and Outreach Officer

10 October 2018

The Design History Society is looking to appoint a new Membership and Outreach Officer to champion the interests of...