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Committee for the History of Electricity and Energy Grants for 2021/2022

Since its foundation in 2001, the Committee has two objectives: to conduct or foster scientific research, and to share and impart knowledge on the history and heritage of electricity and energy. In these perspectives, it offers grants varying from 1,500 to 3,000 euros to graduate students. Language and subject conditions: Applications can be written in…
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CfP: SHOT 2021 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, 19-21 November 2021

Annual Meeting Society for the History of Technology New Orleans, 18-21 November, 2021 Conference Theme: Environment, Infrastructure, and Social Justice Infrastructure is an inherently social mode for the modification of natural environments. It is the most basic form of sociotechnical collaboration; it is fundamental to society’s functions; and it is indispensable for other technological developments.…
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ToE Early Career Scholars Reading Group

[caption id="attachment_2198" align="alignnone" width="458"] Copyright pixy.org[/caption] The Tensions of Europe early career scholars monthly reading group that started in spring 2021, goes in its first autumn semester.  This is a place where early career scholars can get feedback on their own texts in a constructive and supportive environment. It takes place every 3rd  Thursday of…
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CfP “Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Algorithms, Internet of Things, Social Media, Automation, Robotics and Cybernetics: Historical and STS Perspectives from Mediterranean/Southern/Southeastern Europe”, International Digital Workshop, June 29th 2021

International Digital Workshop, June 29th 2021 (10 am – 6pm, CET) – First Call for Papers   Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Algorithms, Internet of Things, Social Media, Automation, Robotics and Cybernetics: Historical and STS Perspectives from Mediterranean/Southern/Southeastern Europe  Part of the ‘Tensions of Europe Digital Workshop Festival’, 28 June-2 July 2021 (https://shtwebinars.nl/)   The…
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CfP “Recent History of Technology, Mediterranean Studies, Environmental Humanities: An Encounter”, International Digital Workshop , June 28th 2021  

First Call for Papers International Digital Workshop, June 28th 2021 Recent History of Technology, Mediterranean Studies, Environmental Humanities: An Encounter Part of the ‘Tensions of Europe Digital Workshop Festival’, 28 June-2 July 2021 The workshop seeks to advance a fruitful conversation between recent history of technology and environmental humanities (especially environmental history) in reference to…
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NYU Space Talks: History, Politics, Astroculture, Spring 2021

Inaugurated in the spring of 2021, NYU Space Talks is a lecture series convened by Alexander C. T. Geppert at NYU's Center for European and Mediterranean Studies with the Department of History in New York City. Each semester, established and upcoming scholars will present the latest research on the history and politics of outer space,…
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CfP ICON: History of Technology & Crisis (deadline soon: 31 March 2021)

(Reminder) Call for papers: ICOHTEC’s peer-reviewed journal, ICON: http://www.icohtec.org/icon/, is collecting papers for a special issue (to be published in July 2021) on history of technology for an age of crisis. The deadline is upcoming: Paper manuscripts need to be received at manuscriptmanager.net/icon by 31 March.   ICON, the bi-annual journal of ICOHTEC, publishes papers covering all…
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Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position: historical perspectives on sustainability transitions (Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Application deadline: 31 March 2021)

Eindhoven University of Technology's School of Innovation Sciences is now hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor to research and teach long-term, historical perspectives on sustainability transitions, e.g. socio-technical energy transitions and/or mobility transitions. Candidates preferably have an affinity with the history of technology & socio-technical change and the booming field of sustainability transition studies. Deadline for…
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PhD position on the history of online commenting technologies and practices at the University of Siegen, Germany.

We are searching for a PhD candidate (100%) to work with us to examine the history of online commenting technologies and practices at the University of Siegen, Germany. The DFG-funded sub-project “Historical Technography of Online Commentary”, part of the newly established Collaborative Research Center “Transformations of the Popular” will be led by Johannes Passmann and…
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