Centre for Design History

Event | ‘At Home’ talks with the 19th Century Dress and Textiles Reframed network.

14:00-15:15 GMT, Sunday 28 February 2021 The 19th Century Dress and Textiles Reframed network invite you to join them for the third event of their ‘At Home’ series. Three short talks will share a bit of ‘research joy’, and help build our research community. Please join us with some of your own tea/coffee/cake – whether…

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Event | ‘At Home’ with C19th Dress & Textiles Reframed Network

15:00 – 17:00, 13 December 2020 ‘At Home’ – meet & greet short talks celebrating the joy of research!   PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME: 3:00 Welcome – Veronica Isaac 3:05 Panel 1 • Robyne Calvert – Fashioning the Artist • Lynn Hulse – Reviving the art of decorative needlework • Kimberly Wahl – The Aesthetic Tea-Gown-Fact or…

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Event | Reading Group 2020-21: Exhibition Histories

EXHIBITION HISTORIES READING GROUP 2020-2021 (Convenors: Andrea Potts, Harriet Atkinson & Kate Guy) This year’s Exhibition Histories Reading Group (convened by members of Centre for Design History) will continue to focus on methods and approaches to researching historical and contemporary exhibitions. Any researchers at University of Brighton and the Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton &…

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Event | New series: ‘IN CONVERSATION’

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new series of online ‘IN CONVERSATION’ events to celebrate recent publications by Centre for Design History members. Registration NOW OPEN! 4.30-6pm (GMT), Thursday 12 November 2020 IN CONVERSATION with Kim Sichel (Boston) and Jeremy Aynsley: Tim Satterthwaite: Modernist Magazines and the Social Ideal chaired by Harriet…

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Event | ‘IN CONVERSATION’ Series: Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly, 9 December 2020

**Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances** 4.30-6pm (GMT), Wednesday 9 December 2020 IN CONVERSATION with co-editors Ceren Özpınar (Brighton) and Mary Kelly (University College Cork) Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today Under the Skin is set out to show what is beneath the surface, under the…

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Event | ‘IN CONVERSATION’ Series: Zeina Maasri, 25 November 2020

4.30-6pm (GMT), Wednesday 25 November 2020 Registration NOW OPEN!   IN CONVERSATION with Hala Auji (American University of Beirut) and Louise Purbrick: Zeina Maasri Cosmopolitan Radicalism: The Visual Politics of Beirut’s Global Sixties Exploring the intersections of visual culture, design and politics in Beirut from the late 1950s to the mid-1970s, this interdisciplinary study critically…

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Event | ‘IN CONVERSATION’ Series: Damon Taylor, 19 November 2020

4.30-6pm (GMT), Thursday 19 November 2020 Registration NOW OPEN!   IN CONVERSATION with Deborah Sugg Ryan (Portsmouth): Damon Taylor Moving Objects: A Cultural History of Emotive Design Moving Objects deals with emotive design: designed objects that demand to be engaged with rather than simply used. These emotionally laden, highly authored works are often produced in…

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Event | ‘IN CONVERSATION’ Series: Tim Satterthwaite, 12 November 2020

4.30-6pm (GMT), Thursday 12 November 2020 Registration NOW OPEN!   IN CONVERSATION with Kim Sichel (Boston) and Jeremy Aynsley: Tim Satterthwaite Modernist Magazines and the Social Ideal The new photo-illustrated magazines of the 1920s traded in images of an idealised modernity, promising motorised leisure, scientific progress, and social and sexual emancipation. Whilst the components of…

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Event | Museum Exhibition Design: Histories and Futures, 1-11 September 2020

Museum Exhibition Design: Histories and Futures An Online Conference 1-11 September 2020 www.musex-design.org   Conference Call for Papers Keynote Speakers: Prof Suzanne Macleod, University of Leicester, UK Prof Andrea Witcomb, Deakin University, Australia The exhibition and its power over objects and visitors is a commonly analysed aspect of museum history. Museum Studies is underpinned by…

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book jacket for Paris Fashion and WW2

Event | Book launch: 27 February — “Paris Fashion and World War 2: Global Diffusion and Nazi Controls”

5-7pm Friday 27 February G4 Main Building, Grand Parade University of Brighton Join us to celebrate the publication of Paris Fashion and World War 2: Global Diffusion and Nazi Controls, co-edited by CDH members Lou Taylor and Marie McLoughlin All welcome Refreshments will be served    

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