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October 27th, 2017

2019 SHOT Annual Meeting announced: Milan, Italy

We are very pleased to announce that our 2019 Annual Meeting will be held in the beautiful city of Milan, Italy on 19-22 September and will be hosted by the Museo Nazionale Scienza E Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci (the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology). See further details of the conference here.

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October 26th, 2017

Tweeting from SHOT Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, 2017 #SHOT2017

For those interested in and/or attending our SHOT annual meeting in Philadelphia this week, follow the conference via #SHOT2017 on Twitter at https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SHOT2017&src=tyah And feel free to check out our SHOT Twitter account at https://twitter.com/SocHistTech Live Twitter feed of #SHOT2017 #SHOT2017 Tweets

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June 13th, 2017

Congratulations to Margaret Grubiak

Technology and Culture is happy to announce that Margaret Grubiak’s article “An Architecture for the Electronic Church: Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma” (Technology and Culture 57, no. 2) has won the 2017 Catherine Bishir Award for best article in vernacular architecture given by the Vernacular Architecture Forum. Congratulations to Dr. Grubiak!

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May 29th, 2017

SHOT and Social Media

As a leading organization promoting the historical interpretation of technology in its many forms and contexts, it is vital today that the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) reach its community of scholars and the interested public via social media. Going forward, this will include regular updates of SHOT member activities on Facebook. This…

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May 29th, 2017

SHOT Small Grants announcement

SHOT is pleased to announce its new Small Grants Award and will consider proposals from external individuals and organizations to endorse events relevant to SHOT’s mission.

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April 28th, 2017

Technology’s Stories

Technology’s Stories is SHOT’s latest initiative – an open-acess digital magazine featuring essays, blogs, book announcements from SHOT members.

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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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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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