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August 27th, 2021

D. Kim Foundation Grants (Research/Travel/Conference/Workshop

NEW, for 2022, East Asia students: D. Kim Foundation Traveling/Research Grant: Several grants (up to $2,500 each) will be awarded annually to scholars who are traveling for short-term research projects (less than a month). All applications must include the description of the research purpose and the detailed outline of budget (travel, accommodation and library fees,…

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August 4th, 2021

ASME History and Heritage Committee: solicits advanced graduate students or recent post graduate students in history of technology/science to author brochures/essays for ASME’s Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmarks program

The History and Heritage Committee (HHC) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) solicits advanced graduate students or recent post graduate students in history of technology/science to author brochures/essays for ASME’s Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmarks program.  The contracted honorarium for each brochure/essay is $500, payable on final acceptance. For 2021-2022 the Committee seeks brochures/essays…

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August 4th, 2021

2021 McMullen Naval History Symposium, Annapolis, Maryland on September 23-24

The McMullen Naval History Symposium is the pre-eminent academic conference about naval and maritime history, and the largest regular meeting of naval and maritime historians in the world. This year, we are excited to announce that the 2021 McMullen Naval History Symposium will be a highly-interactive, hybrid event. We are holding our traditional, in-person conference…

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July 26th, 2021

forthcoming: Preparing Dinosaurs (Caitlin Wylie investigates the skilled labor of fossil preparators)

Those awe-inspiring dinosaur skeletons on display in museums do not spring fully assembled from the earth. Technicians known as preparators have painstakingly removed the fossils from rock, repaired broken bones, and reconstructed missing pieces to create them. These specimens are foundational evidence for paleontologists, and yet the work and workers in fossil preparation labs go…

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June 22nd, 2021

recently published article: Energy justice within, between and beyond European community energy initiatives: A review.

Natascha van Bommel and Johanna Höffken (Eindhoven University of Technology) are happy to share with you their recently published article: Energy justice within, between and beyond European community energy initiatives: A review. Intro: European policy efforts stimulate both the emergence of community energy initiatives, and a just transition towards a low-carbon energy system. One of…

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April 14th, 2021

Call For Papers Special Interest Group in Computing, Information, and Society Virtual Conference 23-25 September 2021

This year, SIGCIS [SHOT’s Special Interest Group in Computing, Information, and Society] is holding its annual conference virtually, Sept 23-25, 2021. SIGCIS 2021 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…

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March 30th, 2021

Vacancies at College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences’s: two faculty positions to advance transdisciplinary research, teaching, and public engagement

The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech seeks to fill two faculty positions to advance transdisciplinary research, teaching, and public engagement: (1) Cyber Technology and Policy and (2) Data, Equity, and Diversity. Both positions will actively contribute to at least one of the supporting Destination Areas (+ Policy; Data and Decisions;…

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March 27th, 2021

CfP German Society for the History of Technology and Science (GTG & GWMT) annual meeting, 17.-19.9.2021, Vienna: “Scales, Norms, and Limit Values”.

Call for Papers | Call for panels: The German Society for the History of Technology (GTG) and the Society for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology (GWMT) announce the topic of their joint annual conference in Vienna. Scales, Norms, and Limit Values in Times of (Digital) Change Technical Museum Vienna | University of Vienna,…

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February 24th, 2021

The TOD-IS-RUR consortium offers 10 Early Stage Researcher (ESR) positions, with starting dates 01/09/2021 and 01/10/2021.

The Innovative Training Network (ITN) Transit Oriented Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Rural-Urban Regions (TOD-IS-RUR) is currently recruiting 10 Early Stage Researchers. TOD-IS-RUR is looking for talented and motivated candidates with the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to help the Innovative Training Network (ITN) make significant research contributions to the scientific and societal challenge of countering sprawl…

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February 15th, 2021

Read the latest research and book reviews in Technology and Culture!

                  October 2020, Vol 61, No 4 Special Issue Manufacturing Modernity: Innovations in Early Modern Europe Manufacturing Modernity: Innovations in Early Modern Europe—An Introduction | Adam Lucas A Politics of Intellectual Property: Creating a Patent System in Revolutionary France | Jérôme Baudry Illuminated Publics: Representations of Street…

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