WARNING ABOUT FRAUDULENT E-MAILS April 27, 2023 Several people with connections to SHOT are currently receiving fraudulent requests for economic support signed by Gabrielle Hecht (typical e-mail title: SHOT ASSISTANCE APPEAL). The e-mail sender so far has been: “Gabrielle Hecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>”, although additional e-mail addresses are also used. Please be all assured that neither myself…Read More
The Stanford University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Harold Hohbach Historian for the Silicon Valley Archives (SVA). This is an endowed position in the Silicon Valley Archives, which is part of the Humanities and Area Studies Resource Group. The Libraries values are rooted in a commitment of mutual respect, the idea…Read More
The Department of History at Stanford University invites applications for a 3-year Lecturer position in any sub-field and historical period.
The Department of History at Stanford University invites applications for a 3-year Lecturer position in any sub-field and historical period. The teaching load is 6 undergraduate courses each academic year. Two of these courses will be offered through Stanford’s COLLEGE program, and four will be offered in the History Department. The position will also assist with developing…Read More
Sometime in 2005 or 2006, I found myself strolling in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and at the Gorton’s of Gloucester Company, with the iconic “fisherman at the wheel” logo and statue. A eureka question occurred: “Where do fish sticks come from?” Gorton’s was the originator of fish stick production. I immediately embarked on a journey that took…Read More
‘Give him sympathy and a helping hand’: Understanding the impact of occupational accidents and disability on English and Welsh railway staff and their families in England and Wales, 1897-1939′ The project will be supervised by Mike Esbester (University of Portsmouth, UK), Karen Baker (Library Manager, National Railway Museum, UK) and Cathryn Pearce (University of Portsmouth,…Read More
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced an open call for grants supporting original research in the history of science, technology, economics, and social science.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a not-for-profit grantmaking institution funding research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economics. The Foundation just announced an open call for grants supporting original research in the history of science, technology, economics, and social science. We are inviting letters of inquiry for dissertation improvement/completion projects (up to $75,000)…Read More
European Research Council funded project CLIMASAT is recruiting 2 postdocs and 1 PhD student The project CLIMASAT explores the origins of the practices and processes of producing, circulating and using data generated with Earth-orbiting satellites. The goal is to understand, historically informed, how the various ways in which satellite data were collectively negotiated, shared, maintained and used were co-produced with…Read More
Calling all historians of science – enter the 7th Notes and Records Essay Award Notes and Records reports on current research and archival activities across the history of science, technology and medicine. Our Essay Award is open to researchers from the above fields who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last 5 years. Further information is at https://royalsocietypublishing.org/rsnr/essay-award and the…Read More
22 December 2022 We are pleased to announce the results of the 2022 SHOT Elections. Elected are: New members of the Executive Council (2023-2025) Angel Callahan Eric S. Hintz Sonja D. Schmid Vice-President / President Elect (2023-2024 / 2025-2026) Deborah Douglas Nominations Committee (2023-2025) Honghong Tinn Editorial Committee (2023-2027) Dagmar Schäfer We congratulate the…Read More
The proposed Amendments of the SHOT Constitution have been approved unanimously by the SHOT members present at the SHOT Business Meeting – Creating SHOT’s Future: A Community Meeting – in New Orleans on 12 November 2022. The amended constitution will be posted on the website shortly.Read More