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Two postdoctoral fellowships in ERC project “Living with Radiation” (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg has two vacant postdoctoral positions (24 months each , full-time 100%) in the European Research Council-funded project Living with Radiation: The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency in the History of Radiation Protection (HRP-IAEA), headed by Professor Maria Rentetzi. The two scholars will carry out research on the history of standardization and the…
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PhD position in History of Technology – Institute of History, Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

A PhD position in history is available at the Institute of History, Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland). The position is for 4 years, renewable for an extra year. The successful candidate will be a teaching and research assistant to Prof. Gianenrico Bernasconi. The PhD student is expected to complete a…
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Call for Participants – ToE Summer School 2022

Tensions of Europe Pre-conference Summer School for Early Career Scholars for the 10th Tensions of Europe Conference: Technology, Environment and Resources Young scholars in the history of technology: surviving and thriving in academia Time and Place: 27-28 June, Aarhus, Denmark Contact person: Anna Petrova, Higher School of Economics University, St Petersburg, Russia annaaleksandrovna.petrova[at]yandex.ru Motivation This…
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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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