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September 26th, 2023

SHOT 2023 Annual Meeting Announcement

Dear SHOT Community, Great news: we have succeeded in finding an alternative venue in Los Angeles to hold our annual meeting in person! The University of Southern California has generously agreed to host the entire meeting with no charge for the space. We will meet near downtown LA in USC’s on-campus hotel, which is not…

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February 9th, 2023

Publication by Paul Josephson appeared in “Jeopardy”

Sometime in 2005 or 2006, I found myself strolling in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and at the Gorton’s of Gloucester Company, with the iconic “fisherman at the wheel” logo and statue. A eureka question occurred: “Where do fish sticks come from?” Gorton’s was the originator of fish stick production. I immediately embarked on a journey that took…

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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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January 19th, 2022

January 2022 Issue Technology and Culture

A new issue of Technology and Culture is now available: Read the latest research and book reviews! January 2022, Volume 63, No. 1   Debates Atomic Shocks of the Old: Putting Water at the Center of Nuclear Energy History | Per Högselius Capitalism Matters: How Financial and Technological Innovations Shaped U.S. Telegraphs, 1845-1860 | Edmund Russell…

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October 28th, 2021

The Linda Hall Library 2022-2023 Fellowships

The Linda Hall Library invites doctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and independent researchers to apply for its 2022-23 fellowships in the history of technology and related areas of science and technology studies. The Library is offering both residential fellowships, which support scholars who travel to Kansas City to conduct research, and virtual fellowships, which support researchers…

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June 22nd, 2021

recently published article: Energy justice within, between and beyond European community energy initiatives: A review.

Natascha van Bommel and Johanna Höffken (Eindhoven University of Technology) are happy to share with you their recently published article: Energy justice within, between and beyond European community energy initiatives: A review. Intro: European policy efforts stimulate both the emergence of community energy initiatives, and a just transition towards a low-carbon energy system. One of…

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September 24th, 2020

SHOT 2020 Virtual Forum: Special offer The Scholars Choice

Scholar’s Choice will not be present at the Virtual Book Exhibit. However, during the SHOT 2020 Virtual Forum you can now buy a selection of books from 9 publishers with a special discount. Find the offers here: SHOT 2020 Virtual Forum The Scholars Choice Book Selection

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July 29th, 2020

Newsletter 6, 2020: SHOT Elections

E-NEWSLETTER 6, 2020 Vote online until September 15 2020 via the online ballot PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE There’s no Electoral College or dodgy voting machine that gets in the way of your vote positively shaping SHOT’s future. The next few years will stretch our Society’s creativity and resources; the past decade gives little guidance in helping us…

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July 7th, 2020

New issue of HoST online (14.1, June 2020)

HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology is a peer-reviewed open access journal, available online, published in English by De Gruyter/Sciendo, as a result of a partnership between four Portuguese research units (CIUHCT, CIDEHUS, Institute for Social Sciences, and Institute of Contemporary History). The latest issue is now available online. https://content.sciendo.com/view/journals/host/host-overview.xml?tab_body=latestIssueToc-78033      

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August 19th, 2019

SHOT-Elections 2019

Vote online until September 30 2019 via the ONLINE BALLOT. This year’s ballot includes candidates for the Executive Council, Secretary, Nominating Committee, and Editorial Committee. Only SHOT members are allowed to vote. Executive Council: The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. Members of the…

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