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April 6th, 2024

SHOT MEMBER PRESENTS: book publication and Exhibit

     Julie Wosk,  Professor Emerita,  SUNY Maritime College, is happy to announce the publication of her new book  Artificial Women:  Sex Dolls, Robot Caregivers, and More Facsimile  Females  (Indiana University  Press).  AI-enhanced simulated females are becoming ever more lifelike  as the virtual vies with the real.  They are already having a  dramatic impact on…

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March 15th, 2024

SHOT Chile: Early Career Group 2024 Workshop

Call for Proposals: SHOT Early Career Group 2024 Workshop (Proposals Due: March 31, 2024) The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Early Career Interest Group (ECIG) invites graduate students to submit 250-300 word paper proposals for an intensive workshop at the SHOT annual meeting in Viña del Mar, Chile, 9-14 July. The workshop will…

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February 24th, 2024

Preliminary program ICOHTEC-SHOT 2024 now available

The preliminary program for the joint ICOHTEC-SHOT Conference in Viña del Mar (Chile) is now available. Meeting dates are 9-14 July 2024. The Program Committee created an exiting, broad and diverse program. We are grateful for the work, devotion and enthusiasm of the committee members – Diana Montaño (Chair),  Magdalena Zdrodowska (Associate Chair), Bess Williamson,…

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January 31st, 2024

Updated submission deadline SIGCIS 2024 conference: February 12

UPDATED DEADLINE! Please submit proposals for SIGCIS 2024 (July 14th in Viña del Mar, Chile; hybrid options TBD) by Monday, February 12th. The SIGCIS Conference Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the CFP for our 2024 SIGCIS Conference, SYSTEM UPDATE. Our keynote for the event is Anita Say Chan, Associate Professor in the School of Information Sciences…

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November 28th, 2023

Support SHOT – Help us Build an Exciting Future

Dear SHOT community, It was a delight to see some 300 of you in Los Angeles! Despite many unexpected hurdles, everyone I’ve talked to agrees that the meeting as a whole was a huge success, in no small part thanks to the sheer joy of finally coming together. We were especially happy to welcome many…

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November 24th, 2023

SHOT Global Community Scholars

SHOT GLOBAL COMMUNITY SCHOLARS 2023-2025 Each year, SHOT designates selected Global Community Scholars for a two-year term. These scholars act as ambassadors for the society in their countries and regions, both by informing SHOT about the history of technology in their regions, and by helping to disseminate information about the society and its activities. In…

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November 4th, 2023

Call for Papers Joint 2024 Annual Meeting ICOHTEC-SHOT

Joint annual meeting of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) and the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) 9-14 July 2024 in Viña del Mar, Chile Reparando / Repair in the History of Technology The technological environments we inhabit require continual repair and maintenance in order to function. Yet the people…

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October 27th, 2023

CHSTM/SHOT Career Diversity Workshops

CHSTM/SHOT Career Diversity Workshops Are you a graduate student, early career scholar, advisor, or established professional looking to change careers? These workshops are for you. SHOT’s Career Diversity initiative is proud to partner with the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine on a new new Career Diversity Working Group. The working group…

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October 27th, 2023

Results SHOT Elections 2023

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2023 SHOT Elections. Elected are: New members of the Executive Council (2024-2026) Adewumi Damilola Adebayo Diana J. Montaño Magdalena Zdrodowska Secretary (re-election second term) Jan Korsten Treasurer (re-election second term) Amy Bix Nominations Committee (2024-2026) Scott Gabriel Knowles Editorial Committee (2024-2028) Thomas Zeller We congratulate the…

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October 26th, 2023

SHOT Awards and Fellowships 2023

SHOT AWARD AND FELLOWSHIPS 2023 SHOT is pleased to announce the 2023 Award and Fellowship winners. The fellowships will be presented during the SHOT Awards and Fellowships Event at the SHOT Annual Meeting that takes place 26-29 October in Los Angeles (California). Citations will be published on the website after the conference. The SHOT Awards…

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