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May 29th, 2017

SHOT Small Grants announcement

SHOT is pleased to announce its new Small Grants Award and will consider proposals from external individuals and organizations to endorse events relevant to SHOT’s mission.

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April 28th, 2017

Technology’s Stories

Technology’s Stories is SHOT’s latest initiative – an open-acess digital magazine featuring essays, blogs, book announcements from SHOT members.

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February 7th, 2017

Statement by the Officers and Executive Council of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) regarding immigration policy changes in the US

The Society for the History of Technology is committed to academic freedom, freedom of expression, and fostering diversity with regard to age, gender, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, physical abilities, sexual orientation, religion, training, and employment. To this end, SHOT affirmatively embraces all who wish to join, participate, and have a voice in our Society.…

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September 20th, 2017

Call for proposals: To Boldly Preserve: Archiving for the Next Half-Century of Space Flight Conference

Center for the History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics College Park, Maryland March 1-2, 2018   Paper, Presentation, and Roundtable Proposals Due November 1, 2017 The “To Boldly Preserve: Archiving for the Next Half-Century of Space Flight Conference” will examine the unprecedented challenges and opportunities we face in preserving the history of…

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September 20th, 2017

Association for Computing Machinery’s History Committee: Call for Research Project Proposals

The Association for Computing Machinery’s History Committee invites proposals for research projects related to ACM’s professional and educational activities and/or to ACM’s rich institutional history including its organization, publications, SIG activities, and conferences.  We will support up to four projects with awards of up to $4,000 each.  Successful candidates may be of any rank, from graduate students through senior researchers.  To Apply: Applicants…

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July 12th, 2017

Job Opportunity: Lecturers at the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/) seeks multiple candidates to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: entrepreneurship, science and engineering policy, science and technology studies [STS], applied mathematics, or general engineering. Candidates must have at least a Master’s degree or…

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June 13th, 2017

Congratulations to Margaret Grubiak

Technology and Culture is happy to announce that Margaret Grubiak’s article “An Architecture for the Electronic Church: Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma” (Technology and Culture 57, no. 2) has won the 2017 Catherine Bishir Award for best article in vernacular architecture given by the Vernacular Architecture Forum. Congratulations to Dr. Grubiak!

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May 29th, 2017

SHOT and Social Media

As a leading organization promoting the historical interpretation of technology in its many forms and contexts, it is vital today that the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) reach its community of scholars and the interested public via social media. Going forward, this will include regular updates of SHOT member activities on Facebook. This…

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May 18th, 2017

CFP: Contours of the Future: Technology and Innovation in Cultural Context, 1-3 November 2017, St Petersburg, Russia

CALL FOR PAPERS for International Conference “CONTOURS OF THE FUTURE: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION IN CULTURAL CONTEXT” 1 – 3 November 2017 Saint-Petersburg, Russia Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University www.futurecon.ru For postindustrial societies the future has turned into a space of risk and construction of expectations. The future exists in the present as a discourse…

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April 5th, 2017

CFP: “Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice” (Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University, 12-14 April, 2018)

We announce a conference at the Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University to take place April 12-14, 2018 on the topic of “Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice.”  We call for papers that explore the history of research integrity and fraud, including the question of how the…

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