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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Christin Yu
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Christin Yu

17 September 2018 -

DHS Student Travel Award recipient Christin Yu shares details of her recent research trip to Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA, undertaken as part of her PhD, 'Fragments and Borders: Reconstructing Post-War Korean Identity Through Patchwork'.

Conferences
DHS 2018: Design and Displacement

6 - 8 September

Parsons School of Design, New York

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that in 2016, some 65.6 million people were...

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Events
DHS Publishing & Research Methods Workshop

5 September, 10am - 3:30pm

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The Design History Society will host a Publishing & Research Methods Workshop in conjunction with the 2018 Annual DHS...

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Call for Papers: Building-Object/Design-Architecture: Exploring Interconnections

2 September 2018

A conference jointly supported by the Design History Society, the European Architectural History Network, and the...

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Feature: Review of Design and Theories of Things (Symposium)

2 September 2018 -

Leslie Atzmon and Betti Marenko reflect on Design and Theories of Things, a symposium held earlier this year in June and hosted at the DHS offices.

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External Vacancy - Assistant Curator, Design and Architecture, M+

24 August 2018

You will be responsible for: Supporting the curatorial team in all events and activities related to museum...

Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Zoë Hendon and Anne Massey
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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Zoë Hendon and Anne Massey

21 August 2018 -

Zoë Hendon and Anne Massey discuss their upcoming publication, Design, History and Time: New Temporalities in a Digital Age, which received support from a DHS Research Publication Grant.

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Alexandra Gushurst-Moore
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Alexandra Gushurst-Moore

14 August 2018 -

Alexandra Gushurst-Moore​, a PhD candidate at University of York, reviews her participation in the 2018 John Douglas Taylor Conference, which was facilitated by a DHS Student Travel Award.

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Call for Papers: Dress and Dissent, Association for Art History Conference 2019

8 August 2018

Convened by Louise Purbrick and Annebella Pollen, this panel, which focuses on the subject of Dress and...

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Feature: Review of Migrating Culture: Global Curation between Past and Present​ (Symposium)

1 August 2018 -

DHS Membership and Outreach Officer, Sabrina Rahman​, reviews 'Migrating Culture: Global Curation between Past and Present​', a two-day symposium co-organised by the Design History Society and the Programme in Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Exeter.

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Eleanor Rees
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Eleanor Rees

22 July 2018 -

​Thanks to the generous support of a Student Travel Award from the Design History Society, I was able to undertake a five-week research trip to Moscow, Russia, where I conducted archival research for my doctoral thesis, 'The Kino-khudozhnik and the Material Environment in Early Russian Fiction Film, c. 1907-1930'.

News
External Event - It Wasn't Written: 
International Symposium on Designerly-ways of Historiography

17 July 2018

In the past decades there has been a lot of discussion about the construction and impact of history. Historians claim...

Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Emily M. Orr
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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Emily M. Orr

8 July 2018 -

I am grateful for the generous support of the Design History Society of my Research Publication Grant application. These funds have been used to contribute to image rights and reproduction fees for visuals included in my forthcoming book, Designing the Department Store: Display and Retail at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.

Hearing Design History - Review of the 'Resonating Occupation: Sound, Music and Imperialism' Workshop
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Hearing Design History - Review of the 'Resonating Occupation: Sound, Music and Imperialism' Workshop

24 June 2018 -

DHS Ambassador, Vivien Chan, reviews the 'Resonating Occupation: Sound, Music and Imperialism' workshop, which took place as part of the Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth Century Asia project at University of Nottingham last month.

News
External Vacancy - Associate Professor in Design, UNSW

17 June 2018

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia is seeking to fill new academic positions in Design...

Events
Migrating Culture: Global Curation between Past and Present

15 June, 1 - 5pm

University of Exeter

How can the curation of migrant cultures be a more dynamic and inclusive practice? What happens when objects are...

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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Saurabh Tewari
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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Saurabh Tewari

9 June 2018 -

As part of my ongoing doctoral work, I am attempting to map-out and understand the shifting positions of design in postcolonial India. Crucially, a DHS Strategic Research Grant enabled me to visit Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay and National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad.

Volume 31, Issue 2, 2018
Publications
Volume 31, Issue 2, 2018

31 May 2018

Exhibition - SUPERSTRUCTURES: The New Architecture 1960-1990
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Exhibition - SUPERSTRUCTURES: The New Architecture 1960-1990

29 May 2018

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts presents 'SUPERSTRUCTURES: The New Architecture 1960-90', marking the 40th...