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Parisa Heidari: 'The role of women in the development of endowment in Islamic lands – A case study: women acquaintances in Safavid and Ottoman rule'
Parisa Heidari: 'The role of women in the development of endowment in Islamic lands – A case study: women acquaintances in Safavid and Ottoman rule'

As part of our Hidden Histories: Gender in Design seminar series, Parisa Heidari, Master in Architecture Studies at the School of Architecture in the University of Tehran, and Hamed Mazaherian, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture in the University of Tehran, presented as part of a wider discussion on ‘Archives and Beyond: Strategies for Historical Research in Gender in Design’. Due to technical difficulties with their pre-recorded talk, we have transcribed their presentation into a blog post.

12 May 2022 -

Features
Feature: The DHS Ambassadors Say Goodbye

As Vivien and Simon's role as DHS Ambassadors comes to an end to make room for a new team, they reflect on two fruitful years of representing the Society.

3 April 2019 -

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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 2)
Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 2)

From 6-8 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in New York, USA for the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement. The DHS Ambassadors, Vivien Chan and Simon Spiers, along with the Society's Student Officer, Lydia Caston, review some of the activities that took place as part of the event.

9 March 2019 -

Features
Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 1)
Feature: Reflections on DHS 2018 Design and Displacement (Part 1)

From 6-8 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in New York, USA for the 2018 DHS Conference, Design and Displacement. The DHS Ambassadors, Vivien Chan and Simon Spiers, along with the Society's Student Officer, Lydia Caston, review some of the activities that took place as part of the event.

11 December 2018 -

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

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.

2 September 2018 -

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

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.

1 August 2018 -

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

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.

24 June 2018 -

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Feature: Review of 'Oriental Bodies' and the Performance of Gender (Conference)

DHS Student Officer, Lydia Caston, reviews 'Oriental Bodies' and the Performance of Gender (Le 'Corps Oriental': Genre, Gestes et Regards), a three-day conference held in Paris in December 2017.

5 February 2018 -

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