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October 26th, 2017

Tweeting from SHOT Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, 2017 #SHOT2017

For those interested in and/or attending our SHOT annual meeting in Philadelphia this week, follow the conference via #SHOT2017 on Twitter at https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SHOT2017&src=tyah And feel free to check out our SHOT Twitter account at https://twitter.com/SocHistTech Live Twitter feed of #SHOT2017 #SHOT2017 Tweets

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November 6th, 2017

SHOT Panel: Thinking With Ann Johnson

The Society for the History of Technology held its annual meeting in Philadelphia in late October 2017. It was the first SHOT meeting since the death of engineering historian Ann Johnson on December 11, 2016. To celebrate her life and call attention to her lasting contributions to the field, several of her colleagues organized a…

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November 2nd, 2017

2017 SHOT Awards Announced

SHOT-president John Krige and former SHOT-president Francesca Bray announced the various 2017 Awards October 28 at the Awards Banquet at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. You can find all information in the awards booklet.

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November 2nd, 2017

SHOT ELECTIONS 2017

This year’s ballot included candidates for the Executive Council, Nominating Committee, and Editorial Committee. The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. The Nominating Committee is responsible for selecting individuals to run for office and preparing the slate of candidates for each year’s election. The…

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October 27th, 2017

2019 SHOT Annual Meeting announced: Milan, Italy

We are very pleased to announce that our 2019 Annual Meeting will be held in the beautiful city of Milan, Italy on 19-22 September and will be hosted by the Museo Nazionale Scienza E Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci (the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology). See further details of the conference here.

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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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