St. Louis, Missouri
11-14 October 2018
The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) was formed in 1958 to encourage the study of the development of technology and its relations with society and culture.
SHOT is an interdisciplinary organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history (the relationship of technology to politics, economics, science, the arts, and the organization of production) and with the role it plays in the differentiation of individuals in society.
SHOT members represent a wide range of disciplines and professions, from history and the humanities to engineering and science, and come from some thirty-five countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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Location Columbia University, Friday, October 5, 2018 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Friday, April 6, 2018 This one-day workshop aims to…Read More
The position described below is open to specialists of modern digital history generally, but also to candidates from the field…Read More
The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting…Read More
Thanks to an arrangement SHOT has with the American Historical Association, SHOT members are invited to submit a full panel proposal for the…Read More
SHOT Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri (USA), 11-14 October 2018 Individuals interested in finding others to join panel sessions for…Read More
The Departments of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University invite applications for the Sanford H. Taylor Postdoctoral…Read More
Technology’s Stories is SHOT’s latest initiative – an open-acess digital magazine featuring essays, blogs, book announcements from SHOT members.
We engage readers with the usable past—stories that help us make sense of contemporary technological challenges and aspirations. Technology’s Stories is a place for thinkers to share new insights on the integration of technology with our environments and our social, political, and economic lives.Find out more