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January 13th, 2021

Call for Papers: Special Issue on the IT of Demography: Analyzing Population Dynamics with Computers

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing seeks submissions for a special issue of IEEE Annals of the History of Computing titled “The IT of Demography: Analyzing Population Dynamics with Computers.” : https://www.computer.org/digital-library/magazines/an/call-for-papers-special-issue-on-the-it-of-demography-analyzing-population-dynamics-with-computers. The deadline for submissions is March 31.

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October 9th, 2020

Results SHOT Elections 2020

Results SHOT Elections 2020 We are pleased to announce the results of the 2020 SHOT Elections. Elected are: New members of the Executive Council (2021-2023) Hyungsub Choi Teasel Muir-Harmony Ksenia Tatarchenko Vice-President / President Elect (2021-2022 / 2023-2024) Gabrielle Hecht Treasurer Amy Bix Nominations Committee (2021-2023) Ellan Spero Editorial Committee (2021-2025) Maria Paula Diogo  

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October 6th, 2020

Society for the History of Technology Award and Fellowship Winners 2020

SHOT is pleased to announce the 2020 Award and Fellowship winners. The prizes will be officially announced during the Awards Ceremony Saturday 10 October at the SHOT 2020 Virtual Forum. The citations will be published after the ceremony. Leonardo da Vinci Medal Maria Paula Diogo, New University of Lisbon, Portugal Arthur P. Molella, Director Emeritus, Lemelson…

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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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June 19th, 2020

SHOT Annual Meeting 2020

Because of COVID-19, we are unable to meet in New Orleans in 2020. We are exploring options for virtual panels in October 2020. SHOT and HSS plan to meet jointly in New Orleans November 2021. 0riginally we planned to hold the 2021 meeting in Merida (Mexico). We regret that we will not be able to…

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April 23rd, 2020

Technology & Culture and Project Muse

Until 31 May 2020, JHUP has made the entire run of T&C freely available. But such “free” access has a downside. Whenever anyone accesses T&C through the normal channels of Project Muse, SHOT gets a small amount of revenue, which adds up to a very useful boost for our annual budget. The temporary “free” access…

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April 2nd, 2020

Message from SHOT President Tom Misa

Dear SHOT members, In times like these, we are called on to figure out “what is ours to do in the world.” Some of our communities need field hospitals and mass mobilization for required resources; others need reminders that while “the economy has stopped,” our communities are very much alive and, often, adapting in creative…

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March 2nd, 2020

SHOT Awards and Fellowships – 2020 deadlines

It is now possible to nominate candidates for several SHOT Awards and Fellowships: Melvin Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship Awarded annually to a student preparing a dissertation in the history of technology, broadly defined. Deadline for nominations 15 April 2020. Find all information on the Kranzberg Fellowship here. Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship An award in support of…

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March 2nd, 2020

Nominate candidates for the Leonardo da Vinci Medal 2020

The Leonardo da Vinci Medal is the society’s highest honor, presented to an individual who has greatly contributed to the history of technology through research, teaching, publications, service to the Society, and other activities. SHOT invites members to nominate candidates for the Leonardo da Vinci Medal. To put forward a person’s name for consideration for…

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