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January 23rd, 2020

Towards comparative, historically informed research on African urban mobility issues — call for participation in the formation of a research network – University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 8 – 9 June 2020

Conveners: Dr. Njogu Morgan (History Workshop, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa), Dr. Yusuf Madugu (History Department, Bayero University, Nigeria), Dr. Lisa Kane (Centre for Transport Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa), and Prof. Ruth Oldenziel (Technology, Innovation & Society, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands) We are pleased to invite applications for participation…

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January 23rd, 2020

Call for Papers: Midwest Junto for the History of Science 2020 (April 24-26, 2020, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA)

For more than six decades, the Midwest Junto has fostered an informal, congenial environment where students, faculty, and independent scholars can gather to discuss their research. We welcome submissions for fifteen-minute presentations on any aspect of the history of science, technology, or medicine, as well as related STS fields. Graduate students are strongly encouraged 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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December 11th, 2019

Call for Papers ICOHTEC 2020

A History of Technology for an Age of Crisis 46th Symposium of ICOHTEC in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 13 – 18 July 2020 The symposium will be hosted by Eindhoven University of Technology, TU/e Deadline for proposals is Sunday, 5 January 2020 (this call for papers in PDF format) Technology and crisis are linked in multiple and…

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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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