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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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October 7th, 2023

SHOT Elections 2023 – Vote now

Vote online (members only) until 25 October 2023 via the ONLINE BALLOT. (for information on (e-)mail voting see below) Download the SHOT 2023 Election Newsletter in PDF format. President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, Dear SHOT community, Many of us will see each other in just a few weeks at our annual meeting in Los Angeles,…

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October 6th, 2023

Call for Student Papers 2023 Sacknoff Prize for Space History (SHOT Albatrosses)

$500 Cash Prize + A Publishing & Presentation Opportunity Please encourage your students, interns, and/or volunteers to submit a paper for the 2023 Sacknoff Prize for Space History and share our flyer with them.  The deadline is  28 November 2023. This is a great opportunity to brush up a class paper or repurpose a thesis chapter! About…

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September 26th, 2023

SHOT 2023 Annual Meeting Announcement

Dear SHOT Community, Great news: we have succeeded in finding an alternative venue in Los Angeles to hold our annual meeting in person! The University of Southern California has generously agreed to host the entire meeting with no charge for the space. We will meet near downtown LA in USC’s on-campus hotel, which is not…

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September 8th, 2023

SHOT Global Community Scholars

Applications and nominations for SHOT Global Community Scholars are now open! 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…

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June 26th, 2023

Call for Proposals SHOT Early Career Group 2023 Workshop (extended deadline)

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, 26-29 October 2023 in Long Beach California. The workshop will provide graduate students with an opportunity to discuss their work in progress and to…

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May 10th, 2023

Special notice SHOT Secretariat concerning spam e-mail messages

Dear SHOT members, We’ve had reports that spam messages are circulating, appearing to come from SHOT President Gabrielle Hecht. She does not, in fact, require “urgent assistance with SHOT logistical support transfer matter!” Please do not click on any links in these messages or reply to these spam emails! The spam messages seem to be going only…

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April 30th, 2023

SHOT’s Special Interest Group for Computing, Information, and Society welcomes submissions to their 14th annual conference, September 21-23, 2023 | Zoom

SIGCIS 2023, online edition 2.0 SIGCIS 2023 is an open call for any and all work related to the history of computing and information systems, broadly imagined. The SIGCIS community is especially welcoming of new directions in research and creative production, and encompasses academic professionals, museum and archive professionals, IT practitioners, artists and creative technologists, and…

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