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April 6th, 2018

SHOT 2018 Graduate Student Workshop: call for papers

Call for Papers:  SHOT 2018 Graduate Student Workshop Annual Meeting 2018: St. Louis, Missouri, US 11-14 October 2018     SHOT is pleased to issue the Call for Papers  for the Graduate Student Workshop at the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 11-14 October, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri, US.    SHOT invites applications from graduate students…

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April 3rd, 2018

Auburn University: Instructor of History of Technology

The Department of History at Auburn University invites applications for one (non-tenure-track) position at the rank of Instructor. The appointee will be primarily responsible for teaching multiple sections of our two-term core undergraduate sequence in the history of technology, Technology and Civilization, but may also have the opportunity to teach courses in her/his area of…

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March 7th, 2018

SHOT NASA Fellowship 2018

The NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology, offered by SHOT and supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) History Division, will, funding pending, fund one predoctoral or postdoctoral fellow for up to one academic year to undertake a research project related to the history of space technology. The fellowship may support…

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March 2nd, 2018

The Dibner Award

The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits was established in 1985, through the generosity of Bern Dibner, to recognize excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public. Winning exhibits, in addition to being well designed and produced, should raise pertinent historical issues. Artifacts…

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February 7th, 2018

Call for Papers workshop “On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material

Location Columbia University, Friday, October 5, 2018 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Friday, April 6, 2018 This one-day workshop aims to illuminate the complicated relationship between political possibilities and material transformation in Asia during the catastrophe of the continent’s long World War II (1931-1954). The workshop will bridge the artificial divide between East and Southeast Asia…

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January 31st, 2018

SHOT St. Louis Call for Proposals: Open Sessions

SHOT Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri (USA), 11-14 October 2018 Individuals interested in finding others to join panel sessions for the Annual Meeting may propose Open Sessions, starting January 31, with a final deadline of March 15. Open Sessions proposals due March 15, 2018. Open Sessions descriptions, along with organizer contact information, will appear as…

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December 7th, 2017

Postdoctoral Scholar Position at Colby College

Colby College’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Scholar position starting September 1, 2018. QUALIFICATIONS We seek a teacher-scholar who can provide energy, outreach, and a vision for the future of the program. Duties will include a balance of teaching and research, with no responsibility to serve on…

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November 28th, 2017

Results SHOT-Elections 2017

This year’s ballot included candidates for the Executive Council, the Editorial Committee and the Nominating Committee. The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. The Nominating Committee is responsible for selecting individuals to run for office and preparing the slate of candidates for each year’s…

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November 6th, 2017

SHOT Panel: Thinking With Ann Johnson

The Society for the History of Technology held its annual meeting in Philadelphia in late October 2017. It was the first SHOT meeting since the death of engineering historian Ann Johnson on December 11, 2016. To celebrate her life and call attention to her lasting contributions to the field, several of her colleagues organized a…

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