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SHOT Annual Meeting

New Orleans (Louisiana)
10-13 November 2022

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Society for the History of Technology

The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) was formed in 1958 to encourage the study of the development of technology and its relations with society and culture.

SHOT is an interdisciplinary organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history (the relationship of technology to politics, economics, science, the arts, and the organization of production) and with the role it plays in the differentiation of individuals in society.

SHOT members represent a wide range of disciplines and professions, from history and the humanities to engineering and science, and come from some thirty-five countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Membership: Join or renew your SHOT membership
News: Read internal and external news and updates
Special Interest Groups (SIGs): Read about & join one of SHOT's SIGs, created to bring together scholars and professionals with interests in specific fields of the history of technology
Doing History of Technology: Hear about doing the History of Technology and why it matters
SHOT publications: Find out more about our publications including Technology & Culture

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September 7th, 2022

Call for nominations for the various NCPH awards (public historians)

NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose…

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September 7th, 2022

School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) has a tenure-line position (Assistant Professor) beginning August 1, 2023.

The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position in Cybersecurity at…

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August 4th, 2022

Registration SHOT Annual Meeting New Orleans is open

We are pleased to inform you that it is now possible to register for the 2022 SHOT Annual Meeting in…

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July 14th, 2022

Open position Data Management Specialist — Automotive Hall of Fame

Data Management Specialist https://apparatussolutions.applytojob.com/apply/5xBOr8qlZs/Data-Management-Specialist-Automotive-Hall-Of-Fame?source=SHOT The Data Management Specialist will be an important member of the operations team that assesses the…

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July 14th, 2022

Open position for an Alumni Relations Manager — Automotive Hall of Fame

Alumni Relations Manager https://apparatussolutions.applytojob.com/apply/9HhYtHA3Q1/Alumni-Relations-Manager-Automotive-Hall-Of-Fame?source=SHOT   The Alumni Relations Manager will know or learn awardees’ history and the background of those…

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July 13th, 2022

Taylor-Wei Dissertation Fellowship, In the History of Meteorology (deadline 15 January 2023)

Taylor-Wei Dissertation Fellowship In the History of Meteorology Thanks to a generous gift, the Department of History of Science, Technology,…

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Technology's Stories

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

We engage readers with the usable past—stories that help us make sense of contemporary technological challenges and aspirations. Technology’s Stories is a place for thinkers to share new insights on the integration of technology with our environments and our social, political, and economic lives.

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