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October 25th, 2018

Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize 2018

The Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize Committee decided to award the 2018 Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize to: Hyeok Hweon Kang (Harvard University) For: Divine Machine: Korea’s Reception of the Gun The committee also mentioned for honorable mention Kathryn Carpenter (University of Missouri-Kansas City) for: “Cesspools,” Springs, and Snaking Pipes: The use of technology to reroute the…

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October 13th, 2018

Results SHOT Elections 2018

October 13, 2018 SHOT is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Elections. The elected candidates are: Vice President/President Elect Arwen Mohun Executive Committee Members Anna Åberg Edward Jones-Imhotep Eden Medina Treasurer Amy Bix Editorial Committee Prakash Kumar Nominating Committee Ben Gross We wish the new officers and committee members success. Thank you all…

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October 12th, 2018

SHOT Awards and Fellowships 2018

SHOT is happy to announce the Award and Fellowship winners 2018. They were presented at the Awards Banquet October 13 in St. Louis. You can download the awards booklet with all full citations here. Leonardo da Vinci MedalJoy Parr, Western University Canada Kranzberg Dissertation FellowshipAngélica Agredo Montealegre, King’s College LondonFor “Road Construction and Maintenance in…

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October 7th, 2018

TURRIANO ICOHTEC PRIZE

The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize is an Early Career Prize for Books on the history of technology, sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize-winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Katowice, Poland, from 22-27 July 2019 (http://www.icohtec.org/w-annual-meeting/katowice-2019/). An additional 500 Euro is…

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September 25th, 2018

University of Minnesota: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in the Program of History of Science and Technology

Qualifications The Program in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the history of technology specializing in computing and information sciences. This includes but is not limited to data analytics, informatics, communications, software studies, algorithmic regulation, and computing and information sciences as they…

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August 20th, 2018

Call for art for 2019 “genetic futures” exhibit

The NCSU Libraries, NC State’s Genetic Engineering and Society Center (GES), and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design have issued a public call for art for the upcoming exhibition Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping our Genetic Futures. Planned for fall 2019, the multi-site exhibition will be held simultaneously at the Gregg…

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August 20th, 2018

National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships 2019-20: Call for Applications

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships. Mid-career, senior, and emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work from all areas of the humanities are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT, October 17, 2018. Download the Call for Applications 2018. Information can also be found…

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August 20th, 2018

Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara: Tenure-track assistant professor

The Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor whose work focuses on technologies of globalization, beginning July 1, 2019. Apply by October 1, 2018 for primary consideration. Position open until filled. We seek a scholar with expertise in technologies that drive globalization across a…

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August 20th, 2018

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science & Technology Studies Academic Years 2019 – 2021 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Department of Science & Technology Studies invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2019. The fellowship offers a stipend of $53,000/year. Cornell’s Department of Science & Technology Studies seeks research projects relating to the topic of public health. Even a…

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