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May 29th, 2018

SHOT Privacy Policy

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Data (where some of our society data is held and processed), we have created a new Privacy Policy page here.  If you have any questions about how your personal data is stored and processed by SHOT, please do not hesitate to get in…

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April 18th, 2018

Watch acceptance speech of 2017 Leonardo da Vinci Medal winner, Arnold Pacey

In recognition of his lucid and accessible pioneering of critical approaches in the history of technology, his intellectual boldness, and the humanitarian commitment that shines through in all his work, SHOT was glad to award Arnold Pacey its highest honour, the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, in 2017. Click here to watch his acceptance speech and…

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March 28th, 2018

Call for Proposals: Editor-in-Chief for Technology and Culture

The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) is seeking candidates to be the next editor-in-chief of its flagship journal Technology and Culture. The editor’s primary responsibility is to sustain and enhance the journal’s preeminence in the history of technology.  The editor is responsible for creating and supervising an effective editorial team, ensuring responsive relations…

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March 28th, 2018

Invitation to nominate candidates for the DaVinci Medal 2018

The highest recognition from the Society for the History of Technology is the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the history of technology, through research, teaching, publications, and other activities. SHOT invites members to nominate candidates for the DaVinci Medal. To put forward a person’s name…

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March 14th, 2018

SHOT Annual Meeting St. Louis: Flashtalk session for graduate students in the history and sociology of science and of technology

This is a special session developed by the two society presidents, John Krige (SHOT president 2017-2018) and Janet Browne (HSS president 2016-2017) to showcase graduate student work and facilitate lively feedback.  Each speaker is allocated 5 minutes and one PowerPoint slide, followed by ample time afterwards for discussion. Speakers accepted for a flash-talk paper are free…

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March 7th, 2018

SHOT NASA Fellowship 2018

The NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology, offered by SHOT and supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) History Division, will, funding pending, fund one predoctoral or postdoctoral fellow for up to one academic year to undertake a research project related to the history of space technology. The fellowship may support…

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February 5th, 2018

Assistant professorship in Digital History at Sciences Po, Paris

The position described below is open to specialists of modern digital history generally, but also to candidates from the field of historical network research. The deadline is 28 February. JOB DESCRIPTION Status: tenure-track FNSP Assistant Professor (private sector) Discipline: History Profile: The position is open to applicants fully trained in history who are capable of…

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February 5th, 2018

Call for Proposals SHOT Annual Meeting 2018 St. Louis

The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 11-14 October, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri, US. SHOT is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history…

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February 1st, 2018

SHOT panels at the Annual AHA meeting in Chicago, January 3 – 6, 2019

Thanks to an arrangement SHOT has with the American Historical Association, SHOT members are invited to submit a full panel proposal for the AHA annual meeting in Chicago from January 3-6, 2019.  The theme is ‘Loyalties’ and the deadline for submission is February 15, 2018.  More information is available on https://www.historians.org/ The advantage of this arrangement is that you build a…

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