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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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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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June 30th, 2014

Something New for the SHOT Annual Meeting

Something New for the SHOT Annual Meeting As part of the Annual Meeting program upcoming in Portland (11-14 October 2013), I invite you to read online the short texts provided by the participants in the opening plenary and various roundtables that will take place during the meeting. Even more, we solicit your comments, feedback and…

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June 16th, 2014

REMINDER: SHOT VIDEO CONTEST

SHOT three minute video contest for PhD students and recent graduates – first prize now includes travel  expenses!    “Pitch” your dissertation topic in an accessible and entertaining three minute video and win travel expenses, registration, accommodations, and a banquet ticket for a SHOT meeting of your choice. We warmly welcome submissions from graduate students and…

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April 14th, 2014

In the News: Attention SHOT Members

SHOT Members: The House of Representatives has been working on legislation to reauthorize funding for the National Science Foundation,  and competing bills have been introduced by the majority republicans and minority Democrats. The Republican measure, is named the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act and cuts funding for the social sciences by…

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April 14th, 2014

Call for participation in SHOT’s Three Minute Dissertation Video Contest

Call for participation in SHOT’s Three minute dissertation video contest Want to spread the word about your research to a broader audience? SHOT is pleased to announce its first ever three minute video contest for PhD students and recent graduates whose dissertation engages with the history of technology. We welcome participants from the history of science,…

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January 23rd, 2014

Call for Papers

Call for Papers and Sessions Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Annual Meeting – Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA) 26-29 October 2017 The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history and society. We…

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November 18th, 2013

SHOT Election Results 2013

Results of the recent election for certain SHOT officers and committee assignments: Executive Secretary (Three-year term) David Lucsko Executive Council (Three-year term) Molly Berger Ann Greene Heidi Voskuhl Editorial Committee  (Five-year term) Janet Abbate Nominating Committee (Five-year term) Sonja Schmid  

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October 31st, 2013

Note from the SHOT President

Note from the SHOT President I wish to express my thanks to all of the people who helped make the annual meeting in Portland such an interesting event. I and the officers are delighted that so many of you found the roundtable discussions and the two plenaries valuable and stimulating. I am especially grateful to…

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