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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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May 18th, 2017

CFP: Contours of the Future: Technology and Innovation in Cultural Context, 1-3 November 2017, St Petersburg, Russia

CALL FOR PAPERS for International Conference “CONTOURS OF THE FUTURE: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION IN CULTURAL CONTEXT” 1 – 3 November 2017 Saint-Petersburg, Russia Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University www.futurecon.ru For postindustrial societies the future has turned into a space of risk and construction of expectations. The future exists in the present as a discourse…

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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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April 5th, 2017

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers: “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 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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