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Entries from January 2009

WITH Travel Award – A Call for “New Voices” in Technological History

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

The SHOT Special Interest Group Women in Technological History [WITH] announces its travel award for 2009. The purpose of the award is to encourage participation of “new voices” at the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technology [SHOT]. WITH invites applications from scholars presenting topics or perspectives underrepresented in SHOT as well […]

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SHOT question on Sunday sessions

January 16th, 2009 · No Comments

The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), which meets in Pittsburgh this October for its 2009 annual meeting, is trying an experiment.  SHOT wants to devote some Sunday morning slots to sessions and activities organized by special interest groups (SIGs) such as Envirotech. The SHOT program committee has reserved six rooms holding about fifty […]

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CFP: Seventh International Conference on the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M)

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Lucerne, Switzerland November 5–8, 2009 CALL FOR PAPERS – Energy and Innovation – The International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M) invites proposals for papers to be presented at its Seventh International Conference to be held at the Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (Swiss Museum of Transport), Lucerne, Switzerland from November 5th till […]

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The Sustainable Development Paradox

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

The January 2009 issue of the E-Journal of Solidarity, Sustainability, and Nonviolence has been posted.  As always, it is open access.  Simply click the following link: The Sustainable Development Paradox http://www.pelicanweb.org/solisustv05n01.html A series of articles on “dimensions of sustainable development” is being published.  The January 2009 issue shows the impossibility of integrating the social, economic, […]

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ASEH online ballots open

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Joy Parr reminds all envirotechies that the ASEH election ballots are now open at http://www.aseh.net/ The voting closes January 16, so all those of you who are ASEH members should head over there to vote.

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Histories of (un)natural disasters: knowledge, blame and defences

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Session CfP for the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2009, Manchester, UK, 26-28th August 2009 “Natural” disasters are just as social as they are natural. Their impact depends heavily on social issues such as vulnerability while the work done by society to mitigate their impact is obviously social. However, social aspects of “natural” disasters have often […]

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