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February 12th, 2020

Assistant Director, Center for Historical Research

The Science History Institute is recruiting for the full-time position of Assistant Director, Center for Historical Research. The Assistant Director will collaborate with the Director of the Center for Historical Research to administer the international fellowship program of the Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry; maintain local, national and international contacts and collaborations; organize…

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February 12th, 2020

Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Assistant Director of Co-teaching, Center for Science and Society, Columbia University

The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University seeks an independent and interdisciplinary postdoctoral researcher with experience in curriculum development, pedagogical research and evaluation, the learning sciences, and/or science studies for a position as Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Assistant Director of the Center’s new Co-teaching Initiative. The one-year appointment will begin on July 1,…

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January 23rd, 2020

Towards comparative, historically informed research on African urban mobility issues — call for participation in the formation of a research network – University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 8 – 9 June 2020

Conveners: Dr. Njogu Morgan (History Workshop, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa), Dr. Yusuf Madugu (History Department, Bayero University, Nigeria), Dr. Lisa Kane (Centre for Transport Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa), and Prof. Ruth Oldenziel (Technology, Innovation & Society, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands) We are pleased to invite applications for participation…

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January 23rd, 2020

Call for Papers: Midwest Junto for the History of Science 2020 (April 24-26, 2020, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA)

For more than six decades, the Midwest Junto has fostered an informal, congenial environment where students, faculty, and independent scholars can gather to discuss their research. We welcome submissions for fifteen-minute presentations on any aspect of the history of science, technology, or medicine, as well as related STS fields. Graduate students are strongly encouraged to…

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January 17th, 2020

Long and Short-term Fellowships at the Science History Institute

The Beckman Center for the history of chemistry at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia, PA, USA, invites applications for paid postdoctoral, dissertation-writing, and short-term fellowships. We award around 20 fellowships on an annual cycle to an international group of scholars who either research our collections or study chemistry, chemical engineering, or the modern life…

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January 17th, 2020

Call for Proposals ICOHTEC Symposium Prague 2021

The International Committee for the History of Technology’s 48th Symposium in Prague, 25 – 31 July 2021 *NEW extended deadline for proposals is 10 February 2020* The International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) will hold its 48th symposium as part of the 26th International Congress of the History of Science and Technology (ICHST) in…

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January 17th, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites applications for the 2020 round of the Public Scholars program

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites applications for the 2020 round of the Public Scholars program, which supports the creation of well-researched nonfiction books in the humanities written for the broad public. The program welcomes projects in all areas of the humanities, regardless of geographic or chronological focus. The resulting books might present…

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January 10th, 2020

TURRIANO ICOHTEC PRIZE

The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize is an Early Career Prize for Books on the history of technology, sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize-winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, from 13-17 July 2020. An additional 500 Euro…

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January 7th, 2020

Call for Proposals SHOT Annual Meeting New Orleans (7-11 October 2020)

Annual Meeting Society for the History of Technology (SHOT): New Orleans, 7-11 October, 2020 – Call for Proposals CfP New Orleans 2020-version 1 Dear Colleagues, The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2020 Annual Meeting to be held 7-11 October, 2020 in New Orleans. The…

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December 11th, 2019

Call for Papers ICOHTEC 2020

A History of Technology for an Age of Crisis 46th Symposium of ICOHTEC in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 13 – 18 July 2020 The symposium will be hosted by Eindhoven University of Technology, TU/e Deadline for proposals is Sunday, 5 January 2020 (this call for papers in PDF format) Technology and crisis are linked in multiple and…

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