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August 6th, 2018

SHOT Elections 2018 – Vote now

SHOT-ELECTIONS 2018 Vote online until October 10 via the ONLINE BALLOT. This year’s ballot includes candidates for the Executive Council, Vice President (President Elect), Treasurer, Nominating Committee, and Editorial Committee. The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. Members of the Council serve for three…

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August 6th, 2018

SHOT Newsletter 31 July 2018

Newsletter July, 31 July 2018   Contents President’s Message – Page 1 SHOT-Elections 2018 – Page 2 SHOT-Ballot – Page 9 Constitutional Amendments – Page 10 Annual Meeting in St. Louis – Page 12 President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, This Newsletter brings crucial information for us all. It lists the names of the slate of…

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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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