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March 2nd, 2018

The Dibner Award

The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits was established in 1985, through the generosity of Bern Dibner, to recognize excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public. Winning exhibits, in addition to being well designed and produced, should raise pertinent historical issues. Artifacts…

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February 26th, 2018

PhD in Material Social Futures: The history and future of data storage and data use

Deadline for Applications: 30th March 2018 This is a call for applications for a three year fully funded PhD studentship  in the Sociology Department at Lancaster University, UK. The studentship is part of Lancaster University’s Leverhulme Doctoral Training Centre in Material Social Futures. We live in a world where technology is developing at a pace…

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February 26th, 2018

CARS, CLOCKS, AND WATCHES SYMPOSIUM AT THE HENRY FORD MUSEUM

CARS, CLOCKS, AND WATCHES SYMPOSIUM AT THE HENRY FORD MUSEUM Henry Ford’s early and lifelong passion for timekeepers, and the important connections between 19th-century New England watch manufacturing and 20th-century automobile mass-production, have never before been comprehensively examined.   With a roster of important speakers and at the perfect venue, these themes will be developed…

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February 26th, 2018

PhD CASE Studentship, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University

Fully funded PhD CASE Studentship, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University. Transitions in the technologies and practices of office work: Manchester’s administrative industries (1960-2017) With Manchester Museum of Science and Industry. This project investigates the relation between innovations in office technology – from filing cabinets and fax machines through to hard drives and email – and…

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February 7th, 2018

Call for Papers workshop “On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material

Location Columbia University, Friday, October 5, 2018 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Friday, April 6, 2018 This one-day workshop aims to illuminate the complicated relationship between political possibilities and material transformation in Asia during the catastrophe of the continent’s long World War II (1931-1954). The workshop will bridge the artificial divide between East and Southeast Asia…

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February 5th, 2018

Assistant professorship in Digital History at Sciences Po, Paris

The position described below is open to specialists of modern digital history generally, but also to candidates from the field of historical network research. The deadline is 28 February. JOB DESCRIPTION Status: tenure-track FNSP Assistant Professor (private sector) Discipline: History Profile: The position is open to applicants fully trained in history who are capable of…

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February 5th, 2018

Call for Proposals SHOT Annual Meeting 2018 St. Louis

The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 11-14 October, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri, US. SHOT is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history…

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February 1st, 2018

SHOT panels at the Annual AHA meeting in Chicago, January 3 – 6, 2019

Thanks to an arrangement SHOT has with the American Historical Association, SHOT members are invited to submit a full panel proposal for the AHA annual meeting in Chicago from January 3-6, 2019.  The theme is ‘Loyalties’ and the deadline for submission is February 15, 2018.  More information is available on https://www.historians.org/ The advantage of this arrangement is that you build a…

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January 31st, 2018

SHOT St. Louis Call for Proposals: Open Sessions

SHOT Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri (USA), 11-14 October 2018 Individuals interested in finding others to join panel sessions for the Annual Meeting may propose Open Sessions, starting January 31, with a final deadline of March 15. Open Sessions proposals due March 15, 2018. Open Sessions descriptions, along with organizer contact information, will appear as…

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