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Conference - Design History Society Conference #DHS2017: Making and Unmaking the Environment

Posted on Friday, 10th February 2017

Design and designers hold an ambiguous place in environmental discourse. They are either blamed for causing environmental problems, or hailed as possessing some of the competences that could help solving those problems. Despite this long-standing centrality of design to environmental discourse and vice versa, these interrelations remain under-explored in design historical scholarship.

7–9 September 2017
University of Oslo

Convenor: Kjetil Fallan (
Co-convenors: Ingrid Halland, Ida Kamilla Lie, Gabriele Oropallo, and Denise Hagströmer