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LIGHT SWITCH, explore the loss of darkness.
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LIGHT SWITCH, explore the loss of darkness.

28 November, 2 - 4pm

Dublin Science Gallery (Virtual)

How is electric light impacting our health? And what subtle changes are we experiencing as a species? Join us...

Digital talk by Dinah Casson on her new monograph "Closed on Mondays: Behind the Scenes at the Museum"
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Digital talk by Dinah Casson on her new monograph "Closed on Mondays: Behind the Scenes at the Museum"

27 November 2020

Lund Humphries is delighted to invite you to a digital talk to celebrate the launch of: Closed on Mondays: Behind the...

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Kitchen Power: National Parallels online symposium now available online!

19 November 2020

Kitchen Power: National Parallels was an international online symposium on the 16th and 17th September 2020, which...

Black Inventors and Innovators: New Perspectives , a free week-long webinar series
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Black Inventors and Innovators: New Perspectives , a free week-long webinar series

16 November 2020

The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation invites you to attend our upcoming...

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Postcards from Basel #5 The CfP is now relaunched!

16 November 2020

We have a new postcard from Basel, and a great news too! The CfP for the 2021 DHS Conference, Memory Full? Reimagining...

Report: DHS Research and Conference Travel Grant by Louise Hardiman
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Report: DHS Research and Conference Travel Grant by Louise Hardiman

11 November 2020 -

Dr. Louise Hardiman shares some highlights from her research trips to the USA and Russia, which have helped her reconnect with the wider network of Slavist specialists, collaborate with cultural institutions, and finalise her research for her upcoming title, "Selling the Samovar: Women and the Promotion of Russian Craft in the West". Hardiman is the recipient of the 2019 DHS Research Access Grant (formerly known as, DHS Research and Conference Travel Grant).

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Postcards from Basel #4

20 October 2020

We have a new postcard from Basel! The convenors of the DHS 2021 conference, Ernst Meret and Monica Gaspar are...

DHS Virtual Student Forum / Design in Quarantine team, Fleur Elkerton and Anna Talley
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DHS Virtual Student Forum / Design in Quarantine team, Fleur Elkerton and Anna Talley

20 October, 7 - 8pm

Virtual

Design in Quarantine was founded in April of 2020 in order to document and preserve in real-time design responses to...

Postcards from Basel #3
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Postcards from Basel #3

7 October 2020

Today in the mailbox, the convening team of the DHS 2021 conference in Basel is sharing with us some highlights of the...

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Design History Society members include all those interested in design: students, designers, lecturers, historians, researchers, craftspeople, manufacturers, archivists, curators, librarians and collectors. New members are always welcomed and actively encouraged to contribute to events and publications.

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Virtual Design History Pathway!
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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Virtual Design History Pathway!

1 October 2020

The Design History Society would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Virtual Design History Pathway. Amidst...

Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Zeina Maasri
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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Zeina Maasri

23 September 2020 -

Dr. Zeina Maasri shares the exciting news on the publication of her monograph titled Cosmopolitan Radicalism: The Visual Politics of Beirut’s Global Sixties, which was partly funded by the DHS Research Publication Grant.

Postcards from Basel #2
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Postcards from Basel #2

18 September 2020

We have another postcard from the DHS 2021 conference conveners in Basel!"Topic: Basel, place of the upcoming...

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Congratulations to the Winners of the Design Writing and Essay Prizes!

9 September 2020

The Design History Society would like to share the outcome of the Design Writing and Essay Prizes (undergraduate and...

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You have a postcard from the DHS 2021 annual conference convenors!

7 September 2020

From now on the convenors of the DHS Annual conference 2021, Ernst Meret and Monica Gaspar will be sharing their...

Decentering Whiteness in Design History Resources
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Decentering Whiteness in Design History Resources

25 August 2020

Decentering Whiteness in Design History ResourcesWe are a group of White design historians in the USA who are working...

CfP: The Senses & Interior Design, edited volume
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CfP: The Senses & Interior Design, edited volume

20 August 2020

Apart from the recent exhibition and attending catalogue for the 2018 Cooper-Hewitt exhibition, Senses: Design Beyond...

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DHS Publication Grant Awarded 'Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape' is now in Paperback.
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DHS Publication Grant Awarded 'Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape' is now in Paperback.

2 July 2020

Please join us in celebrating the editors, Wessie Ling and Simona Segre-Reinachand all the contributing authors of the...

100 Beautiful Things - Sustainability: Designing for a better world
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100 Beautiful Things - Sustainability: Designing for a better world

22 June 2020

Launched in April this year by the V&A Waterfront and Platform Creative Agency, 100 Beautiful Things aims to celebrate...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Catriona Quinn
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Catriona Quinn

18 June 2020 -

2019 DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Catriona Quinn, shares her invaluable personal experiences and observations in participating in the DHS annual conference, providing us a glimpse through the panels.