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2022

SHOT Annual Meeting

New Orleans (Louisiana)
10-13 November 2022

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SHOT

Society for the History of Technology

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

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October 1st, 2022

AJI call for applications for a one-day book manuscript workshop

The Ann Johnson Institute (AJI) for Science, Technology and Society at the University of South Carolina welcomes applications for a…

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September 27th, 2022

MIT position in Chinese Language and Culture

MIT position in Chinese Language and Culture The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

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September 11th, 2022

“travelling” exhibit “Imaging Women in the Space Age” (org. New York)

The exhibit “Imaging Women in the Space Age” which originated at the New York Hall of Science and was also…

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September 8th, 2022

Call for nominations for the Kluge Chairs at the Library of Congress (specifically Chair in Technology and Society)

Library of Congress. September 7, 2022 Dear colleague: I write to solicit your nominations for the Kluge Chairs at the Library…

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September 7th, 2022

Call for nominations for the various NCPH awards (public historians)

NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose…

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September 7th, 2022

School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) has a tenure-line position (Assistant Professor) beginning August 1, 2023.

The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position in Cybersecurity at…

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Technology's Stories

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.

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