Invitation for submissions: New online platform for the Society for the History of Technology


Technology’s Stories, SHOT’s site for open-access scholarship on the history of technology invites submissions for their newly designed site. Technology’s Stories aims to engage scholars, students, and the interested general public with the usable past-that is, with stories that can help us make sense of contemporary technological challenges and aspirations. Continue reading

Call for Proposals: Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Program – National Science Foundation

Deadline: September 18th 2018

This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of roughly half of the approximately 7000 currently used languages, this effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research. The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers. Due September 18, 2018. Continue reading

Call for Applications: Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study-Lorentz Center Theme Group

Deadline: March 18th 2018

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) and the Lorentz Center will be accepting applications for NIAS-Lorentz Theme Groups in late January 2018. Groups must have either three or five members, all of which will be awarded NIAS fellowships, providing … Continue reading

Call for Papers: The Mathematization of Natural Philosophy

Deadline: March 15th 2018

Journal of the Early Modern Studies is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the exploration of the interactions between philosophy, science and religion in Early Modern Europe. JEMS publishes high-quality articles reporting results of research in intellectual history, history of philosophy and history … Continue reading

Job Opportunity: Lecturer History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational History – Department of History at University of California, Berkeley

Deadline: March 9th 2018

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in the History of Science (broadly defined) and Quantitative/Computational History should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year. Continue reading

Linda Hall Library Fellowship Program for Science and Technology Historians

Deadline: January 19th 2018

The Linda Hall Library invites pre-and post-doctoral scholars of exceptional promise to apply for its 2018/19 fellowships in the history of science and related areas of science and technology studies. Fellowships, lasting anywhere from one week to a full academic … Continue reading

Call for Applications: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships at the Humanities Institute of The New York Botanical Garden

Deadline: January 18th 2018

The Humanities Institute is pleased to announce a Call for Fellows for 2018–19. Recipients are expected to be in residence at The New York Botanical Garden and to devote themselves full-time to their research projects. Continue reading

Call for Applications: Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study-Lorentz Center Workshops

Deadline: January 15th 2018

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) and the Lorentz Center is accepting applications for the NIAS-Lorentz Workshops (NLW) for research that bridges the divide between humanities/social sciences and the natural/technological sciences and the SSH Workshops, which only involves disciplines … Continue reading

Call for Applications: Columbia Population Research Center Visiting Scholars Program

Deadline: January 14th 2018

The CPRC welcomes visitors whose research fits into one or more of the primary research areas of the Center and who make a compelling case that their presence at the Center will advance their own scholarship as well as the scholarship of CPRC faculty, affiliates, and fellows. Due January 14, 2018. Continue reading

Call for Proposals: Precision Medicine and Society Program at Columbia University

Deadline: December 15th 2017

The Precision Medicine and Society (PM&S) Program at Columbia University seeks workshop and seminar proposals aimed at encouraging the Columbia community to explore the issues critical to realizing the potential benefits of precision medicine in an equitable fashion. Continue reading