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July 29th, 2015

REMINDER: DEADLINE AUGUST 1—EDITH CONFERENCE AWARD – SHOT 2015

EDITH CONFERENCE AWARD Exploring Diversity in Technological History Grants for Presenters at the Albuquerque SHOT meeting The SHOT Special Interest Group EDITH (Exploring Diversity in Technological History) announces its new conference award, available for the first time for the 2015 conference of the Society for the History of Technology [SHOT]. The purpose of the award…

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July 15th, 2015

Award for research on history of postal system

The United States Postal Service sponsors two biennial prizes for scholarly works on the history of the American postal system.  Conference papers, theses, dissertations, or published works by students are eligible for a $1,000 award; published works by faculty members, independent scholars, and public historians are eligible for a $2,000 award. The next deadline is…

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June 22nd, 2015

Announcement: EDITH Travel Award SHOT 2015

EDITH CONFERENCE AWARD Exploring Diversity in Technological History Grants for Presenters at the Albuquerque SHOT meeting The SHOT Special Interest Group EDITH (Exploring Diversity in Technological History) announces its new conference award, available for the first time for the 2015 conference of the Society for the History of Technology [SHOT]. The purpose of the award…

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May 15th, 2015

WITH Travel Grant: SHOT Meeting in Albuquerque 2015

WITH TRAVEL AWARD -A Call for “New Voices” in Technological History Women in Technological History The SHOT Special Interest Group for Women in Technological History [WITH] announces its travel award for 2015. The purpose of the award is to encourage participation of “new voices” at the annual meeting of the Society for the History of…

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April 29th, 2015

Grant Opportunity: Pam Laird Research Grant

Pam Laird Research Grant The Mercurians, a Special Interest Group of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), is offering the Pam Laird Research Grant (US$1,000) to defray the cost of travel and housing to use a research collection to pursue research in the history of communication technologies. The Mercurians began meeting in 1986…

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December 12th, 2014

Call for Papers 2015 Research Workshop on ACM History

ACM History Committee Call for Papers 2015 Research Workshop on 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.  To help illuminate ACM’s history the ACM History Committee (ACM-HC) will…

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November 11th, 2014

Travel Grants and Internships at The Henry Ford Museum

We sponsor the Clark Travel to Collections Research Grant that provides travel funding for automotive research at the Benson Ford Research Center of The Henry Ford. We are accepting applications for 2015 and the deadline is December 31, 2014. For more information on the available grants: http://www.thehenryford.org/about/grants.aspx

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September 18th, 2014

Congratulations Pam Long

SHOT congratulates Pamela O. Long, winner of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship: http://www.macfound.org/press/press-releases/21-extraordinarily-creative-people-who-inspire-us-all-meet-2014-macarthur-fellows/

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September 3rd, 2014

SHOT 2014 ENVIROTECH TRAVEL AWARD

ENVIROTECH TRAVEL AWARD The Envirotech Special Interest Group is pleased to announce a $400 travel grant for the upcoming 2014 SHOT conference. Eligibility for the award is limited to those presenting a paper addressing the interrelated histories of environment and technology at the SHOT meeting in Dearborn, MI November 6-9, 2014. The grant is available…

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June 30th, 2014

Something New for the SHOT Annual Meeting

Something New for the SHOT Annual Meeting As part of the Annual Meeting program upcoming in Portland (11-14 October 2013), I invite you to read online the short texts provided by the participants in the opening plenary and various roundtables that will take place during the meeting. Even more, we solicit your comments, feedback and…

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