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May 19th, 2023

Call for Proposals: NCPH and the Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society, April 10-13, 2024, Salt Lake City.

CALLS FOR PROPOSALS The National Council on Public History and Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society jointly seek proposals for our 2024 annual meeting, to be held April 10-13, 2024 at the Hilton Salt Lake City. HISTORICAL URGENCY SUBMISSION FORMS Submit an optional early topic proposal for feedback and to find co-presenters (due June 12): https://ncph.org/conference/topic-proposal-form/…

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May 10th, 2023

Tenure track faculty position: Assistant or Associate Professor in History of Medicine at JHU

Description: The Department of the History of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department seeks to hire a historian of health and modern medicine in geographical or thematic areas not covered by existing Department faculty. We especially welcome candidates whose work includes a transnational or…

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May 10th, 2023

NEW WARNING, ABOUT FRAUDULENT E-MAILS

Dear SHOT members, We’ve had reports that spam messages are circulating, appearing to come from SHOT President Gabrielle Hecht. She does not, in fact, require “assistance with SHOT logistical support transfer matter!” Please do not click on any links in these messages. These are going only to SHOT members, but otherwise we have not figured out…

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April 30th, 2023

SHOT Awards, Prizes and Grants

SHOT Awards, Prizes and Grants With the deadline being 30 April 2023 we want to inform all that: Applications for Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize are still possible, up to 2 months before the actual meeting. Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits has an extended deadline, 15 May 2023 Eugene S. Ferguson Prize has an…

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April 27th, 2023

WARNING ABOUT FRAUDULENT E-MAILS

WARNING ABOUT FRAUDULENT E-MAILS April 27, 2023 Several people with connections to SHOT are currently receiving fraudulent requests for economic support signed by Gabrielle Hecht (typical  e-mail title: SHOT ASSISTANCE APPEAL). The e-mail sender so far has been: “Gabrielle Hecht <associationhead2020@gmail.com>”, although additional e-mail addresses are also used. Please be all assured that neither myself…

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February 10th, 2023

The Department of History at Stanford University invites applications for a 3-year Lecturer position in any sub-field and historical period.

The Department of History at Stanford University invites applications for a 3-year Lecturer position in any sub-field and historical period. The teaching load is 6 undergraduate courses each academic year. Two of these courses will be offered through Stanford’s COLLEGE program, and four will be offered in the History Department. The position will also assist with developing…

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February 8th, 2023

University of Portsmouth, working with the National Railway Museum offers a PhD opportunity

‘Give him sympathy and a helping hand’: Understanding the impact of occupational accidents and disability on English and Welsh railway staff and their families in England and Wales, 1897-1939′ The project will be supervised by Mike Esbester (University of Portsmouth, UK), Karen Baker (Library Manager, National Railway Museum, UK) and Cathryn Pearce (University of Portsmouth,…

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February 6th, 2023

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced an open call for grants supporting original research in the history of science, technology, economics, and social science.  

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a not-for-profit grantmaking institution funding research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economics. The Foundation just announced an open call for grants supporting original research in the history of science, technology, economics, and social science. We are inviting letters of inquiry for dissertation improvement/completion projects (up to $75,000)…

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