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TURRIANO ICOHTEC PRIZE

The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize is an Early Career Prize for Books on the history of technology, sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize-winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, from 13-17 July 2020. An additional 500 Euro…
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Call for Papers: SHOT Annual Meeting Milan (Italy), 24-27 October 2019

The SHOT Program Committee is pleased to issue the Call for Papers and Sessions for the SHOT 2019 Annual Meeting to be held 24-27 October, 2019 in Milan, Italy. SHOT is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned with the history of technological devices, systems, and processes as well as with technology in history, culture, and…
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CARS, CLOCKS, AND WATCHES SYMPOSIUM AT THE HENRY FORD MUSEUM

Henry Ford’s early and lifelong passion for timekeepers, and the important connections between 19th-century New England watch manufacturing and 20th-century automobile mass-production, have never before been comprehensively examined.   With a roster of important speakers and at the perfect venue, these themes will be developed at the September 20-22 symposium sponsored by the National Association…
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PhD CASE Studentship, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University.

Fully funded PhD CASE Studentship, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University Transitions in the technologies and practices of office work: Manchester’s administrative industries (1960-2017) With Manchester Museum of Science and Industry. This project investigates the relation between innovations in office technology - from filing cabinets and fax machines through to hard drives and email – and…
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Call for Papers workshop Columbia University“On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material Transformation in Asia’s Long World War II”

Call for Papers: “On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material Transformation in Asia’s Long World War II” Location Columbia University, Friday, October 5, 2018 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Friday, April 6, 2018 This one-day workshop aims to illuminate the complicated relationship between political possibilities and material transformation in Asia during the catastrophe…
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