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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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March 2nd, 2020

New annual prize: Martha Trescott Prize

The Society for the History of Technology announces a new annual prize beginning 2020. The inaugural award will consist of a $500 check and a certificate. The winner will be honored at the Society’s awards banquet. Martha Trescott was one of the pioneering spirits behind Women in Technological History (WITH). She wished to honor Frances…

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January 7th, 2020

Call for Proposals SHOT Annual Meeting New Orleans (7-11 October 2020)

Annual Meeting Society for the History of Technology (SHOT): New Orleans, 7-11 October, 2020 – Call for Proposals CfP New Orleans 2020-version 1 Dear Colleagues, The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2020 Annual Meeting to be held 7-11 October, 2020 in New Orleans. The…

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December 1st, 2019

Ruth Oldenziel is the new Editor-in-Chief of Technology & Culture

The Society for the History of Technology is happy to announce the appointment of Ruth Oldenziel as the new Editor-in-Chief of Technology & Culture! Ruth will be Technology & Culture’s seventh editor in the society’s 61-year history. Ruth Oldenziel is a Professor in the History of Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology. She received her…

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