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Calls for Papers

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Between the Local and the Global: Connection, Sharing, and Entanglement in the History of Technoscience

Deadline: February 10 2018

This track solicits contributions focused on the historical critique of diffusionist models of technoscience which represent innovations as originating in a single centre and diffusing in a one-way relationship to centres outside of the centre. Postcolonial critiques of diffusionist ...

The Nuclear Origins of the Anthropocene

August 12 2018 to August 15 2018 | Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: January 30 2018

For this year's Pan-European Conference on International Relations Abstracts of 200 words should be sent to
*Rens van Munster ( )*
At a time when human disturbances threaten the liveability of the planet, the concept of the Anthropocene has captured the popular and

NSF Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) program solicitation

Deadline: January 30 2018

The goal of the NSF Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) program solicitation is to accelerate the creation of the scientific and engineering foundations that will enable smart and connected communities to bring about new levels of economic opportunity and growth, safety and security, health ...

Governance in the History of Computing

Deadline: January 26 2018

The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing invites submissions for a special issue titled “Governance in the History of Computing.” Edited by Gerardo Con Diaz (University of California, Davis), this special issue will showcase how formal and informal forms of governance (from law and policy ...

Call for Papers: Tapuya, the new Latin American Science, Technology and Society

Tapuya, the new Latin American Science, Technology and Society journal, has a number of call for papers open on different topics. I would like to draw your attention to the special issue I´m co-editing with Claudia Magallanes Blanco on Indigenous Knowledges and Technologies. Please find further ...

Lecturer or Assistant Professor (General Faculty) Department of Engineering and Society, UVa

Deadline: October 27 2017

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science ( is seeking a candidate to teach undergraduate courses in science, technology, & society for the Spring 2018 semester. The Search Committee will begin ...

World War I and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council:  A Research Competition

Deadline: November 30 2017

The National Academy of Sciences is a private tax-exempt corporation that provides expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine. ...

CFP: Science Studies and the Blue Humanities.

Deadline: February 01 2018

Configurations, the journal of SLSA (The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts) is seeking submissions for a special issue on Science Studies and the Blue Humanities, edited by Stacy Alaimo.

We are interested in essays, position papers, provocations, and artist statements that explore ...

”Data work in healthcare” Special issue of Health Informatics Journal

Deadline: October 01 2017

Full paper deadline: November 1st

Working with data has become increasingly become part of many healthcare professionals job and of patient-citizens’ life, and data work requires more time, new competences and skills, and leads to new functions and roles. A common phrase upon data and ...

Technologies of Frankenstein

March 07 2018 to March 09 2018 | Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA

Deadline: October 19 2017

The 200th anniversary year of the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: Or, The Modern Prometheus has drawn worldwide interest in revisiting the novel’s themes. What were those themes and what is their value to us in the early twenty-first century? Mary Shelley was rather vague as ...