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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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November 13th, 2022

SHOT Award and Fellowship Winners 2022

SHOT is pleased to announce the 2022 Award and Fellowship winners. The prizes were officially announced during the SHOT Awards and Fellowships Event at the SHOT Annual Meeting in New Orleans (Louisiana, USA) on 12 November 2022. You can read all citations here. Leonardo da Vinci Medal 2022 Donald MacKenzie, University of Edinburgh Kranzberg Dissertation…

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October 27th, 2022

Robotics and AI: New Perspectives (FREE four day webinar series, 1-4 November 2022

Robotics and AI: New Perspectives A four-day webinar series convened by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation November 1, 2, 3, and 4, 2022 | 1:00-2:30pm ET daily   FREE Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/robotics-and-ai-new-perspectives-1194879 Details: https://invention.si.edu/robotics-and-ai-new-perspectives   From industrial robots to Siri, and autonomous vehicles to C-3PO, we have integrated robots and…

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October 1st, 2022

AJI call for applications for a one-day book manuscript workshop

The Ann Johnson Institute (AJI) for Science, Technology and Society at the University of South Carolina welcomes applications for a one-day book manuscript workshop to be held in the Winter/Spring Term 2024. In its fourth year, these annual workshops target individuals at any career stage who have not previously published a monograph. We are happy to…

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June 27th, 2022

international conference Technology and Material Culture in African History: Challenges and Potentials for Research and Teaching (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, January 4 – 8, 2023)

Call for Papers and Roundtables Technology and Material Culture in African History: Challenges and Potentials for Research and Teaching An international conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, January 4 – 8, 2023 The conference seeks to consolidate and foster the further development of history of technology and material culture in Africa. By gathering scholars from Tanzania…

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June 20th, 2022

SHOT ECIG workshop CFP

The ECIG workshop CFP is OUT! The link to the full CFP is here. If you fit the CFP, I really encourage you to apply! For older members of our community, if you are going to New Orleans for the conference, we’d really appreciate it if you came and engaged with our presenters in one…

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March 2nd, 2022

Call for Proposals SHOT 2022 Annual Meeting New Orleans, 10-13 November 2022

– Empire, Globalization, and Technological Change – For the 2022 Annual Meeting, our Society invites participants to explore colonial and postcolonial legacies as they relate to the historical processes of globalization, imperialism, and technological change. The 2022 meeting will give us an opportunity to finally meet in New Orleans. An early and important port for…

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December 14th, 2021

SHOT Elections 2021

No votes possible, ballot closed. President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, It’s time to vote! A little later than usual, but just as consequential—it’s time again for SHOT members to choose their representatives on the Executive Council and the weigh in on the membership of a few key committees.  Please take a few minutes to read…

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