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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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December 14th, 2016

Fellowship Opportunity: THE IEEE HISTORY CENTER

2017-2018 PROGRAMS OF SUPPORT FROM THE IEEE HISTORY CENTER The IEEE History Center offers two programs of support annually for scholars pursuing the history of electrical engineering and computing:  An internship for an advanced undergraduate, graduate student, or recent Ph.D., and a dissertation fellowship for an advanced graduate student or recent Ph.D.  The internship and…

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October 16th, 2016

Call for Articles: Information & Culture: A Journal of History

Information & Culture: A Journal of History is actively soliciting articles for publication. The journal publishes high-quality, peer reviewed articles on the history of information. Social and cultural context of information and information technology, viewed from an historical perspective, is at the heart of the journal’s interests. Typical papers might focus, among other topics, on…

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September 1st, 2016

Research Opportunity: The Herman J. Albrecht Library of Historical Architecture

The Herman J. Albrecht Library of Historical Architecture, founded in 2006 and housed at Ohio State University’s Thompson Library (Columbus, Ohio), is a growing research resource for historians of technology. The Library holds an annually-increasing collection of rare and valuable books from the sixteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Although focused on architecture, the Library’s…

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September 1st, 2016

Grant Opportunity: The World Wings International, Inc. Research Grant

Since its first international flight in 1927, Pan Am positioned itself as a world leader in American commercial aviation. Formed in 1959, World Wings International, Inc. (WWI) is an association of former Pan Am flight attendants that now dedicates itself to charitable activities.  This collection includes the administrative records of the organization as well as…

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March 11th, 2016

SHOT Singapore Event – THATCamp

Dear Colleagues, We invite you to participate in SHOT’s second THATCamp (“The Humanities and Technology Camp”), a collaborative “unconference”. This one-day event will be held on the day before the SHOT conference starts, June 21st 2016. The ethos of a THATCamp is that participants collaboratively decide, on the day, how the camp will unfold. This…

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January 25th, 2016

Prometheans/WITH Workshop – SHOT 2016 Singapore

Call for Papers for a Prometheans/WITH Joint Workshop, to be held on the Sunday of the Singapore SHOT Annual Meeting, June  26, 2016 – deadline for proposals, February 22 2016 Two SHOT Special Interest Groups (SIGs) – WITH and the Prometheans – invite people to submit abstracts for possible presentations at a joint SIG workshop…

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August 21st, 2015

EDITH/WITH Sunday Morning Workshop: “Beyond ‘Add and Stir:’ Making Difference a Central Part of Our Scholarship”

EDITH/WITH Sunday Morning Workshop: “Beyond ‘Add and Stir:’ Making Difference a Central Part of Our Scholarship” (while still getting a job and tenure) Please join WITH and EDITH for a Sunday morning workshop (8:00-12:00) on incorporating gender, race, disability, class, sexuality, etc. into our scholarship. This structured conversation between experienced scholars who have done so…

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