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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

Winner Robinson Prize 2022

The winner of the Robinson Prize 2022 is Salwa Hoque (New York University) for her paper Digital Databases: Colonial Legacies Reinscribed in Technologies Established in 1980 by Dr. Eric Robinson in memory of his wife, the prize is awarded annually for the best-delivered paper by an individual who is making his or her first appearance…

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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 10th, 2022

Proposed Amendents SHOT Constitution

Announcement to the Members of SHOT President Arwen Mohun 10 October 2022 Dear SHOT Members, As required by the SHOT Constitution and non-profit law, there will be a discussion and vote on proposed changes to the Constitution during the New Orleans Annual Meeting. The discussion and vote take place Friday 11 November 2022 at 6.00…

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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 27th, 2022

international conference Technology and Material Culture in African History: Challenges and Potentials for Research and Teaching (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, January 4 – 8, 2023)

Call for Papers and Roundtables Technology and Material Culture in African History: Challenges and Potentials for Research and Teaching An international conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, January 4 – 8, 2023 The conference seeks to consolidate and foster the further development of history of technology and material culture in Africa. By gathering scholars from Tanzania…

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June 20th, 2022

SHOT ECIG workshop CFP

The ECIG workshop CFP is OUT! The link to the full CFP is here. If you fit the CFP, I really encourage you to apply! For older members of our community, if you are going to New Orleans for the conference, we’d really appreciate it if you came and engaged with our presenters in one…

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March 2nd, 2022

Call for Proposals SHOT 2022 Annual Meeting New Orleans, 10-13 November 2022

– Empire, Globalization, and Technological Change – For the 2022 Annual Meeting, our Society invites participants to explore colonial and postcolonial legacies as they relate to the historical processes of globalization, imperialism, and technological change. The 2022 meeting will give us an opportunity to finally meet in New Orleans. An early and important port for…

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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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