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January 23rd, 2019

ICOHTEC symposium Katowice 22-27 July 2019: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submissions to the ICOHTEC symposium, to be held in Katowice, Poland, 22-27 July 2019, has been extended. The new deadline is 18 February 2019. Visit conference website. Katowice has been a centre of technological activity for centuries and at present also is one of Poland’s high tech centres. The capital of the…

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November 30th, 2018

Incoming Ph.D. Student Department of Science & Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Department of Science & Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) invites applications for an incoming Ph.D. student with interests in the intersections of STS, particularly non-Anglo STS (e.g. Latin American or African STS), andinfrastructure studies. Students interested in infrastructures and design, queer/crip/feminist theories, and research into legacy and impact of mega-events are particularly encouraged to apply.The incoming student…

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November 30th, 2018

Call for proposals biannual meeting International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (Oslo 7-12 July 2019)

The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology invites submissions for the next biennial meeting of the society, which will take place in Oslo (Norway) 7–12 July 2019.  The Council, Local Organizing, and Program Committees are working to put together an exciting program inspired by socially relevant work on biology and the life…

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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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