The SHOT Small Grants Committee was established in April 2017, and was renamed as the International Small Grants Committee in October 2017. In addition to promoting the Society’s mission, the grants aim at globalizing the Society’s intellectual terrain as well as broadening its international membership.
– December 15-19, 2019. Elena Kochetkova and Kirill Chunikhin. “Cold War Matters: The (In)Visible Ecologies of Things” Symposium. St. Petersburg, Russia. Stay tuned for an upcoming article in Technology’s Stories and/or a panel presentation in the 2020 SHOT meeting in New Orleans. Elena Kochetkova’s panel on “Socialist Design and Consumer Technologies during the Cold War” has been scheduled in the 2019 Milan meeting.
– December 9-14, 2019. John Bosco Lourdusamy. “Republic of Plants” Workshop, Chennai, India. Stay tuned for a report for SHOT members and/or panel presentations in the 2020 SHOT meeting in New Orleans.
– October 4-6, 2019. Ramya Swayamprakash. “Workshop for the History of the Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS),” Michigan State University, USA. Stay tuned for a report for SHOT members and/or a panel presentation in the 2020 SHOT meeting in New Orleans.
– September or October 2019. Chihyung Jeon. “East Asian Graduate Students Writing Workshop,” KAIST campus, Daejeon, South Korea. Stay tuned for a report for SHOT members!
– July 10-11, 2019. Moujan Matin and Alain George. “Symposium, Materials and Technologies in the Age of Transition: The Byzantine, Sassanian and Islamic Near East,” Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK. A report for SHOT members.
– May-October 2019. Francisco Platas López. “International Traveling Exhibition: Alzate’s Mexican machines and other inventions in State of Mexico,” Mexico City, Mexico and Guatemala City, Guatemala. Stay tuned for a panel presentation in the SHOT meeting, a report for SHOT members, or an upcoming article in Technology’s Stories.
– April 26-27, 2019. Adewumi Damilola Adebayo, Mattin Biglari, Aditya Ramesh. A conference on “Cultures of Energy in the Global South,” University of Cambridge, UK. A report for SHOT members. Stay tuned for a panel presentation on “The Electrification of the Global South: Loaded with Meaning” in the 2019 SHOT meeting in Milan.
– 25-27 January 2019. Anton Novenanto, Pratama Yudha Pradheksa, and Dewi Puspita Rahayu. A workshop for “Teaching and researching: social studies of technology in Indonesia as a post-colonial country,” Malang, Indonesia. A report for SHOT members. Stay tuned for a panel presentation on “Technology and Postcoloniality of/in the Global South” in the 2019 SHOT meeting in Milan.
– Dates TBA, 2018-2019 academic year. Joseph Klett. Workshop series “Seeing like a Valley,” UC Santa Cruz, Stanford University, and UC Berkeley. Stay tuned for a panel presentation in the SHOT annual meeting in 2020!
– October 5-7, 2018. Audrey Maier and Katrin Boniface. The 2018 Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology & Science (WHEATS), UC Riverside, Riverside, CA, USA. A report for SHOT members.
– August 27-29, 2018. Tolu Odumosu and Anne Pollock. STS Africa Workshop, Sydney, Australia. Stay tuned for a panel presentation in the 2019 SHOT meeting in Milan!
– June 27-July 1, 2018. Ruth Oldenziel and Frank Schipper. “Sustainable Urban Mobility” workshop, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. A report for SHOT members.
– June 27-30, 2018. POR Heong Hong. A joint meeting of The Asian Society of the History of Medicine (9th meeting) and History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA), Jakarta, Indonesia. A report for SHOT members.
– June 1-3, 2018. SHOT-IHNS-CNSM Workshop Hangzhou: Craft and Innovation in Modern Societies, Hangzhou, China. A report for SHOT members.
– June 1, 2018. Jung Lee. The 4th Ewha-Yale Conference: Environment and Ecology in East Asia, Ewha Womans University, South Korea. A panel in the 2019 SHOT meeting in Milan.
– May 24-25, 2018. Nurçin İleri. Experiences of Technology in Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Territories at the Turn of the 20th Century workshop, Istanbul, Turkey. Stay tuned for an upcoming article in Technology’s Stories!
– November 1-3, 2017. Natalia Nikiforova, “Contours of The Future: Technology and Innovation in Cultural Context” conference, Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia. A report for SHOT members. Stay tuned for an upcoming article in Technology’s Stories!
– October 22-26, 2017. Scott Knowles. “Anthropocene Campus Philadelphia,” Philadelphia, USA.