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June 16th, 2014


SHOT three minute video contest for PhD students and recent graduates – first prize now includes travel  expenses!    “Pitch” your dissertation topic in an accessible and entertaining three minute video and win travel expenses, registration, accommodations, and a banquet ticket for a SHOT meeting of your choice. We warmly welcome submissions from graduate students and…

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April 14th, 2014

In the News: Attention SHOT Members

SHOT Members: The House of Representatives has been working on legislation to reauthorize funding for the National Science Foundation,  and competing bills have been introduced by the majority republicans and minority Democrats. The Republican measure, is named the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act and cuts funding for the social sciences by…

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April 14th, 2014

Call for participation in SHOT’s Three Minute Dissertation Video Contest

Call for participation in SHOT’s Three minute dissertation video contest Want to spread the word about your research to a broader audience? SHOT is pleased to announce its first ever three minute video contest for PhD students and recent graduates whose dissertation engages with the history of technology. We welcome participants from the history of science,…

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March 21st, 2014

Women in Technological History (WITH)- 2014 SHOT Travel Award

WITH TRAVEL AWARD -A Call for “New Voices” in Technological History The SHOT Special Interest Group Women in Technological History [WITH] announces its travel award for 2014. The purpose of the award is to encourage participation of “new voices” at the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technology [SHOT]. WITH invites applications…

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January 27th, 2014

Call for Applications: SHOT seeking Treasurer beginning January 1, 2015.

One of four elected officers of the Society, the Treasurer has responsibility for maintaining the financial records of SHOT, including those connected with its endowment funds and its annual planning and operating budgets; for monitoring its financial investments, in consultation with investment professionals and the SHOT Finance Committee; and for conducting routine financial transactions, other…

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January 23rd, 2014

Call for Papers

Call for Papers and Sessions Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Annual Meeting – Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA) 26-29 October 2017 The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history and society. We…

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November 18th, 2013

SHOT Election Results 2013

Results of the recent election for certain SHOT officers and committee assignments: Executive Secretary (Three-year term) David Lucsko Executive Council (Three-year term) Molly Berger Ann Greene Heidi Voskuhl Editorial Committee  (Five-year term) Janet Abbate Nominating Committee (Five-year term) Sonja Schmid  

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October 31st, 2013

Note from the SHOT President

Note from the SHOT President I wish to express my thanks to all of the people who helped make the annual meeting in Portland such an interesting event. I and the officers are delighted that so many of you found the roundtable discussions and the two plenaries valuable and stimulating. I am especially grateful to…

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October 7th, 2013

Dearborn SHOT Talk

SHOT Talk for Dearborn 2014: Presidential Roundtables and Plenaries Last year in Portland, we solicited your comments, feedback, and suggestions about the session topics and individual papers at the conference through online commenting – the first time SHOT had offered such an option tied to sessions and papers. Our goal was to stimulate a discussion…

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September 18th, 2013

Technical Support for Presenters

Technical Support for Presenters Audio-Visual Support At The Henry and the Fairlane Events Center, each session room will be equipped with a digital projector and screen. Speakers planning to use PowerPoint should make sure that they (or someone on their panel) will have a laptop that can connect to the digital projector. Be sure to…

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