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Call for proposals: Tensions of Europe Digital Workshop Festival

From the 28th of June to the 2nd of July 2021: Join A Unique Series of Online Event Contact: Foundation for the History of Technology (SHT) Organizers: Tensions of Europe network (you, if you like!) Deadline: 31st of January for open session proposals; 28th of February for fully-fledged events Date: 28 June - 2 July 2021 Place: Online (platform:…
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Submissions for the 2021 St Andrews Article Prize in European Environmental History

The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) welcomes submissions for the 2021 St Andrews Article Prize in European Environmental History The prize rewards innovative and well-written article-length research in the field of European environmental history. Articles (or book chapters that are to be read as a stand-alone work) published in 2019 or 2020 on any…
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CFP “Telecrisis”. Co-producing crisis and (tele-)communication technologies (30 November 2020)

Call for Papers  “Telecrisis”. Co-producing crisis and (tele-)communication technologies. Historical and STS perspectives on governance, design and use Workshop 30 June 2021 (web-based) and preparation for a special issue/edited volume Deadline for abstract submission: 30 November 2020   The current COVID 19 pandemic stresses and reinforces the role of telecommunication infrastructures in our societies. Now pervasive in…
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SHOT 2020 Virtual Forum, 8-11 October, 2020

Announcement from SHOT: Because of COVID-19, we are unable to meet as planned in person in New Orleans in 2020. Instead of our physical conference SHOT and HSS are now organizing a virtual conference that will take place 8-11 October. We are excited to share the preliminary program (version 19 September) of our first virtual…
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Revising SHOT’s “Classic Works in the History of Technology” list

A volunteer group of SHOT members is gathering ideas for a revised “Classic Works in the History of Technology” page on the society’s website. During this time of increased awareness of racism and white supremacy in historical scholarship, our group has gathered to address major gaps in the history of technology and related fields. The goal is to reorient notions…
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Postdoc Research Position in ERC project “The Global History of Material Culture and Technology, 1850 – 2000”

The Global History of Material Culture and Technology, 1850 – 2000, research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Project leader: Professor Mikael Hård The Technical University of Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt), near Frankfurt, Germany, announces a two-year post-doctoral position, beginning 1 October 2020. We welcome applications from talented and diligent historians of all genders…
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New issue of HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology (14.1, June 2020) online

HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology is a peer-reviewed open access journal, available online, published in English by De Gruyter/Sciendo, as a result of a partnership between four Portuguese research units (CIUHCT, CIDEHUS, Institute for Social Sciences, and Institute of Contemporary History). TABLE OF CONTENTS OF VOLUME 14.1 Special issue “Standards: Taming Knowledge?”, with…
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ToE Newsletter June 2020

Read the latest issue of our newsletter: ToE Newsletter June 2020   [button text="Get our newsletters" link="https://5af3c5d5.sibforms.com/serve/MUIEAILGJosM5wFUkFi-U0UmL5ZBGlsWlz7jkNbftRW9nKQsXdYao5Ms9AEpJhL1IH98i3tjtk1nHAw_4n8xwasig_2IwGb5dRFXuJX0B1YEb1qFGJ214J0py-hKZ3wZzMOqkfmaY9W8itraKjY3DKfLkQ1bQ4Bg2ECbHggk2HlaTNZWOKrbZ_n0_eQ8TW9GO6Ip-Ecxo17M0v1_" style="primary" size="mini" target="_blank" display="inline" icon="no"]    
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PostDoc position at TU Berlin (5 years)

Research Assistant (PostDoc) - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 2nd qualification period (Habilitation) Fakultät I – Institut für Philosophie, Literatur-, Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte / FG Technikgeschichte Reference number: I-291/20 (starting at 01/10/20 / for max. 5 years / part-time employment may be possible) Closing date for applications 03/07/2020. Working field: Cooperation in the…
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CfP, 4th Cycling Research Board Annual Meeting – “The Future, Past & Present, and Scale of Cycling”, 26-28 October 2020, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

“The Future, Past, Present, and Scale of Cycling” The Cycling Research Board (CRB) holds an annual meeting to share and discuss academic research on cycling. This year’s meeting, organized by Eindhoven University of Technology, is being paired with a Dutch cycling policy conference on Smart Cycling Futures. The CRB Annual Meeting actively seeks to bring…
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