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June 16th, 2014

REMINDER: SHOT VIDEO CONTEST

SHOT three minute video contest for PhD students and recent graduates – first prize now includes travel  expenses!    “Pitch” your dissertation topic in an accessible and entertaining three minute video and win travel expenses, registration, accommodations, and a banquet ticket for a SHOT meeting of your choice. We warmly welcome submissions from graduate students and…

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April 14th, 2014

Call for participation in SHOT’s Three Minute Dissertation Video Contest

Call for participation in SHOT’s Three minute dissertation video contest Want to spread the word about your research to a broader audience? SHOT is pleased to announce its first ever three minute video contest for PhD students and recent graduates whose dissertation engages with the history of technology. We welcome participants from the history of science,…

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January 23rd, 2014

Call for Papers

Call for Papers and Sessions Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Annual Meeting – Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA) 26-29 October 2017 The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history and society. We…

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October 31st, 2013

Note from the SHOT President

Note from the SHOT President I wish to express my thanks to all of the people who helped make the annual meeting in Portland such an interesting event. I and the officers are delighted that so many of you found the roundtable discussions and the two plenaries valuable and stimulating. I am especially grateful to…

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October 7th, 2013

Dearborn SHOT Talk

SHOT Talk for Dearborn 2014: Presidential Roundtables and Plenaries Last year in Portland, we solicited your comments, feedback, and suggestions about the session topics and individual papers at the conference through online commenting – the first time SHOT had offered such an option tied to sessions and papers. Our goal was to stimulate a discussion…

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September 18th, 2013

Technical Support for Presenters

Technical Support for Presenters Audio-Visual Support At The Henry and the Fairlane Events Center, each session room will be equipped with a digital projector and screen. Speakers planning to use PowerPoint should make sure that they (or someone on their panel) will have a laptop that can connect to the digital projector. Be sure to…

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September 18th, 2013

Dearborn Beyond SHOT

Dearborn Beyond SHOT Dearborn, Michigan’s varied history invites exploration. Curious visitors can download a self-guided tour book from the Dearborn Historical Commission here. Below, the Local Arrangements Committee has provided a select list of things to see and do, both in Dearborn and the neighboring city of Detroit. The Arab American National Museum is the…

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September 18th, 2013

Special Events

Special Events   Executive Council Meeting The Executive Council will meet on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 5) and Thursday morning (Nov. 6).  All members are welcome to sit in on all or part of this meeting. Opening Plenary and Reception Our annual meeting will kick off with a special plenary session on Thursday night at 6pm in The Henry Ford’s…

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September 18th, 2013

SHOT Tours and Activities

SHOT 2015 Tours and Activities The 2015 SHOT Meeting will feature tours of the following locations: NEW!! Albuquerque Biopark Trip Friday, 9 October • 8:30 AM–11:30 AM Albuquerque’s Biopark is a real must-see while you’re in the area – not only does it sit squarely at the heart of ye olde Route 66, where you can…

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July 29th, 2013

SIG Activities

SHOT 2014: SIG Events Albatrosses The Albatrosses, whose interests cover all things related to aviation and aerospace, will have an informal breakfast on Sunday morning November 9 at 8:00 am. followed at 9:00 am by its annual roundtable session highlighting the current research of grad students and young scholars. If you are interested in presenting…

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