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 -
I am grateful to the Design History Society for awarding me with a Strategic Research Grant, which helped to fund a crucial research trip to Tokyo, Japan. This will inform my PhD thesis, provisionally titled 'Graphic design in colonial Korea and the influence of Japanese Shōgyō Bijutsu'.
23 May 2017 -
In February 2017, the Design History Society held its inaugural panel as affiliate at the College Art Association conference in New York. The panel, titled 'Beyond Boundaries: Art and Design Exhibitions as Transnational Exchange from 1945', was co-chaired by Dr Harriet Atkinson (University of Brighton), Dr Sarah Lichtman (Parsons The New School), and Dr Verity Clarkson (University of Brighton).
24 April 2017 -
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