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March 14th, 2018

SHOT Annual Meeting St. Louis: Flashtalk session for graduate students in the history and sociology of science and of technology

This is a special session developed by the two society presidents, John Krige (SHOT president 2017-2018) and Janet Browne (HSS president 2016-2017) to showcase graduate student work and facilitate lively feedback.  Each speaker is allocated 5 minutes and one PowerPoint slide, followed by ample time afterwards for discussion. Speakers accepted for a flash-talk paper are free…

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February 7th, 2018

Call for Papers workshop “On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material

Location Columbia University, Friday, October 5, 2018 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Friday, April 6, 2018 This one-day workshop aims to illuminate the complicated relationship between political possibilities and material transformation in Asia during the catastrophe of the continent’s long World War II (1931-1954). The workshop will bridge the artificial divide between East and Southeast Asia…

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February 5th, 2018

Call for Proposals SHOT Annual Meeting 2018 St. Louis

The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 11-14 October, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri, US. SHOT is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history…

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February 1st, 2018

SHOT panels at the Annual AHA meeting in Chicago, January 3 – 6, 2019

Thanks to an arrangement SHOT has with the American Historical Association, SHOT members are invited to submit a full panel proposal for the AHA annual meeting in Chicago from January 3-6, 2019.  The theme is ‘Loyalties’ and the deadline for submission is February 15, 2018.  More information is available on https://www.historians.org/ The advantage of this arrangement is that you build a…

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January 31st, 2018

SHOT St. Louis Call for Proposals: Open Sessions

SHOT Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri (USA), 11-14 October 2018 Individuals interested in finding others to join panel sessions for the Annual Meeting may propose Open Sessions, starting January 31, with a final deadline of March 15. Open Sessions proposals due March 15, 2018. Open Sessions descriptions, along with organizer contact information, will appear as…

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October 27th, 2017

2019 SHOT Annual Meeting announced: Milan, Italy

We are very pleased to announce that our 2019 Annual Meeting will be held in the beautiful city of Milan, Italy on 19-22 September and will be hosted by the Museo Nazionale Scienza E Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci (the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology). See further details of the conference here.

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September 20th, 2017

Call for proposals: To Boldly Preserve: Archiving for the Next Half-Century of Space Flight Conference

Center for the History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics College Park, Maryland March 1-2, 2018   Paper, Presentation, and Roundtable Proposals Due November 1, 2017 The “To Boldly Preserve: Archiving for the Next Half-Century of Space Flight Conference” will examine the unprecedented challenges and opportunities we face in preserving the history of…

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May 18th, 2017

CFP: Contours of the Future: Technology and Innovation in Cultural Context, 1-3 November 2017, St Petersburg, Russia

CALL FOR PAPERS for International Conference “CONTOURS OF THE FUTURE: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION IN CULTURAL CONTEXT” 1 – 3 November 2017 Saint-Petersburg, Russia Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University www.futurecon.ru For postindustrial societies the future has turned into a space of risk and construction of expectations. The future exists in the present as a discourse…

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