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Aine Mckenny

Sharing Sources | Claudia Treacher

  Links: The Reunion, BBC Radio 4 Scored in Silence by Chisato Minamimura Collisions by Lynette Wallworth Potential History: Unlearning Imperialism by Ariella Aïsha Azoulay Insurgent Empire Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent by Priyamvada Gopal

Report | Archival Sources and Methodologies: Session 2 – Photographs

Dr Uschi Klein reflects on the second session of a workshop series on ‘Archival Sources and Methodologies’ organised with the University of Brighton Design Archives.   We all think about photography in one way or another; after all, photography is… Continue Reading →

Event | Oral Histories / Museum Histories – 29 June 2022 – Inkeri Hakamies

Join us for the second event of online lectures hosted by the Centre for Design History, University of Brighton. Organised by Dr Claire Wintle (University of Brighton), Dr Linda Sandino (Victoria and Albert Museum), and Andrea Potts (University of Brighton). Studying… Continue Reading →

Call for papers | The Global Diffusion of Tailored Clothes for Women 1750 – 1930 Friday 16th and Saturday 17th September 2022

Organised by the European-wide ACORSO Research Interest Group ‘Tailoring for Women 1750 – 1930’, this two-day conference entitled The Global Diffusion of Tailored Clothes for Women 1750 – 1930 seeks papers exploring the diffusion of design, manufacture, technology, products, material culture, retailing,… Continue Reading →

Event | Oral Histories / Museum Histories – Priyanka Seshadri, Independent Archivist

Join us for the final event of online lectures hosted by the Centre for Design History, University of Brighton. Organised by Dr Claire Wintle (University of Brighton), Dr Linda Sandino (Victoria and Albert Museum), and Andrea Potts (University of Brighton)…. Continue Reading →

News | Caroline Hamilton completes a successful viva

The Centre for Design History is pleased to announce that Caroline Hamilton successfully defended her doctoral thesis on 30 May 2022. Caroline’s PhD was entitled “A Successful Failure? Les Ballets 1933: An Object-Based Approach to an Avant-Garde Ballet Company”. Caroline,… Continue Reading →

Sharing Sources – Áine McKenny

    Links: Mad, Bad and Dangerous  Cursed Objects  extraORDINARYwomen Inventory by Darran Anderson Thin Places by Kerri ní Dochartaigh

Report | Curating Exhibitions in Practice

Nicola Benge reflects on our recent event Curating Exhibitions in Practice, a day of short-talks and a workshop on making exhibitions in collaboration with Brighton CCA and the University of Brighton Design Archives I attended the Curating Exhibitions in Practice Day at the… Continue Reading →

Member’s Work | Thinking Pictures: Guest Editing MeCCSA’s Networking Knowledge

Harriet Parry reflects on their experience guest editing a special issue of the Media and Cultural Studies Association – Post Graduate Network digital publication Networking Knowledge. Amongst the multiple opportunities opened up for academic enrichment over the past 3 years… Continue Reading →

Report | Exhibitions, New Nations and the Human Factor

Harriet Atkinson reflects on attending and presenting at ‘Exhibitions, New Nations and the Human Factor, 1873-1939’    After two years of dressing for Zoom and speaking into a laptop screen, I was daunted by the prospect of returning to presenting… Continue Reading →

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