Conference & Events

1 March 2015

22nd May 2015, The Open University, Milton Keynes

2015 marks forty years since The Open University launched its pioneering course A305 History of architecture and design 1890-1939 in 1975. The course has been widely acknowledged as a landmark in the study of modern architecture and design both in the UK and internationally. This conference will take A305 as its starting point to trace some central themes in the history of the discipline in this country from the 1970s onwards.
For the full programme and details of how to register please visit our website:

DHS Student Bursaries. Apply Now

Up to ten student bursaries are available. The funding is kindly provided by the Design History Society (DHS) to facilitate student attendance at this prestigious conference.
Bursaries cover the cost of registration (which includes fees, lunch, evening wine reception and bus to MK station) and up to £25 of travel expenses (to be reimbursed on submission of valid travel receipts after the conference). Bursary-holders will be expected to provide evidence of student identification.

Please visit for further details and how to apply.
Deadline for Bursary Applications: Friday 10th APRIL 2015


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