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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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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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