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April 14th, 2021

Call For Papers Special Interest Group in Computing, Information, and Society Virtual Conference 23-25 September 2021

This year, SIGCIS [SHOT’s Special Interest Group in Computing, Information, and Society] is holding its annual conference virtually, Sept 23-25, 2021. SIGCIS 2021 is an open call for any and all work related to the history of computing and information systems, broadly imagined. The SIGCIS community is especially welcoming of new directions in research and…

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November 11th, 2020

Black Inventors and Innovators: New Perspectives

A free week-long webinar series Convened by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center November 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20, 2020 | 1:00-2:30pm ET daily Registration: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PTe1rHzsTG2FSaEHoTcb2w The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation invites you to attend our upcoming webinar series, Black Inventors and Innovators: New Perspectives. The program is free and…

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June 19th, 2020

SHOT Annual Meeting 2020

Because of COVID-19, we are unable to meet in New Orleans in 2020. We are exploring options for virtual panels in October 2020. SHOT and HSS plan to meet jointly in New Orleans November 2021. 0riginally we planned to hold the 2021 meeting in Merida (Mexico). We regret that we will not be able to…

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January 17th, 2020

Call for Proposals ICOHTEC Symposium Prague 2021

The International Committee for the History of Technology’s 48th Symposium in Prague, 25 – 31 July 2021 *NEW extended deadline for proposals is 10 February 2020* The International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) will hold its 48th symposium as part of the 26th International Congress of the History of Science and Technology (ICHST) in…

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January 7th, 2020

Call for Proposals SHOT Annual Meeting New Orleans (7-11 October 2020)

Annual Meeting Society for the History of Technology (SHOT): New Orleans, 7-11 October, 2020 – Call for Proposals CfP New Orleans 2020-version 1 Dear Colleagues, The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2020 Annual Meeting to be held 7-11 October, 2020 in New Orleans. The…

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July 17th, 2019

Symposium April 23-25 2020: American Contact – Intercultural Encounter and the History of the Book

April 23-25, 2020 Princeton UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania Project organizers:Rhae Lynn Barnes (Princeton University, History)Glenda Goodman (University of Pennsylvania, Music) American Contact is a multi-disciplinary symposium that invites scholars to discuss the use of material texts in cross-cltural encounters in the Americas. We seek to explore how texts—broadly defined to include not only books but textual…

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January 29th, 2019

Annual Meeting Society for the History of Technology (SHOT): Milan, Italy 24-27 October 2019 – Call for Proposals

Dear Colleagues, The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2019 Annual Meeting to be held 24-27 October, 2019 in Milan, Italy. SHOT is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned with the history of technological devices, systems, and processes as well as with technology in history,…

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May 25th, 2018

SHOT-IHNS-CNSM Workshop Hangzhou: Craft and Innovation in Modern Societies

Hangzhou, 1-3 June 2018 Following on a highly successful SHOT-sponsored workshop on Craft and innovation held in Chennai, India in 2016, this workshop on Craft and innovation in modern societies, co-sponsored by China’s national Institute for the History of Natural Sciences (IHNS), the China National Silk Museum (CNSM) and the international Society for the History…

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