Conference & Events

23 June 2021

DHS Student Forum events in response to “Memory Full? Reimagining the relations between design and history”

The Design History Society will host three events led by students and early career researchers in response to the theme of the DHS 2021 Annual Conference, Memory Full? Reimagining the relations between design and history. The student-led events will be taking place through 14-21 August, 2021. A combination of community building and hands-on workshops will explore the playful, yet critical, motto forget-full? An invitation to reflect on practices that produce erasure, ostracism, forgetfulness.

For more details, visit the dedicated DHS Student Forum webpage.

Oral histories of researching
— community building workshop
Andrea Foffa, Sandra Bischler, Tai Cossich

Dear penpal... meet and greet

—community building session
Tai Cossich, Felicity Hall, Fleur Elkerton, Karen Fraser, Jennifer McHugh

Recording & Inventing
— image-making workshop
Anna Talley, Alex J Todd, Jennifer McHugh, Tai Cossich

This series of pre-conference events is an initiative of the Design History Society in conjunction with the DHS 2021 Annual Conference hosted virtually from Basel, Switzerland.

All activities are free and open to everyone (those registered and those not registered for the conference), but participants must book via Eventbrite in advance. You may find the booking links on the relevant event on the DHS Student Forum page.

Tai Cossich (DHS Student Representative) and Sandra Bischer (Memory Full? Student Representative) wrote an introduction letter about the events: It all started with a picnic…


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