The University of Brighton’s Postgraduate Design History Society held its sixth annual symposium on 17 June 2011 at the Centre for Research and Development, Grand Parade, University of Brighton. The day featured eight papers from postgraduate researchers across a range of topics and historical periods, united by our common focus on design history and material culture.
Registration and coffee
'Queering the Museum at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery'
'Ellen Terry (1847-1928): Fashioning a Collaborative PhD'
'Using Representations and Registered Designs as a Source for Dress and History Study: Ready to Wear Mourning Dress for Women in Britain 1860-1900'
'How the Spectacle of the Fashion Show was used to Promote Department Stores: a Case Study of Barkers of Kensington 1928-30'
'Fashion Articles in The Times 1919-1925
“More Suitable to the Modern Home”: The Design Council Award, 1957
“As Big as a Council House or a Two-Decker Bus”: the Modern British Road Signage by Jock Kinnear and Margaret Calvert
"And What do You Do?": An open discussion of employment and PhD opportunities for post MA students