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April 5th, 2017

CFP: “Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice” (Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University, 12-14 April, 2018)

We announce a conference at the Office for the History of Science, Uppsala University to take place April 12-14, 2018 on the topic of “Making It Up: Histories of Research Integrity and Fraud in Scientific Practice.”  We call for papers that explore the history of research integrity and fraud, including the question of how the…

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April 4th, 2017

University of Illinois Archives, British Library, American Philosophical Society, and MIT Receive NEH Grant to Preserve the History of Cybernetics

The University of Illinois Archives has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop a prototype web-portal and analysis-engine to provide access to archival material related to the development of the iconic, multi-disciplinary field of cybernetics. The grant is part of the NEH’s Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Foundations…

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March 9th, 2017

Call for Papers: SHOT Graduate Student Workshop, October 2017

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 will provide graduate students with an opportunity to develop their presentation skills and to receive extensive feedback on their work.  This is an exciting opportunity to become familiar…

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March 6th, 2017

Call for Papers: RE:TRACE 2017 – 7th International Conference for Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology

The 7th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology titled RE:TRACE focuses on an evaluation of the status of the meta-discipline Media Art Histories today. The conference takes place November 23-25, 2017 in Krems and Vienna (Austria). The organizing committee invites researchers of different areas, disciplines and practices to submit individual…

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March 6th, 2017

Tensions of Europe Summer school: Borders and Crises in European Past and Present – angles from the history of technology (Athens and Delphi – Greece, September 5-7, 2017)

September 5-7, 2017 the Tensions of Europe Early Career Scholars’ Group organises the summer school “Borders and Crises in European Past and Present – angles from the history of technology” in connection to the 8th Tensions of Europe Conference (Athens, 7-10 September 2017). The summer school aims at introducing PhD’s and early career scholars to…

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February 7th, 2017

Statement by the Officers and Executive Council of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) regarding immigration policy changes in the US

The Society for the History of Technology is committed to academic freedom, freedom of expression, and fostering diversity with regard to age, gender, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, physical abilities, sexual orientation, religion, training, and employment. To this end, SHOT affirmatively embraces all who wish to join, participate, and have a voice in our Society.…

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