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November 4th, 2023

Call for PapersJoint 2024 Annual Meeting ICOHTEC-SHOT

Joint annual meeting of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) and the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) 9-14 July 2024 in Viña del Mar, Chile Reparando / Repair in the History of Technology The technological environments we inhabit require continual repair and maintenance in order to function. Yet the people…

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October 26th, 2023

SHOT Awards and Fellowships 2023

SHOT AWARD AND FELLOWSHIPS 2023 SHOT is pleased to announce the 2023 Award and Fellowship winners. The fellowships will be presented during the SHOT Awards and Fellowships Event at the SHOT Annual Meeting that takes place 26-29 October in Los Angeles (California). Citations will be published on the website after the conference. The SHOT Awards…

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October 11th, 2023

Symposium New Perspectives on Energy Innovation, 19 October 2023

New Perspectives on Energy Innovation October 19, 2023 | 1:00-3:40pm ET FREE Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-perspectives-on-energy-innovation-tickets-709559821527 Details: https://invention.si.edu/new-perspectives-energy-innovation   October 2023 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the 1973 oil embargo imposed by the Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in the wake of the Yom Kippur/Ramadan War. The temporary shortages inflated energy prices,…

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October 6th, 2023

Call for Student Papers 2023 Sacknoff Prize for Space History (SHOT Albatrosses)

$500 Cash Prize + A Publishing & Presentation Opportunity Please encourage your students, interns, and/or volunteers to submit a paper for the 2023 Sacknoff Prize for Space History and share our flyer with them.  The deadline is  28 November 2023. This is a great opportunity to brush up a class paper or repurpose a thesis chapter! About…

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September 26th, 2023

SHOT 2023 Annual Meeting Announcement

Dear SHOT Community, Great news: we have succeeded in finding an alternative venue in Los Angeles to hold our annual meeting in person! The University of Southern California has generously agreed to host the entire meeting with no charge for the space. We will meet near downtown LA in USC’s on-campus hotel, which is not…

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September 4th, 2023

Call for Papers 2024 Tensions of Europe Conference

11th Tensions of Europe Conference European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany 19 – 21 September 2024 Conference theme: Transformations. Fundamental Change and Technology Deadline for proposals: 30.11.2023, confirmations 01.03.2024 We live in a world of constant change. There are periods, however, of accelerated change in the political, economic, social or technological sphere. Usually, these spheres are…

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May 19th, 2023

Call for Proposals: NCPH and the Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society, April 10-13, 2024, Salt Lake City.

CALLS FOR PROPOSALS The National Council on Public History and Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society jointly seek proposals for our 2024 annual meeting, to be held April 10-13, 2024 at the Hilton Salt Lake City. HISTORICAL URGENCY SUBMISSION FORMS Submit an optional early topic proposal for feedback and to find co-presenters (due June 12): https://ncph.org/conference/topic-proposal-form/…

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April 30th, 2023

SHOT’s Special Interest Group for Computing, Information, and Society welcomes submissions to their 14th annual conference, September 21-23, 2023 | Zoom

SIGCIS 2023, online edition 2.0 SIGCIS 2023 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 creative production, and encompasses academic professionals, museum and archive professionals, IT practitioners, artists and creative technologists, and…

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April 30th, 2023

SHOT Awards, Prizes and Grants

SHOT Awards, Prizes and Grants With the deadline being 30 April 2023 we want to inform all that: Applications for Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize are still possible, up to 2 months before the actual meeting. Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits has an extended deadline, 15 May 2023 Eugene S. Ferguson Prize has an…

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November 13th, 2022

Winner Robinson Prize 2022

The winner of the Robinson Prize 2022 is Salwa Hoque (New York University) for her paper Digital Databases: Colonial Legacies Reinscribed in Technologies Established in 1980 by Dr. Eric Robinson in memory of his wife, the prize is awarded annually for the best-delivered paper by an individual who is making his or her first appearance…

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