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July 17th, 2019

CHSTM Technology Working Group: Call for Proposals

As we put together next year’s schedule of papers for discussion for the Technology Working Group of the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), we invite proposals for a paper for a session or to recommend someone else’s work. A quick reminder about our format: we convene simultaneously online and in Philadelphia,…

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April 9th, 2019

Call for Papers: Special Issue Computing Capitalisms: History, Business, and Information Technology

The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing invites submissions for a special issue titled “Computing Capitalisms.” Edited by Gerardo Con Diaz (University of California, Davis) and Devin Kennedy (Harvard University), this special issue will showcase new questions and methods in the business history of computing, broadly conceived. The history of computing has described the…

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March 20th, 2019

Call for Papers: SHOT 2019 Graduate Student Workshop at SHOT Annual Meeting Milan

SHOT ECIG is pleased to issue the Call for Papers  for the Graduate Student Workshop at the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 24-27 October, 2019 in Milan, Italy.  SHOT invites applications from graduate students to present short papers:  (up to 10 pages, 1.5-spaced) at an intensive workshop embedded in the formal SHOT conference. The workshop…

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March 1st, 2019

ICOHTEC Summer School on ‘Technology and Power’

ICOHTEC organizes a summer school on ‘Technology and Power’. It is scheduled directly before the symposium in Katowice. The Deadline for application is March 4 2019.  Lecturers:  Lino Camprubi, University of Sevilla, Spain. Technology and Globalization: Political Economy, Diplomacy and Strategy. Martina Heßler, Darmstadt Technical University, Germany Power – Powerlessness: The Ambiguity of Technology and…

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January 28th, 2019

Tensions of Europe Summer School:“Towards Digital Science and Technology Studies: Challenges and Opportunities” (Luxembourg, 25-27 June 2019)

Deadline 30 January  2019 We live in the digital age which has a huge impact on the way we do scholarly research. For emerging careers it seems to be particularly pivotal. One the one hand, digitalization brings opportunities enlarging the methodological and thematic horizons. On the other hand, it sets a number of challenges on…

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January 23rd, 2019

ICOHTEC symposium Katowice 22-27 July 2019: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submissions to the ICOHTEC symposium, to be held in Katowice, Poland, 22-27 July 2019, has been extended. The new deadline is 18 February 2019. Visit conference website. Katowice has been a centre of technological activity for centuries and at present also is one of Poland’s high tech centres. The capital of the…

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October 25th, 2018

Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize 2018

The Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize Committee decided to award the 2018 Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize to: Hyeok Hweon Kang (Harvard University) For: Divine Machine: Korea’s Reception of the Gun The committee also mentioned for honorable mention Kathryn Carpenter (University of Missouri-Kansas City) for: “Cesspools,” Springs, and Snaking Pipes: The use of technology to reroute the…

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October 13th, 2018

Results SHOT Elections 2018

October 13, 2018 SHOT is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Elections. The elected candidates are: Vice President/President Elect Arwen Mohun Executive Committee Members Anna Åberg Edward Jones-Imhotep Eden Medina Treasurer Amy Bix Editorial Committee Prakash Kumar Nominating Committee Ben Gross We wish the new officers and committee members success. Thank you all…

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October 12th, 2018

SHOT Awards and Fellowships 2018

SHOT is happy to announce the Award and Fellowship winners 2018. They were presented at the Awards Banquet October 13 in St. Louis. You can download the awards booklet with all full citations here. Leonardo da Vinci MedalJoy Parr, Western University Canada Kranzberg Dissertation FellowshipAngélica Agredo Montealegre, King’s College LondonFor “Road Construction and Maintenance in…

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October 7th, 2018

TURRIANO ICOHTEC PRIZE

The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize is an Early Career Prize for Books on the history of technology, sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize-winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Katowice, Poland, from 22-27 July 2019 (http://www.icohtec.org/w-annual-meeting/katowice-2019/). An additional 500 Euro is…

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