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August 19th, 2019

SHOT-Elections 2019

Vote online until September 30 2019 via the ONLINE BALLOT. This year’s ballot includes candidates for the Executive Council, Secretary, Nominating Committee, and Editorial Committee. Only SHOT members are allowed to vote. Executive Council: The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. Members of the…

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July 17th, 2019

Symposium April 23-25 2020: American Contact – Intercultural Encounter and the History of the Book

April 23-25, 2020 Princeton UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania Project organizers:Rhae Lynn Barnes (Princeton University, History)Glenda Goodman (University of Pennsylvania, Music) American Contact is a multi-disciplinary symposium that invites scholars to discuss the use of material texts in cross-cltural encounters in the Americas. We seek to explore how texts—broadly defined to include not only books but textual…

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July 17th, 2019

University of Strathclyde (Glasgow): Doctoral Studentship INSPRE Program

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Sustainable Practices of Research in Energy (C-INSPRE) offers a holistic educational experience tailored to the growing demand for well-rounded practitioners of renewable energy, energy policy, and environmental impact assessment. The History Department in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) is offering one doctoral studentship in the INSPRE program. The…

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July 17th, 2019

CHSTM Technology Working Group: Call for Proposals

As we put together next year’s schedule of papers for discussion for the Technology Working Group of the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), we invite proposals for a paper for a session or to recommend someone else’s work. A quick reminder about our format: we convene simultaneously online and in Philadelphia,…

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July 16th, 2019

National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships 2020-21 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. Scholars from all parts of the globe are eligible; stipends and travel expenses are provided. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD…

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April 9th, 2019

Call for Papers: Special Issue Computing Capitalisms: History, Business, and Information Technology

The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing invites submissions for a special issue titled “Computing Capitalisms.” Edited by Gerardo Con Diaz (University of California, Davis) and Devin Kennedy (Harvard University), this special issue will showcase new questions and methods in the business history of computing, broadly conceived. The history of computing has described the…

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March 25th, 2019

Call for Papers: Conference Encounters and Exchanges: Exploring the history of science, technology, medicine, and mātauranga (indigenous knowledge) – Blenheim (New Zealand)

The University of Otago and the Tōtaranui 250 Trust announce a conference to take place in Blenheim, New Zealand from 1–3 December 2019. The organizers welcome papers or other forms of participation that address topics exploring the history of science, medicine, technology, and indigenous knowledge in a local or global context; either within the specific contexts…

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March 20th, 2019

Call for Papers: SHOT 2019 Graduate Student Workshop at SHOT Annual Meeting Milan

SHOT ECIG is pleased to issue the Call for Papers  for the Graduate Student Workshop at the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 24-27 October, 2019 in Milan, Italy.  SHOT invites applications from graduate students to present short papers:  (up to 10 pages, 1.5-spaced) at an intensive workshop embedded in the formal SHOT conference. The workshop…

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March 20th, 2019

Auburn University: History of Technology Instructor

The Department of History at Auburn University invites applications for one (non-tenure-track) position at the rank of Instructor. The appointee will be primarily responsible for teaching multiple sections of our two-term core undergraduate sequence in the history of technology, Technology and Civilization, but may also have the opportunity to teach courses in her/his area of…

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March 20th, 2019

Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands): (associate) professor sustainable mobility transitions

Introduction With mobility responsible for around 25% of the total CO2 emission—and the only sector with increasing emissions—the challenge for a transition to sustainable mobility is more pressing than ever. Smart, sustainable mobility is one of the key research areas at TU/e with a strong focus on technical innovations for fuels, cars, trucks, and data.…

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