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October 27th, 2023

CHSTM/SHOT Career Diversity Workshops

CHSTM/SHOT Career Diversity Workshops Are you a graduate student, early career scholar, advisor, or established professional looking to change careers? These workshops are for you. SHOT’s Career Diversity initiative is proud to partner with the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine on a new new Career Diversity Working Group. The working group…

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October 27th, 2023

Results SHOT Elections 2023

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2023 SHOT Elections. Elected are: New members of the Executive Council (2024-2026) Adewumi Damilola Adebayo Diana J. Montaño Magdalena Zdrodowska Secretary (re-election second term) Jan Korsten Treasurer (re-election second term) Amy Bix Nominations Committee (2024-2026) Scott Gabriel Knowles Editorial Committee (2024-2028) Thomas Zeller We congratulate the…

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October 26th, 2023

SHOT Awards and Fellowships 2023

SHOT AWARD AND FELLOWSHIPS 2023 SHOT is pleased to announce the 2023 Award and Fellowship winners. The fellowships will be presented during the SHOT Awards and Fellowships Event at the SHOT Annual Meeting that takes place 26-29 October in Los Angeles (California). Citations will be published on the website after the conference. The SHOT Awards…

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October 11th, 2023

Symposium New Perspectives on Energy Innovation, 19 October 2023

New Perspectives on Energy Innovation October 19, 2023 | 1:00-3:40pm ET FREE Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-perspectives-on-energy-innovation-tickets-709559821527 Details: https://invention.si.edu/new-perspectives-energy-innovation   October 2023 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the 1973 oil embargo imposed by the Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in the wake of the Yom Kippur/Ramadan War. The temporary shortages inflated energy prices,…

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October 7th, 2023

SHOT Elections 2023 – Vote now

Vote online (members only) until 25 October 2023 via the ONLINE BALLOT. (for information on (e-)mail voting see below) Download the SHOT 2023 Election Newsletter in PDF format. President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, Dear SHOT community, Many of us will see each other in just a few weeks at our annual meeting in Los Angeles,…

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October 6th, 2023

Call for Student Papers 2023 Sacknoff Prize for Space History (SHOT Albatrosses)

$500 Cash Prize + A Publishing & Presentation Opportunity Please encourage your students, interns, and/or volunteers to submit a paper for the 2023 Sacknoff Prize for Space History and share our flyer with them.  The deadline is  28 November 2023. This is a great opportunity to brush up a class paper or repurpose a thesis chapter! About…

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September 26th, 2023

SHOT 2023 Annual Meeting Announcement

Dear SHOT Community, Great news: we have succeeded in finding an alternative venue in Los Angeles to hold our annual meeting in person! The University of Southern California has generously agreed to host the entire meeting with no charge for the space. We will meet near downtown LA in USC’s on-campus hotel, which is not…

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September 15th, 2023

The Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental history, at the rank of assistant professor

The Department of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental history, at the rank of assistant professor. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages with the effects of natural, built, and social environments on health, and with the health-related dimensions of environmental science in its…

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September 8th, 2023

SHOT Global Community Scholars

Applications and nominations for SHOT Global Community Scholars are now open! Each year, SHOT designates selected Global Community Scholars for a two-year term. These scholars act as ambassadors for the society in their countries and regions, both by informing SHOT about the history of technology in their regions, and by helping to disseminate information about…

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September 4th, 2023

Call for Papers 2024 Tensions of Europe Conference

11th Tensions of Europe Conference European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany 19 – 21 September 2024 Conference theme: Transformations. Fundamental Change and Technology Deadline for proposals: 30.11.2023, confirmations 01.03.2024 We live in a world of constant change. There are periods, however, of accelerated change in the political, economic, social or technological sphere. Usually, these spheres are…

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