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February 24th, 2024

Preliminary program ICOHTEC-SHOT 2024 now available

The preliminary program for the joint ICOHTEC-SHOT Conference in Viña del Mar (Chile) is now available. Meeting dates are 9-14 July 2024. The Program Committee created an exiting, broad and diverse program. We are grateful for the work, devotion and enthusiasm of the committee members – Diana Montaño (Chair),  Magdalena Zdrodowska (Associate Chair), Bess Williamson,…

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January 31st, 2024

Updated submission deadline SIGCIS 2024 conference: February 12

UPDATED DEADLINE! Please submit proposals for SIGCIS 2024 (July 14th in Viña del Mar, Chile; hybrid options TBD) by Monday, February 12th. The SIGCIS Conference Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the CFP for our 2024 SIGCIS Conference, SYSTEM UPDATE. Our keynote for the event is Anita Say Chan, Associate Professor in the School of Information Sciences…

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November 4th, 2023

Call for Papers Joint 2024 Annual Meeting ICOHTEC-SHOT

Joint annual meeting of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) and the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) 9-14 July 2024 in Viña del Mar, Chile Reparando / Repair in the History of Technology The technological environments we inhabit require continual repair and maintenance in order to function. Yet the people…

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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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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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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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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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May 20th, 2018

Workshop Istanbul: History of Technology in Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Cities at the turn of the 20th century

The “History of Technology in Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Cities at the turn of the 20th century” workshop, which will be held on 24th-25th of May 2018, aims to foster fruitful and provocative encounters among diverse scholars who would like to contribute the history of technology with different areas of expertise, concentrations, perspectives, and approaches. The…

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