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April 6th, 2024

SHOT MEMBER PRESENTS: book publication and Exhibit

     Julie Wosk,  Professor Emerita,  SUNY Maritime College, is happy to announce the publication of her new book  Artificial Women:  Sex Dolls, Robot Caregivers, and More Facsimile  Females  (Indiana University  Press).  AI-enhanced simulated females are becoming ever more lifelike  as the virtual vies with the real.  They are already having a  dramatic impact on…

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April 5th, 2024

CfP ICHST 2025, New Zealand, deadline 1 May 2024

The 27th International Congress of History of Science and Technology will be held from 29 June – 5 July 2025 at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. Symposium Proposals are due by 1 May 2024. Standalone Papers are due by 1 December 2024. For further details, please go to the Congress website: https://www.ichst2025.org

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March 26th, 2024

CfP Preserving the Race for Space Symposium 2024, Houston, deadline 8-4-24

The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training of the National Park Service is seeking papers for its Preserving the Race for Space Symposium 2024!  Please consider submitting a proposal and share the call for papers with your networks.  April 8 is the abstract deadline for the August 13-15 conference in Houston. Information about the conference can be found at: https://home.nps.gov/articles/000/preserving-the-race-for-space-2024-from-the-earth-to-the-moon-and-beyond.htm…

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January 24th, 2024

Postdoc position ASU Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes

The ASU Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes in Washington, DC has a position available for a postdoctoral research scholar (“postdoc”) for 2024-2025 to join a project examining the history of science and technology policy (S&T policy) in the United States. The project is led by CSPO Director Prof. Arthur Daemmrich and is funded through…

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December 15th, 2023

Tenure-track faculty positions School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech

The School of History and Sociology (https://hsoc.gatech.edu) at Georgia Tech invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, one in the History of Science, Technology, or Medicine and a second in the Sociology of Science, Technology, or Medicine. We seek candidates with expertise in twentieth and/or twenty-first century science, technology,…

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December 13th, 2023

(Senior) Fellow for Technology David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program has launched a search for a fellow or senior fellow for technology (NY). The David Rockefeller Studies Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is seeking to hire a fellow or senior fellow for technology, with the title depending on the successful candidate’s level of experience. The fellow will…

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December 12th, 2023

CfP: Midwest Junto for the History of Science 2024 Annual Meeting

The 65th annual meeting of the Midwest Junto for the History of Science will be held 22-24 March, 2024 at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. For more than six decades, the Midwest Junto has fostered an informal, congenial environment where students, faculty, independent scholars, and other research professionals can gather to discuss their research.…

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October 11th, 2023

Symposium New Perspectives on Energy Innovation, 19 October 2023

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,…

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October 7th, 2023

SHOT Elections 2023 – Vote now

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,…

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