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Design History Society Annual Publishing Workshops 2021

27 August - 31 August

Virtual via Zoom

The Design History Society will host three virtual Publishing Workshops in conjunction with the 2021 annual DHS...

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"Decolonising Design and Culture" new episodes of the Reverberations podcast series by Zara Arshad in collaboration with the DHS are now live!

16 July 2021

The Design History Society is proud to announce the launch of the third and final series of Reverberations podcasts by...

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The DHS is looking for a new Managing Editor of the Journal of Design History!

7 July 2021

The DHS is looking for a new Managing Editor of the Journal of Design History. The Design History Society (a...

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

2 July, 6:30 - 8pm

Virtual event

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

"Divergent Models" new episodes of the Reverberations podcast series by Zara Arshad in collaboration with the DHS are now live!
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"Divergent Models" new episodes of the Reverberations podcast series by Zara Arshad in collaboration with the DHS are now live!

24 June 2021

The Design History Society is proud to announce the launch of the second series of Reverberations podcasts by Zara...

DHS Student Forum events in response to “Memory Full? Reimagining the relations between design and history”
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DHS Student Forum events in response to “Memory Full? Reimagining the relations between design and history”

23 June 2021

The Design History Society will host three events led by students and early career researchers in response to the...

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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...

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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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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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!

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

21 May, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Virtual via Zoom

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

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.

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,...