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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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December 22nd, 2022

Results SHOT Elections 2022

22 December 2022 We are pleased to announce the results of the 2022 SHOT Elections. Elected are: New members of the Executive Council (2023-2025) Angel Callahan Eric S. Hintz Sonja D. Schmid Vice-President / President Elect (2023-2024 / 2025-2026) Deborah Douglas Nominations Committee (2023-2025) Honghong Tinn Editorial Committee (2023-2027) Dagmar Schäfer   We congratulate the…

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November 29th, 2022

SHOT Elections 2022 – VOTE NOW

Vote online until 20 December 2022 via the ONLINE BALLOT. Please note that only SHOT members are eligible to vote. Download the Election Newsletter with paper ballot here. President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, It’s time to vote! Later than usual, but just as consequential—it’s time again for SHOT members to choose their representatives on 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

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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