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December 14th, 2016

Call for Nominations: SHOT International Scholars Program

Every year, the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) calls for nominations from non-North American scholars to join SHOT’s International Scholars Program. Nominee submissions are reviewed by members of SHOT’s Internationalization Committee and up to four scholars are chosen each year for a two-year term. The aim of the Program is to foster the…

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March 11th, 2016

SHOT Singapore Event – THATCamp

Dear Colleagues, We invite you to participate in SHOT’s second THATCamp (“The Humanities and Technology Camp”), a collaborative “unconference”. This one-day event will be held on the day before the SHOT conference starts, June 21st 2016. The ethos of a THATCamp is that participants collaboratively decide, on the day, how the camp will unfold. This…

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January 25th, 2016

Prometheans/WITH Workshop – SHOT 2016 Singapore

Call for Papers for a Prometheans/WITH Joint Workshop, to be held on the Sunday of the Singapore SHOT Annual Meeting, June  26, 2016 – deadline for proposals, February 22 2016 Two SHOT Special Interest Groups (SIGs) – WITH and the Prometheans – invite people to submit abstracts for possible presentations at a joint SIG workshop…

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August 21st, 2015

EDITH/WITH Sunday Morning Workshop: “Beyond ‘Add and Stir:’ Making Difference a Central Part of Our Scholarship”

EDITH/WITH Sunday Morning Workshop: “Beyond ‘Add and Stir:’ Making Difference a Central Part of Our Scholarship” (while still getting a job and tenure) Please join WITH and EDITH for a Sunday morning workshop (8:00-12:00) on incorporating gender, race, disability, class, sexuality, etc. into our scholarship. This structured conversation between experienced scholars who have done so…

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July 29th, 2015

REMINDER: DEADLINE AUGUST 1—EDITH CONFERENCE AWARD – SHOT 2015

EDITH CONFERENCE AWARD Exploring Diversity in Technological History Grants for Presenters at the Albuquerque SHOT meeting The SHOT Special Interest Group EDITH (Exploring Diversity in Technological History) announces its new conference award, available for the first time for the 2015 conference of the Society for the History of Technology [SHOT]. The purpose of the award…

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June 22nd, 2015

Announcement: EDITH Travel Award SHOT 2015

EDITH CONFERENCE AWARD Exploring Diversity in Technological History Grants for Presenters at the Albuquerque SHOT meeting The SHOT Special Interest Group EDITH (Exploring Diversity in Technological History) announces its new conference award, available for the first time for the 2015 conference of the Society for the History of Technology [SHOT]. The purpose of the award…

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May 15th, 2015

WITH Travel Grant: SHOT Meeting in Albuquerque 2015

WITH TRAVEL AWARD -A Call for “New Voices” in Technological History Women in Technological History The SHOT Special Interest Group for Women in Technological History [WITH] announces its travel award for 2015. The purpose of the award is to encourage participation of “new voices” at the annual meeting of the Society for the History of…

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April 29th, 2015

Grant Opportunity: Pam Laird Research Grant

Pam Laird Research Grant The Mercurians, a Special Interest Group of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), is offering the Pam Laird Research Grant (US$1,000) to defray the cost of travel and housing to use a research collection to pursue research in the history of communication technologies. The Mercurians began meeting in 1986…

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December 12th, 2014

Call for Papers 2015 Research Workshop on ACM History

ACM History Committee Call for Papers 2015 Research Workshop on ACM History The Association for Computing Machinery, founded in 1947, is the oldest and largest educational and scientific society dedicated to the computing profession, and today has more than 100,000 members around the world.  To help illuminate ACM’s history the ACM History Committee (ACM-HC) will…

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September 18th, 2014

Congratulations Pam Long

SHOT congratulates Pamela O. Long, winner of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship: http://www.macfound.org/press/press-releases/21-extraordinarily-creative-people-who-inspire-us-all-meet-2014-macarthur-fellows/

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