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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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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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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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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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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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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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September 18th, 2013

Dearborn Beyond SHOT

Dearborn Beyond SHOT Dearborn, Michigan’s varied history invites exploration. Curious visitors can download a self-guided tour book from the Dearborn Historical Commission here. Below, the Local Arrangements Committee has provided a select list of things to see and do, both in Dearborn and the neighboring city of Detroit. The Arab American National Museum is the…

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