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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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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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January 31st, 2018

SHOT St. Louis Call for Proposals: Open Sessions

SHOT Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri (USA), 11-14 October 2018 Individuals interested in finding others to join panel sessions for the Annual Meeting may propose Open Sessions, starting January 31, with a final deadline of March 15. Open Sessions proposals due March 15, 2018. Open Sessions descriptions, along with organizer contact information, will appear as…

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November 28th, 2017

Results SHOT-Elections 2017

This year’s ballot included candidates for the Executive Council, the Editorial Committee and the Nominating Committee. The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. The Nominating Committee is responsible for selecting individuals to run for office and preparing the slate of candidates for each year’s…

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November 2nd, 2017

2017 SHOT Awards Announced

SHOT-president John Krige and former SHOT-president Francesca Bray announced the various 2017 Awards October 28 at the Awards Banquet at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. You can find all information in the awards booklet.

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