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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Enya Moore
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Enya Moore

1 April 2020 -

2019 DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Enya Moore, shares her invaluable observations from the highlights of the 2019 DHS Conference, The Cost of Design, giving us some insight into panel discussions and keynote speeches revolving around the true ‘cost’ of design beyond financial implications.

Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Magali An Berthon
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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Magali An Berthon

24 March 2020 -

Magali An Berthon takes us to Cambodia, where she has visited the Phnom Penh at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former secret prison site of the Khmer Rouge regime between 1976-1979. Magali has had the opportunity to examine the museum’s textile collection there, thanks to her DHS Student Travel Award.

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COVID-19 update from the JDH

24 March 2020

The Design History Society and Oxford University Press continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Our first priority...

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A message of solidarity from our Chair

24 March 2020

As all possible efforts globally should be focused upon protecting and saving life and wellbeing, the Trustees are...

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Vacancy: Stride Lectureship in Arts Conservation Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences, Northumbria University

11 March 2020

The Department of Arts is looking to appoint an experienced Art Conservator with the skills and experience to lead and...

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Vacancy: Assistant Professor in Design History and Theory at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam’s Design Culture department.

11 March 2020

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Arts and Culture, opens the position of Assistant Professor (0,8fte)...

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STORMLAMP – STructural behaviour Of Rock Mounted Lighthouses At the Mercy of imPulsive waves

11 March 2020

STORMLAMP is a research project that is characterising wave loading and structural performance of rock lighthouses. It...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Seungyeon Gabrielle Jung
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Seungyeon Gabrielle Jung

4 March 2020 -

DHS Conference Award winner Seungyeon Gabrielle Jung shares her observations from the 2019 DHS Conference "The Cost of Design" and presents us with an interesting thread about the reconciliation of global design influences and local appropriations that runs through the panels.

Updates from the DHS annual conference convenors, "Memory full? Reimagining the relations between design and history"
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Updates from the DHS annual conference convenors, "Memory full? Reimagining the relations between design and history"

4 March 2020

On last Sunday, 1 March the deadline for the call of papers to the DHS annual conference, "Memory full? Reimagining...

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Vacancy: Art Department Head/Vennerberg Chair in Art, Oklahoma State University

4 March 2020

The Department of Art, Graphic Design, and Art History at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater invites applications...

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Design History Teaching Resources​: A new resource for teaching in design history

26 February 2020

Matthew Bird has created a new website in conjunction with the CAA session on design history pedagogy that he has had...

Report: Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Rachel Hunnicutt
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Report: Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Rachel Hunnicutt

26 February 2020 -

2019 DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Rachel Hunnicutt, provides us a very vivid picture of papers focusing on the intersection of design and industry and her own research examining industrial armaments and aircraft production, during WWI and WWII.

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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Deepshikha Jha

20 February 2020 -

Deepshikha Jha shares highlights from the International Conference on Design and Technology, held at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, which she was able to attend with her DHS Student Travel Award. Deepshikha also gives us a glimpse of her own research, presented at this event, which focuses on bridging the gap between traditional textile crafts, contemporary fashion, wearable technology (specifically LED textiles) and scientific design research in India.

Call for participation: "Drafts of history: the world in newspapers on a single day (10 March 1881/2020)"
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Call for participation: "Drafts of history: the world in newspapers on a single day (10 March 1881/2020)"

20 February 2020

Call for participation Drafts of history: the world in newspapers on a single day (10 March 1881/2020) Join us...

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Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Design History, Virginia Commonwealth University

20 February 2020

Assistant Professor of Design History The Department of Interior Design at Virginia Commonwealth University invites...

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CfP: Surrealism in England: 1936 and After Revisited

20 February 2020

Canterbury School of Architecture, UCA Canterbury 18th and 19th June 2020 Call For Papers: Deadline 3rd March...

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Courtney Schum
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Courtney Schum

6 February 2020 -

DHS Conference Bursary recipient, Courtney Schum, reflects on her participation in the 2019 DHS Conference, The Cost of Design, offering us a vivid perspective on the two panels honouring the Bauhaus centenary.

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Design Heritage: Concepts, Contexts, Politics. A Design History Society Symposium

30 January, 1 - 5pm

Design Museum, Bauhaus and Ulm Room, First Floor, London

‘Heritage’ is designed, from landscapes and buildings, to rituals and artefacts. Join us for an afternoon...

Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Kerry Meakin
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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Kerry Meakin

30 January 2020 -

Kerry Meakin was awarded a DHS Conference Bursary to attend the 2019 DHS Conference, The Cost of Design. Meakin shares her invaluable observations from the panels as she takes us through the highlights of the conference.