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February 7th, 2017

Statement by the Officers and Executive Council of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) regarding immigration policy changes in the US

The Society for the History of Technology is committed to academic freedom, freedom of expression, and fostering diversity with regard to age, gender, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, physical abilities, sexual orientation, religion, training, and employment. To this end, SHOT affirmatively embraces all who wish to join, participate, and have a voice in our Society.…

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January 9th, 2017

Research Travel Grant Opportunity: Purdue University Archives & Special Collections

The Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center of Purdue University Libraries welcomes applications for its 2017 Research Travel Grants. The purpose of these grants is to support the research of faculty, students, and independent scholars whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting the Center’s unique collections onsite. Grants of up to $2000…

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January 5th, 2017

Fellowship Opportunity: The American Institute of Physics

The American Institute of Physics is seeking two Oral History Graduate Fellows to join the Center for History of Physics for a period of three to nine months, with possible renewal for another term. The successful candidates will participate in the Center’s Heliophysics Oral History Project, a comprehensive three-year project motivated by the question of…

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December 14th, 2016

Call for Nominations: SHOT International Scholars Program

Every year, the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) calls for nominations from non-North American scholars to join SHOT’s International Scholars Program. Nominee submissions are reviewed by members of SHOT’s Internationalization Committee and up to four scholars are chosen each year for a two-year term. The aim of the Program is to foster the…

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December 14th, 2016

Job Opportunity: Lecturer, Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia is seeking to hire a wage lecturer in STS.  Please post the below wage position announcement on your position announcement website.  Thanks! Wage Lecturer Position The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/sts/) seeks…

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December 14th, 2016

Prize Opportunitiy: Association for Computing Machinery, Research in ACM History

ACM History Committee  2017 Program for Research in ACM History The Association for Computing Machinery, founded in 1947, is the oldest and largest educational and scientific society dedicated to the computing profession, and today has more than 100,000 members around the world.  The ACM History Committee will support research projects related to ACM’s professional and educational activities…

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December 14th, 2016

Call for Papers: The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference, Athens, 7-10 September 2017

The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference Athens, 7-10 September 2017 Conference Theme: Borders and Technology The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference will have as its main theme the history of borders and technology. We invite papers studying the history of the relationship between national borders and transnational infrastructures, hidden technological linking and delinking that reinforced or challenged border…

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December 14th, 2016

Job Opportunity: University of Wisconsin – Madison, Assistant Professor of History of Science

The Department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) beginning August 2017. We are especially interested in applications in the following areas: (1) history of science or technology before 1800; (2) history of the human sciences; or (3) history of information technologies. We are…

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