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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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InsSciDE – Inventing a shared Science Diplomacy for Europe – is launched

InsSciDE is a project funded through the European Horizon 2020 framework, under the coordination of Professor Pascal Griset, Sorbonne Université. It was launched at the National Academy of Medicine (Académie nationale de médecine), on 26th January 2018. The European Commission calls for the development of effective science diplomacy for Europe. InsSciDE responds to this call…
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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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Historian Jan-Pieter Smits endowed professor of Quantification of Sustainability at Eindhoven University of Technology

Prof. Jan-Pieter Smits was appointed endowed professor of Quantification of Sustainability in the School of Innovation Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He delivered his inaugural lecture ‘Measuring what matters: a long-term view of sustainability’ January 26, 2018. Economic growth does not necessarily foster sustainable development. Jan-Pieter Smits examines which indicators are needed to…
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