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Event | IOTA II Research Seminar – Jacqueline Bishop, 19 January 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   4-5.30pm, Thursday 19 January Grand Parade, G4, City Campus… Continue Reading →

Knowledge Exchange | From Dissertation to Exhibition: Sharing Research Findings at Pollock’s Toy Museum

MA History of Design and Material Culture student Sally Jones reflects on turning her dissertation research into a Centre for Design History-funded exhibition at Pollock’s Toy Museum in London On the train home from the Christmas late-night opening of Pollock’s… Continue Reading →

Event | Thinking through Making, Symposium and workshop – 2 & 8 February 2023

Hosted by the Centre for Design History at the University of Brighton and supported by Techne Doctoral Training Partnership.   What can historians and theorists of design and dress learn from the practices of making? How can we know fashion and… Continue Reading →

Event Series | CDH PhD Student Workshops 2022-2023

Each month, the CDH host a workshop for PhD students and recent graduates. MA students interested in developing academic skills are also very welcome to attend, as are PhD students who are not CDH members. These are designed to help students… Continue Reading →

Event Series | CDH IOTA II Seminars 2022-2023

We are pleased to announce a new series of CDH research seminars entitled IOTA II (image-object-text-analysis). These monthly seminars are open to all and take place 4-5.30pm.   Schedule of IOTA II (image-object-text-analysis) Seminars 2022-2023 Open to All, 4-5.30pm  … Continue Reading →

Event | Archive as Method – 8 November

Archive as Method: new approaches to archives of creative practice What is ‘archival knowledge’? A new, ongoing Design Archives event series foregrounds the creative archive as a method for research, knowledge generation and exchange. It frames the archive not just… Continue Reading →

A Thousand Negatives and Many Positives: Researchers Reflect on a PhD Student Support Scheme

Annebella Pollen, Professor of Visual and Material Culture, and Jayne Knight, collaborative PhD candidate (University of Brighton / National Science and Media Museum), discuss their shared experiences in the HSS PGR Research Scheme. Annebella Pollen: In 2021, I published a… Continue Reading →

Exhibition | Design Matters: 17 August – 14 October 2022

Exhibition organiser and CDH PGR representative, Nicola Miles, shares an insight on the  exhibition, Design Matters. Following on from the CDH workshop in May this year, Curating Exhibitions in Practice, post-graduate students from a wide range of disciplines were offered… Continue Reading →

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 →

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