Thanks to the assistance of a DHS Research Exhibition Grant, I was able to travel to Edinburgh in November 2017 to work with staff at National Museums Scotland, and with collections held in NMS stores.
10 January 2018 -
The generous support of the Design History Society has made it possible for me to continue researching fashion and textile archives in Italy for my doctoral thesis: Italy's Textile Production and its Influence on the Ready-to-Wear System and its Aesthetics 1945-1985.
14 December 2017 -
During a research period in Tokyo, I was able to study and gather materials for a significant case study regarding Korean and Japanese commercial art education by reviewing a collection of Japanese exhibition catalogues. I would like to thank the Design History Society once again for supporting the archival work essential for my studies.
11 August 2017 -
I spent Valentine's Day 2017 in New York in anticipation of one of the largest international art history gatherings - the College Art Association Annual Conference - at which I would be co-chairing the Design History Society's inaugural panel as an affiliate society. This was a valuable opportunity to work with a larger, US-based organisation and promote the DHS internationally.
4 August 2017 -
The Design History Society Student Travel Award funded 7 days, 4 ferry journeys, 2 flights and numerous bus journeys in and around the Orkney and Shetland Islands, where I was able to study first-hand objects made by members of the Armed Forces during World War II.
14 July 2017 -
I am grateful to the Design History Society for awarding me a Strategic Research Grant, which helped to fund a trip to London for consulting a collection of shawls at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
6 July 2017 -
With the generous support of the DHS Student Travel Award, I had the opportunity to visit Tokyo for a week in May 2017. The primary and secondary sources I collected during this trip will form the core evidence for my research on the identity of modern Japanese women during the interwar period.
30 June 2017 -
I am in the third year of a PhD, studying design and business education for traditional artisans in India. The DHS Student Travel Award enabled me to conduct filming in one of my case study locations: Maheshwar, a small town in Madhya Pradesh state.
17 June 2017 -
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