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Entries from October 2009

CFP Reminder: Reusing the Industrial Past – ICOHTEC/TICCIH Joint Conference 2010

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments

ICOHTEC & TICCIH Joint Conference 2010 Reusing the Industrial Past Tampere, Finland 10–15 August 2010 A Joint Conference between the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) and The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage (TICCIH). The International Association of the Labour Museums (WORKLAB) is a minor partner in the conference. […]

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Envirotech poster

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Here is a copy of the gorgeous Envirotech poster that Ann Greene had made for the SHOT meeting in Pittsburgh. Download pdf file (5.8 MB)

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New exhibit – Edward Burtynsky: Oil

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Rebecca Pinkus sent the following message: Canadian industrial landscape photographer Edward Burtynsky’s newest project, “Oil” has recently opened at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, along with several related gallery shows in Amsterdam, New York, and Toronto. The Corcoran exhibit is on through mid-December, after which it will travel through 2011. I was […]

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2010 ICOHTEC Prize for Young Scholars

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments

The ICOHTEC-Prize is sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 3,000 Euro. ICOHTEC, the International Committee for the History of Technology, is interested in the history of technology focusing on technological development as well as its relationship to science, society, economy, culture and the environment. The history of technology covers all periods of […]

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Two Surprises (to me) in “New Directions” Envirotech Session at SHOT 2009

October 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Very briefly (in a tweet or so) the six projects discussed involved the following: the architecture and politics of solar power homes (Daniel Barber); the engineering of a forest to influence climate-scale dynamics (Robert Gardner); designer drugs that are complicating the notion of clinical tests (Shera Moxley); food production and consumption (Nic Mink); sensing and […]

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Envirotech Prize 2010 Call for Submittals

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Envirotech invites submissions for the Envirotech Prize for Best Article on the Inter play between Technology and the Environment.  The Envirotech Prize recognizes the best article published in either a journal or article collection on the relationship between technology and the environment in history.  The prize committee is particularly seeking innovative publications that explore new […]

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