Centre for Design History


April 2023

Event | Book Launch and Celebration with Annebella Pollen, More Than A Snapshot: A Visual History of Photo Wallets

Annebella Pollen is a Professor of Visual and Material Culture at the University of Brighton. Her previous books include The Kindred of the Kibbo Gift: Intellectual Barbarians and Nudism in a Cold Climate: The Visual Culture of Naturists in Mid-20th-Century-Britain…. Continue Reading →

Report | Visiting Research Fellow | Akash Bharadwaj

Visiting Research Fellow Akash Bharadwaj reports on his experiences visiting the University of Brighton in February 2023, sharing his research on museums and regional identity in Bihar state in India.   As a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for… Continue Reading →

Event | World War I Knitting Patterns, Frances Casey 2 May 2023

Join us for an online Research Seminar with Visiting Research Fellow Frances Casey – Free and open to all. Please join us on Teams by clicking here: no need to register, all welcome. Tuesday 2 May 2023, 10am Dr Frances… Continue Reading →

New Reading Group | Critiquing the (Design) Encyclopaedia

Critiquing the (Design) Encyclopaedia Reading Group, Centre for Design History, Transnational Strand First session commencing Tuesday 2nd May 2023, 1-2pm. Running the first Tuesday of the month at lunchtimes, this reading group will aim to explore the complexities of putting… Continue Reading →

Event | Exhibition Histories Reading Group: Sponsorship and Museums – 28 April 2023

All are welcome to join the CDH Exhibition History Reading Group. The next session will be on Wednesday 28 April 2023 1-3pm at William Street G14 and online via Teams. This month’s theme is ‘The Art of Greenwashing: The optics… Continue Reading →

Event | IOTA II Research Seminar – Suzanne Rowland, 27 April 2023

Join us for the next session of our IOTA II Research Seminar Series – Free and open to all. More information, and the full series schedule can be found here   4 – 6pm, Thursday 27 April Grand Parade, M2,… Continue Reading →

Event | Hybrid Symposium – Making Visible the Storeroom 12 May 2023

Making Visible the Storeroom: Creative Responses to Museums and Archives ‘Behind the Scenes’ This hybrid international symposium took place online and in person at the University of Brighton’s City Campus on May 12 2023, 1pm-6.30pm. Confirmed Speakers include: Dr Gus… Continue Reading →

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