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February 13th, 2019

Boise State University (Boise, Idaho): Director, Keith and Catherine Stein World Museum / School of the Arts Faculty Member

Boise State University’s new School of the Arts seeks to hire the inaugural Director of the digital and technologically infused Stein World Museum within a full-time, 10 month, tenure-track administrative/ academic faculty position, beginning as early as July 1, 2019. Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with quality of practice, scholarship, academic research, extent…

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January 31st, 2019

American Institute of Physics Endowed Professorship in the History of Natural Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

The Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park seeks an associate professor with tenure in the history of natural sciences. Time period and geographical focus are open, but with a preference for the period after 1600. A strong record of publications, research, and teaching is required. The successful candidate will research and…

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January 29th, 2019

Annual Meeting Society for the History of Technology (SHOT): Milan, Italy 24-27 October 2019 – Call for Proposals

Dear Colleagues, The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2019 Annual Meeting to be held 24-27 October, 2019 in Milan, Italy. SHOT is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned with the history of technological devices, systems, and processes as well as with technology in history,…

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January 28th, 2019

Tensions of Europe Summer School:“Towards Digital Science and Technology Studies: Challenges and Opportunities” (Luxembourg, 25-27 June 2019)

Deadline 30 January  2019 We live in the digital age which has a huge impact on the way we do scholarly research. For emerging careers it seems to be particularly pivotal. One the one hand, digitalization brings opportunities enlarging the methodological and thematic horizons. On the other hand, it sets a number of challenges on…

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January 23rd, 2019

ICOHTEC symposium Katowice 22-27 July 2019: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submissions to the ICOHTEC symposium, to be held in Katowice, Poland, 22-27 July 2019, has been extended. The new deadline is 18 February 2019. Visit conference website. Katowice has been a centre of technological activity for centuries and at present also is one of Poland’s high tech centres. The capital of the…

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November 30th, 2018

Incoming Ph.D. Student Department of Science & Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Department of Science & Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) invites applications for an incoming Ph.D. student with interests in the intersections of STS, particularly non-Anglo STS (e.g. Latin American or African STS), andinfrastructure studies. Students interested in infrastructures and design, queer/crip/feminist theories, and research into legacy and impact of mega-events are particularly encouraged to apply. The incoming…

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November 30th, 2018

Call for proposals biannual meeting International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (Oslo 7-12 July 2019)

The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology invites submissions for the next biennial meeting of the society, which will take place in Oslo (Norway) 7–12 July 2019.  The Council, Local Organizing, and Program Committees are working to put together an exciting program inspired by socially relevant work on biology and the life…

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October 25th, 2018

Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize 2018

The Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize Committee decided to award the 2018 Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize to: Hyeok Hweon Kang (Harvard University) For: Divine Machine: Korea’s Reception of the Gun The committee also mentioned for honorable mention Kathryn Carpenter (University of Missouri-Kansas City) for: “Cesspools,” Springs, and Snaking Pipes: The use of technology to reroute the…

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October 13th, 2018

Results SHOT Elections 2018

October 13, 2018 SHOT is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Elections. The elected candidates are: Vice President/President Elect Arwen Mohun Executive Committee Members Anna Åberg Edward Jones-Imhotep Eden Medina Treasurer Amy Bix Editorial Committee Prakash Kumar Nominating Committee Ben Gross We wish the new officers and committee members success. Thank you all…

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October 12th, 2018

SHOT Awards and Fellowships 2018

SHOT is happy to announce the Award and Fellowship winners 2018. They were presented at the Awards Banquet October 13 in St. Louis. You can download the awards booklet with all full citations here. Leonardo da Vinci MedalJoy Parr, Western University Canada Kranzberg Dissertation FellowshipAngélica Agredo Montealegre, King’s College LondonFor “Road Construction and Maintenance in…

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