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August 6th, 2018

SHOT Newsletter 31 July 2018

Newsletter July, 31 July 2018   Contents President’s Message – Page 1 SHOT-Elections 2018 – Page 2 SHOT-Ballot – Page 9 Constitutional Amendments – Page 10 Annual Meeting in St. Louis – Page 12 President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, This Newsletter brings crucial information for us all. It lists the names of the slate of…

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May 29th, 2018

SHOT Privacy Policy

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Data (where some of our society data is held and processed), we have created a new Privacy Policy page here.  If you have any questions about how your personal data is stored and processed by SHOT, please do not hesitate to get in…

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May 25th, 2018

SHOT-IHNS-CNSM Workshop Hangzhou: Craft and Innovation in Modern Societies

Hangzhou, 1-3 June 2018 Following on a highly successful SHOT-sponsored workshop on Craft and innovation held in Chennai, India in 2016, this workshop on Craft and innovation in modern societies, co-sponsored by China’s national Institute for the History of Natural Sciences (IHNS), the China National Silk Museum (CNSM) and the international Society for the History…

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May 20th, 2018

Workshop Istanbul: History of Technology in Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Cities at the turn of the 20th century

The “History of Technology in Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Cities at the turn of the 20th century” workshop, which will be held on 24th-25th of May 2018, aims to foster fruitful and provocative encounters among diverse scholars who would like to contribute the history of technology with different areas of expertise, concentrations, perspectives, and approaches. The…

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April 18th, 2018

Watch acceptance speech of 2017 Leonardo da Vinci Medal winner, Arnold Pacey

In recognition of his lucid and accessible pioneering of critical approaches in the history of technology, his intellectual boldness, and the humanitarian commitment that shines through in all his work, SHOT was glad to award Arnold Pacey its highest honour, the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, in 2017. Click here to watch his acceptance speech and…

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April 6th, 2018

SHOT 2018 Graduate Student Workshop: call for papers

Call for Papers:  SHOT 2018 Graduate Student Workshop Annual Meeting 2018: St. Louis, Missouri, US 11-14 October 2018     SHOT is pleased to issue the Call for Papers  for the Graduate Student Workshop at the SHOT 2018 Annual Meeting to be held 11-14 October, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri, US.    SHOT invites applications from graduate students…

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March 28th, 2018

Call for Proposals: Editor-in-Chief for Technology and Culture

The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) is seeking candidates to be the next editor-in-chief of its flagship journal Technology and Culture. The editor’s primary responsibility is to sustain and enhance the journal’s preeminence in the history of technology.  The editor is responsible for creating and supervising an effective editorial team, ensuring responsive relations…

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March 28th, 2018

Invitation to nominate candidates for the DaVinci Medal 2018

The highest recognition from the Society for the History of Technology is the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the history of technology, through research, teaching, publications, and other activities. SHOT invites members to nominate candidates for the DaVinci Medal. To put forward a person’s name…

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March 14th, 2018

SHOT Annual Meeting St. Louis: Flashtalk session for graduate students in the history and sociology of science and of technology

This is a special session developed by the two society presidents, John Krige (SHOT president 2017-2018) and Janet Browne (HSS president 2016-2017) to showcase graduate student work and facilitate lively feedback.  Each speaker is allocated 5 minutes and one PowerPoint slide, followed by ample time afterwards for discussion. Speakers accepted for a flash-talk paper are free…

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