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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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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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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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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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November 11th, 2020

Black Inventors and Innovators: New Perspectives

A free week-long webinar series Convened by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center November 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20, 2020 | 1:00-2:30pm ET daily Registration: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PTe1rHzsTG2FSaEHoTcb2w The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation invites you to attend our upcoming webinar series, Black Inventors and Innovators: New Perspectives. The program is free and…

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