The ‘Eye for Colour’ symposium was held at the National Museum of Scotland on 29 November, 2018 by the Bernat Klein foundation, partially funded by the DHS Day Symposium Grant. In this report, the chair of BKF, Alison Harley, is providing us a glimpse on the aims and wide outreach of the event.
18 June 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.
28 April 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.
17 February 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)
20 January 2021 -
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.
18 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.
2 December 2020 -
Dr. Louise Hardiman shares some highlights from her research trips to the USA and Russia, which have helped her reconnect with the wider network of Slavist specialists, collaborate with cultural institutions, and finalise her research for her upcoming title, "Selling the Samovar: Women and the Promotion of Russian Craft in the West". Hardiman is the recipient of the 2019 DHS Research Access Grant (formerly known as, DHS Research and Conference Travel Grant).
11 November 2020 -
Dr. Zeina Maasri shares the exciting news on the publication of her monograph titled Cosmopolitan Radicalism: The Visual Politics of Beirut’s Global Sixties, which was partly funded by the DHS Research Publication Grant.
23 September 2020 -
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