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
The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine invites proposals for its next institutional host
Hosting the Consortium would place the host(s) at the center of a vibrant network that includes some of the world’s top scholars and institutions, and would provide opportunities for collaborations advancing our shared goals. The Consortium welcomes creative suggestions for such collaborations. A proposal for hosting the Consortium may come from a single institution or…Read More
Call for Proposals: NCPH and the Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society, April 10-13, 2024, Salt Lake City.
CALLS FOR PROPOSALS The National Council on Public History and Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society jointly seek proposals for our 2024 annual meeting, to be held April 10-13, 2024 at the Hilton Salt Lake City. HISTORICAL URGENCY SUBMISSION FORMS Submit an optional early topic proposal for feedback and to find co-presenters (due June 12): https://ncph.org/conference/topic-proposal-form/…Read More
Dear SHOT members, We’ve had reports that spam messages are circulating, appearing to come from SHOT President Gabrielle Hecht. She does not, in fact, require “urgent assistance with SHOT logistical support transfer matter!” Please do not click on any links in these messages or reply to these spam emails! The spam messages seem to be going only…Read More
Description: The Department of the History of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department seeks to hire a historian of health and modern medicine in geographical or thematic areas not covered by existing Department faculty. We especially welcome candidates whose work includes a transnational or…Read More
Dear SHOT members, We’ve had reports that spam messages are circulating, appearing to come from SHOT President Gabrielle Hecht. She does not, in fact, require “assistance with SHOT logistical support transfer matter!” Please do not click on any links in these messages. These are going only to SHOT members, but otherwise we have not figured out…Read More
SHOT’s Special Interest Group for Computing, Information, and Society welcomes submissions to their 14th annual conference, September 21-23, 2023 | Zoom
SIGCIS 2023, online edition 2.0 SIGCIS 2023 is an open call for any and all work related to the history of computing and information systems, broadly imagined. The SIGCIS community is especially welcoming of new directions in research and creative production, and encompasses academic professionals, museum and archive professionals, IT practitioners, artists and creative technologists, and…Read More
SHOT Awards, Prizes and Grants With the deadline being 30 April 2023 we want to inform all that: Applications for Joan Cahalin Robinson Prize are still possible, up to 2 months before the actual meeting. Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits has an extended deadline, 15 May 2023 Eugene S. Ferguson Prize has an…Read More