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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

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Was there a particular moment that drove you to embark upon studies in design history? Perhaps it was an object, a...

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

21 May, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Online

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

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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,...

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

24 February 2021

CfP: Teaching and Learning, Design History and Practice in the Virtual SpaceFriday 21st May 2021 at 6:30pm...

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Report: DHS Virtual Student Award by Jennifer McHugh

17 February 2021 -

The 2020 DHS Virtual Event Award winner, Jennifer McHugh talks about the ideation process of her virtual event proposal, which has turned into the DHS Student Forum in collaboration with the DHS Student Representative, Tai Cossich.

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Postcards from Basel #7, Memory full? DHS Annual Conference 2021 goes digital!

9 February 2021

The convenors of the upcoming DHS annual conference in Basel, have sent us another postcard sharing some latest...

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Postcards from Basel #6 CfP deadline extended until 1 March 2021!

21 January 2021

We have an another postcard from Basel, and a great news too! Given the ongoing pandemic and the challenging...

Report: DHS Virtual Student Award by Denise Lai
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Report: DHS Virtual Student Award by Denise Lai

20 January 2021 -

In her blog report Denise Lai, talks us through the archiving process of Wawasan 2020 in collaboration with the Malaysian Design Archive and supported by the DHS. Launched in 1991 by the Malaysian state, Wawasan 2020 was an ambitious development and modernisation scheme for the nation, which also takes central stage in Denise's MA dissertation in history of design recently completed at the Royal College of Art. Denise was one of the recipients of the 2020 DHS Virtual Event Award (Student)

Megha Rajguru in conversation with Livia Lazzaro Rezende, the 2020 Design Writing Prize Winner.
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Megha Rajguru in conversation with Livia Lazzaro Rezende, the 2020 Design Writing Prize Winner.

5 January 2021

We start the new year with a little surprise. The second edition of the DHS podcast* is now live!Please listen to...

In Real Time: Digitally Archiving Pandemic Designs on Design in Quarantine
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In Real Time: Digitally Archiving Pandemic Designs on Design in Quarantine

18 December 2020 -

In the last blog report of the year, the Design in Quarantine Team, Fleur Elkerton and Anna Talley, are talking us through their amazing experience of creating an archive in the present amidst the COVID pandemic.

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Report: DHS Conference Bursary by Sena Cerci

2 December 2020 -

In these difficult times, it is good to rejoice thinking back about the last DHS conference in Northumbria University. DHS Conference Award winner Sena Çerci shares some of her observations from the panels and reminds us that she would stick with the word "change" in case of a verbal extinction, a choice apt for today.

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...