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October 29th, 2019

Society for the History of Technology Award and Fellowship Winners 2019

SHOT is pleased to announce the 2019 Award and Fellowship winners. The prizes were officially announced at the Awards Banquet at the SHOT Annual Meeting in Milan (Italy) on Saturday 26 October 2019.  available.You can download the program booklet here. Leonardo da Vinci Medal: Francesca Bray (The University of Edinburgh) Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship: Samaa Elimam,…

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August 19th, 2019

SHOT-Elections 2019

Vote online until September 30 2019 via the ONLINE BALLOT. This year’s ballot includes candidates for the Executive Council, Secretary, Nominating Committee, and Editorial Committee. Only SHOT members are allowed to vote. Executive Council: The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. Members of the…

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July 17th, 2019

Symposium April 23-25 2020: American Contact – Intercultural Encounter and the History of the Book

April 23-25, 2020 Princeton UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania Project organizers:Rhae Lynn Barnes (Princeton University, History)Glenda Goodman (University of Pennsylvania, Music) American Contact is a multi-disciplinary symposium that invites scholars to discuss the use of material texts in cross-cltural encounters in the Americas. We seek to explore how texts—broadly defined to include not only books but textual…

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July 16th, 2019

National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships 2020-21 Call for Applications

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships. Mid-career, senior, and emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work from all areas of the humanities are encouraged to apply. Scholars from all parts of the globe are eligible; stipends and travel expenses are provided. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD…

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March 20th, 2019

Call for Papers: SHOT 2019 Graduate Student Workshop at SHOT Annual Meeting Milan

SHOT ECIG is pleased to issue the Call for Papers  for the Graduate Student Workshop at the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 24-27 October, 2019 in Milan, Italy.  SHOT invites applications from graduate students to present short papers:  (up to 10 pages, 1.5-spaced) at an intensive workshop embedded in the formal SHOT conference. The workshop…

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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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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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August 6th, 2018

SHOT Elections 2018 – Vote now

SHOT-ELECTIONS 2018 Vote online until October 10 via the ONLINE BALLOT. This year’s ballot includes candidates for the Executive Council, Vice President (President Elect), Treasurer, Nominating Committee, and Editorial Committee. The Executive Council is SHOT’s governing board and works with the Society’s officers to plan and set policy. Members of the Council serve for three…

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