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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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July 17th, 2019

CHSTM Technology Working Group: Call for Proposals

As we put together next year’s schedule of papers for discussion for the Technology Working Group of the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), we invite proposals for a paper for a session or to recommend someone else’s work. A quick reminder about our format: we convene simultaneously online and in Philadelphia,…

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March 25th, 2019

Call for Papers: Conference Encounters and Exchanges: Exploring the history of science, technology, medicine, and mātauranga (indigenous knowledge) – Blenheim (New Zealand)

The University of Otago and the Tōtaranui 250 Trust announce a conference to take place in Blenheim, New Zealand from 1–3 December 2019. The organizers welcome papers or other forms of participation that address topics exploring the history of science, medicine, technology, and indigenous knowledge in a local or global context; either within the specific contexts…

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March 1st, 2019

ICOHTEC Summer School on ‘Technology and Power’

ICOHTEC organizes a summer school on ‘Technology and Power’. It is scheduled directly before the symposium in Katowice. The Deadline for application is March 4 2019.  Lecturers:  Lino Camprubi, University of Sevilla, Spain. Technology and Globalization: Political Economy, Diplomacy and Strategy. Martina Heßler, Darmstadt Technical University, Germany Power – Powerlessness: The Ambiguity of Technology and…

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February 22nd, 2019

Call for Papers: Conference on historical engineering and technological innovations in Ireland,Dublin (Ireland), 21 September 2019

This one day conference, to be held at the Clayton Hotel, Bullsbridge, Dublin on Saturday 21st September 2019, will explore, by means of presentations in response to this Call for Papers, the many historical engineering and technological innovations, in all disciplines, created on and from the island of Ireland. Some examples of the wide range…

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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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January 28th, 2019

Tensions of Europe Summer School:“Towards Digital Science and Technology Studies: Challenges and Opportunities” (Luxembourg, 25-27 June 2019)

Deadline 30 January  2019 We live in the digital age which has a huge impact on the way we do scholarly research. For emerging careers it seems to be particularly pivotal. One the one hand, digitalization brings opportunities enlarging the methodological and thematic horizons. On the other hand, it sets a number of challenges on…

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November 30th, 2018

Call for proposals biannual meeting International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (Oslo 7-12 July 2019)

The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology invites submissions for the next biennial meeting of the society, which will take place in Oslo (Norway) 7–12 July 2019.  The Council, Local Organizing, and Program Committees are working to put together an exciting program inspired by socially relevant work on biology and the life…

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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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