New Perspectives on Energy Innovation October 19, 2023 | 1:00-3:40pm ET FREE Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-perspectives-on-energy-innovation-tickets-709559821527 Details: https://invention.si.edu/new-perspectives-energy-innovation October 2023 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the 1973 oil embargo imposed by the Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in the wake of the Yom Kippur/Ramadan War. The temporary shortages inflated energy prices,…Read More
Vote online (members only) until 25 October 2023 via the ONLINE BALLOT. (for information on (e-)mail voting see below) Download the SHOT 2023 Election Newsletter in PDF format. President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, Dear SHOT community, Many of us will see each other in just a few weeks at our annual meeting in Los Angeles,…Read More
Dear everyone – Just a reminder of an annoying and potentially dangerous situation out there involving scams – through your connection with SHOT, you might be targeted with fake emails pretending to ask you to immediately make a money transfer on behalf of SHOT, pretending that the president and/or I have asked you to…Read More
The Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability offers access to data visualizations of a sustainable energy transition.
The Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability launched a new project called Visualizing Energy. We are a science communication project that aims to increase access to actionable knowledge about a sustainable and equitable energy transition. The history of energy is a central topic. Please find more information here on their websiteRead More
Royal Society Publishing has launched a new history of science platform called Science in the Making, which allows free access to digitized versions of over 30,000 archival items related to their journal publications from the past 400+ years. This ambitious program includes reviews by Darwin, doodles by Newton, astronomical observations, electrical experiments, anatomical illustrations and…Read More
The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo. This position is in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). NMAAHC is a national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. The position is in the Office…Read More
Call: historian who specializes in the intersection of culture and technology, especially within the post-war period.
How technology forged culture and drove politics in the Cold War – new Smithsonian Channel documentary The UK-based television production company, Blink Films, are creating a new documentary for the Smithsonian Channel (and Channel 4 in the UK and France 5 in France). This film will focus on the race to build a supersonic airliner,…Read More
Call for Proposals: NCPH and the Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society, April 10-13, 2024, Salt Lake City.
CALLS FOR PROPOSALS The National Council on Public History and Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society jointly seek proposals for our 2024 annual meeting, to be held April 10-13, 2024 at the Hilton Salt Lake City. HISTORICAL URGENCY SUBMISSION FORMS Submit an optional early topic proposal for feedback and to find co-presenters (due June 12): https://ncph.org/conference/topic-proposal-form/…Read More
Description: The Department of the History of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department seeks to hire a historian of health and modern medicine in geographical or thematic areas not covered by existing Department faculty. We especially welcome candidates whose work includes a transnational or…Read More
Dear SHOT members, We’ve had reports that spam messages are circulating, appearing to come from SHOT President Gabrielle Hecht. She does not, in fact, require “assistance with SHOT logistical support transfer matter!” Please do not click on any links in these messages. These are going only to SHOT members, but otherwise we have not figured out…Read More