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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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September 25th, 2018

University of Minnesota: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in the Program of History of Science and Technology

Qualifications The Program in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the history of technology specializing in computing and information sciences. This includes but is not limited to data analytics, informatics, communications, software studies, algorithmic regulation, and computing and information sciences as they…

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August 6th, 2018

SHOT Newsletter 31 July 2018

Newsletter July, 31 July 2018   Contents President’s Message – Page 1 SHOT-Elections 2018 – Page 2 SHOT-Ballot – Page 9 Constitutional Amendments – Page 10 Annual Meeting in St. Louis – Page 12 President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, This Newsletter brings crucial information for us all. It lists the names of the slate of…

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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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