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Blogpost: The 8th Tensions of Europe, Athens 2017

Blog-post by Julia Erol, Germany/ Norway This year I attended the Tensions of Europe for the first time. I came to Athens because I was interested in the research that could be combined under the work theme: “across borders“. Clearly, this short blog post is not meant to fully summarize the conference, but describe some…
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Johan Schot Receives Honorary Degree in Lisbon. Accolade for History of Technology

Johan Schot was awarded an honorary degree by the New University of Lisbon (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) for his work in the discipline, History of Technology. He is the first in the country to receive an ‘honoris causa’ within the field. The honorary degree was presented at a special ceremony on 21 March, and recognized Johan Schot’s influential, wide-ranging and…
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SHOT Annual Meeting – Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA) 26-29 October 2017

Call for Papers and Sessions   The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) is an interdisciplinary and international organization concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes but also with technology in history and society. We explore the production, circulation, appropriation, maintenance and abandonment of technology under specific historical circumstances. And…
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Europeans Globalizing: Mapping, Exploiting, Exchanging

6th volume Making Europe published by Maria Paula Diogo and Dirk van Laak Published September 2016 Technology was key to European colonialism. The 6th volume of Making Europe has been published. The book Europeans Globalizing: Mapping, Exploiting, Exchanging is written by Maria Paula Diogo and Dirk van Laak. The book reveals how, via technology, Europeans…
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