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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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July 16th, 2023

The Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability offers access to data visualizations of a sustainable energy transition.

The Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability launched a new project called Visualizing Energy. We are a science communication project that aims to increase access to actionable knowledge about a sustainable and equitable energy transition. The history of energy is a central topic.   Please find more information here on their website

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July 3rd, 2023

Science in the making, new history of science platform

Royal Society Publishing has launched a new history of science platform called Science in the Making, which allows free access to digitized versions of over 30,000 archival items related to their journal publications from the past 400+ years. This ambitious program includes reviews by Darwin, doodles by Newton, astronomical observations, electrical experiments, anatomical illustrations and…

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June 8th, 2023

Smithsonian NMAAHC hiring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Curator

The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo.  This position is in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC).  NMAAHC is a national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture.  The position is in the Office…

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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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