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Report: Regional Dress: Between Tradition and Modernity by Sara Hume (recipient of the Research Publication Grant)
Report: Regional Dress: Between Tradition and Modernity by Sara Hume (recipient of the Research Publication Grant)

Sara Hume reports on the publication of her monograph titled Regional Dress: Between Tradition and Modernity, which was partly funded by the DHS Research Publication Grant.

25 August 2023 -

Reports
Provocative Places: Capitol Complex, Chandigarh
Provocative Places: Capitol Complex, Chandigarh

This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Places series Vinod Bhatia, Assistant Professor of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Panchkula (Haryana), explores the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh

2 August 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Provocative Objects: Surrey County Asylum Photography
Provocative Objects: Surrey County Asylum Photography

This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Evangeline Rouse, MA History of Design student at the Royal College of Art/Victoria and Albert Museum, discusses the practice and ethics of presenting and taking photographs of asylum patients in the mid-nineteenth century

13 July 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Provocative Objects: tiara with flowers made of translucent fish scales
Provocative Objects: tiara with flowers made of translucent fish scales

This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Amber Kim, MA History of Design student at the Royal College of Art/Victoria and Albert Museum, introduces a 19th century tiara with flowers made of translucent fish scales held by the V&A

5 June 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Provocative Objects: The Gathri Stool - from wholesale to limited edition
Provocative Objects: The Gathri Stool - from wholesale to limited edition

This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Dr Rukmini Chaturvedi introduces the Gathri Stool designed in 2017 by Delhi based designer Parth Parikh.

18 May 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Provocative Objects: 'If I Hadn’t Ha’ Been So Shy' music sheet (1897)
Provocative Objects: 'If I Hadn’t Ha’ Been So Shy' music sheet (1897)

This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Cas Bradbeer explores a music sheet held by the V&A entitled 'If I Hadn’t Ha’ Been So Shy' (1897). This music sheet was published by Francis, Day & Hunter (1877-1972), whose founders often performed in blackface.

19 April 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Report: researching moga culture in early twentieth-century Japanese material culture
Report: researching moga culture in early twentieth-century Japanese material culture

Erica Tso, Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies, University of Birmingham reports on her delayed research trip to Japan as recipient of the 2021 DHS Research Access Award (Student).

18 April 2023 -

Reports
Report: Putting on a show with the Kenwood Chef (recipient of the Outreach and Events Grant)
Report: Putting on a show with the Kenwood Chef (recipient of the Outreach and Events Grant)

Alice Naylor, AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Researcher at the University of Portsmouth and Science Museum Group reports on two live events that evoked the history of a Kenwood demonstration, supported by the DHS Outreach and Events Grant.

20 March 2023 -

Reports

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