NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose of the awards program is to promote professionalism and best practices among public historians and to raise awareness about their activities. Submissions for the Book Award and Kelley Award are due November 1, 2023; all…Read More
The Department of History at the University of Maryland invites applications for the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Job Announcement The Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park, is inviting applications for the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. One of the desired areas of expertise is History of Technology outside North America or Europe, any period after 1000 CE. Further information is available at https://go.umd.edu/HistoryPPFP23 Any questions should go to Gail…Read More
The Intrepid Museum in New York is seeking an Aerospace Curator. The Aeropace Curator provides curatorial expertise on aerospace history and technology, with an emphasis on the museum’s collection of 28 aircraft and a prototype space shuttle orbiter. This position leads the research, planning and development of exhibition content and supports the development of the…Read More
Dear everyone – Just a reminder of an annoying and potentially dangerous situation out there involving scams – through your connection with SHOT, you might be targeted with fake emails pretending to ask you to immediately make a money transfer on behalf of SHOT, pretending that the president and/or I have asked you to…Read More
The Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability offers access to data visualizations of a sustainable energy transition.
The Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability launched a new project called Visualizing Energy. We are a science communication project that aims to increase access to actionable knowledge about a sustainable and equitable energy transition. The history of energy is a central topic. Please find more information here on their websiteRead More
Call for Applications: McEver Chair in Archaeological Science and Technologies, School of History and Sociology, Georgia Tech
As part of a new initiative in archaeology, Georgia Tech looks to fill the newly established H. Bruce McEver Chair in Archaeological Science and Technologies. We seek an accomplished archaeological researcher, educator, and academic leader who is eager to work collaboratively across Georgia Tech and to engage communities beyond the institute. The appointee will reside in the School…Read More
Royal Society Publishing has launched a new history of science platform called Science in the Making, which allows free access to digitized versions of over 30,000 archival items related to their journal publications from the past 400+ years. This ambitious program includes reviews by Darwin, doodles by Newton, astronomical observations, electrical experiments, anatomical illustrations and…Read More
The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Early Career Interest Group (ECIG) invites graduate students to submit 250-300 word paper proposals for an intensive workshop at the SHOT annual meeting, 26-29 October 2023 in Long Beach California. The workshop will provide graduate students with an opportunity to discuss their work in progress and to…Read More
The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo. This position is in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). NMAAHC is a national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. The position is in the Office…Read More
Call: historian who specializes in the intersection of culture and technology, especially within the post-war period.
How technology forged culture and drove politics in the Cold War – new Smithsonian Channel documentary The UK-based television production company, Blink Films, are creating a new documentary for the Smithsonian Channel (and Channel 4 in the UK and France 5 in France). This film will focus on the race to build a supersonic airliner,…Read More