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February 6th, 2023

European Research Council funded project CLIMASAT is recruiting 2 postdocs and 1 PhD student

European Research Council funded project CLIMASAT is recruiting 2 postdocs and 1 PhD student The project CLIMASAT explores the origins of the practices and processes of producing, circulating and using data generated with Earth-orbiting satellites. The goal is to understand, historically informed, how the various ways in which satellite data were collectively negotiated, shared, maintained and used were co-produced with…

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January 26th, 2023

Royal Society Publishing: Calling all historians of science – enter Notes and Records Essay Award

Calling all historians of science – enter the 7th Notes and Records Essay Award Notes and Records reports on current research and archival activities across the history of science, technology and medicine. Our Essay Award is open to researchers from the above fields who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last 5 years.  Further information is at https://royalsocietypublishing.org/rsnr/essay-award and the…

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November 14th, 2022

Proposed amendments SHOT Constitution Approved

The proposed Amendments of the SHOT Constitution have been approved unanimously by the SHOT members present at the SHOT Business Meeting –  Creating SHOT’s Future: A Community Meeting – in New Orleans on 12 November 2022. The amended constitution will be posted on the website shortly.

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November 13th, 2022

SHOT Award and Fellowship Winners 2022

SHOT is pleased to announce the 2022 Award and Fellowship winners. The prizes were officially announced during the SHOT Awards and Fellowships Event at the SHOT Annual Meeting in New Orleans (Louisiana, USA) on 12 November 2022. You can read all citations here. Leonardo da Vinci Medal 2022 Donald MacKenzie, University of Edinburgh Kranzberg Dissertation…

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October 27th, 2022

Tenure-line Faculty – Open Rank – Science, Technology, and Society (STS) – Technoscience and Social Impact (Fall 2023)

Tenure-line Faculty – Open Rank – Science, Technology, and Society (STS) – Technoscience and Social Impact   The Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Department at Colby College invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-line appointment in Science, Technology, and Society (STS), with particular teaching and research interests in Technoscience and Social Impact, starting in the fall…

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September 7th, 2022

Call for nominations for the various NCPH awards (public historians)

NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose of the award program is to promote professionalism and best practices among public historians and to raise awareness about their activities. Submissions for the Book Award are due November 1, 2022; all other awards (the…

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September 7th, 2022

School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) has a tenure-line position (Assistant Professor) beginning August 1, 2023.

The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position in Cybersecurity at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2023.   We welcome applicants whose research focuses on cybersecurity, international relations, and national security policy. Debates over cyberspace involve a range of issues, including intelligence, military…

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June 7th, 2022

The Journal of Transport History recently published Volume 43 (includes a number of articles by SHOT members!!)

The Journal of Transport History recently published Volume 43, number 1, June, 2022–a Special Issue on the history of high speed ground transport in the U.S., c.1945 to 1982 . It includes a number of articles by SHOT members, and of interest to SHOT colleagues, especially two by Al Churella and David Reinecke, on the political and technological history the Metroliner,…

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June 6th, 2022

Call for Submissions for Emerging Scholars and Article Prize (deadline 1 July 2022)

Call for Submissions for Emerging Scholars and Article Prize Nineteenth Century Studies Association Emerging Scholars Award The work of emerging scholars represents the promise and long-term future of interdisciplinary scholarship in nineteenth-century studies. In recognition of the excellent publications of this constituency of emerging scholars, this award recognizes an outstanding article or essay published within…

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