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To: DHS Early Career Researchers and Student Members
To: DHS Early Career Researchers and Student Members

At this year's DHS Conference, Harriet Atkinson (DHS Research Grants Officer) and Lydia Caston (DHS Student Officer) held a small meeting for students and early career researchers to receive feedback on how the Society can further support its members. If you were unable to attend the meeting, here is a reminder of what opportunities and awards the DHS offers.

8 October 2017 -

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Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment
Feature: Reflections on DHS 2017 Making and Unmaking the Environment

From 7-9 September, design historians from all over the world gathered in Oslo, Norway for the 2017 DHS Conference, Making and Unmaking the Environment. This year, Lydia Caston (LC), DHS Student Officer, and Vivien Chan (VC) and Simon Spiers (SS), DHS Ambassadors, covered a selection of panels during the conference.

24 September 2017 -

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Feature: Designing the DHS 40th Anniversary Poster
Feature: Designing the DHS 40th Anniversary Poster

40 years have passed since the Design History Society​ was formed in 1977. Additionally, the Journal of Design History​, created by the Society in 1987 - and now a leading journal in the field - celebrates its third decade of publication this year. To commemorate both milestones, the Society decided a poster should be created for the upcoming DHS 2017 Annual Conference​.

2 September 2017 -

Features
Feature: Thoughts on Three Czech Modernist Villas
Feature: Thoughts on Three Czech Modernist Villas

This article explores three twentieth-century villas - Villa Tugendhat, Villa Müller and Villa Rothmayer - comparing their interiors, and the representations of these houses and the families living in them.

19 August 2017 -

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Feature: DresserFest - Christopher Dresser, Japonism and the Victorian World of Goods
Feature: DresserFest - Christopher Dresser, Japonism and the Victorian World of Goods

The weekend of 30 June-2 July 2017 saw Middlesbrough host the second edition of the bi-annual 'Dresserfest', a family-friendly and action packed celebration of the Victorian industrial designer Christopher Dresser (1834-1904).

27 July 2017 -

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Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors
Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors

Last month, the Design History Society welcomed three new Ambassadors to the team. Continuing the success of the first two DHS Ambassadors, Zara Arshad and Janine Barker, Vivien Chan, Simon Spier and Suchitra Choudhury have taken up the baton, and hope to take the role to new and exciting places!

6 May 2017 -

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Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad
Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad

Last month, I experienced one of the most exciting days in my academic life when Tanishka Kachru​, a senior faculty member at National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad, India, invited me to be a part of a history of design workshop.

8 April 2017 -

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Feature: Where are the Women? Gender Disparities in Graphic Design History
Feature: Where are the Women? Gender Disparities in Graphic Design History

On International Women's Day 2017, I was given the great privilege of presenting my research on gender disparities in graphic design history to graphics students at Central Saint Martins. My talk was part of a debate entitled 'Do we need graphic design history?' between myself and Dr Paul Rennie​.

11 March 2017 -

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