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November 13th, 2019

IEEE HISTORY CENTER FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 2020

IEEE Life Member History Fellowship, 2020 – 2021  The IEEE Life Member History Fellowship supports one year of full-time graduate work, or one year of post-doctoral research for a scholar who has received his or her Ph.D. within the past four years, in the history of IEEE’s areas of interest, including Engineering, Computer Sciences and…

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November 7th, 2019

Hagley Program in the History of Capitalism, Technology and Culture

Interested in a MA or Phd? Now accepting applications for the University of Delaware’s Hagley Program in the History of Capitalism, Technology and Culture Since 1954, this program has been training graduate students interested in industrialization, capitalism, science, technology, consumption, business, labor, and the environment, preparing them for both academic and non-academic professional positions. The program has…

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November 6th, 2019

Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize 2019

The Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize Committee decided to award the 2019 Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize to: Jan Henning (University of Toronto, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology) For: Opening the Red Box: The Fire Alarm Telegraph and Technologies of Emergency Response   The committee also mentioned for honorable mention: Sam Schirvar…

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October 29th, 2019

Society for the History of Technology Award and Fellowship Winners 2019

SHOT is pleased to announce the 2019 Award and Fellowship winners. The prizes were officially announced at the Awards Banquet at the SHOT Annual Meeting in Milan (Italy) on Saturday 26 October 2019.  available.You can download the program booklet here. Leonardo da Vinci Medal: Francesca Bray (The University of Edinburgh) Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship: Samaa Elimam,…

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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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