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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.
Membership: Join or renew your SHOT membership
News: Read internal and external news and updates
Special Interest Groups (SIGs): Read about & join one of SHOT's SIGs, created to bring together scholars and professionals with interests in specific fields of the history of technology
Doing History of Technology: Hear about doing the History of Technology and why it matters
SHOT publications: Find out more about our publications including Technology & Culture
The Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental history, at…Read More
Applications and nominations for SHOT Global Community Scholars are now open! Each year, SHOT designates selected Global Community Scholars for…Read More
11th Tensions of Europe Conference European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany 19 – 21 September 2024 Conference theme: Transformations. Fundamental Change…Read More
NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose…Read More
Job Announcement The Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park, is inviting applications for the President’s Postdoctoral…Read More
The Intrepid Museum in New York is seeking an Aerospace Curator. The Aeropace Curator provides curatorial expertise on aerospace history…Read More
Technology’s Stories is SHOT’s latest initiative – an open-access 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