The International Committee for the History of Technology, ICOHTEC, welcomes submissions for its new article prize, the Maurice Daumas Prize, which aims to encourage innovative and superbly written research in the history of technology. ICOHTEC 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 human history. There is no limitation as to theoretical or methodological approaches.
The Maurice Daumas Prize will be awarded to the best article submitted on the history of technology and published in a journal or edited volume in 2010 or 2011. Submissions are welcomed from junior and senior scholars of any country, and their focus can be the technological past of any part of the world.
Eligible for the prize are original articles published in any of the official ICOHTEC languages (English, French, German, Russian or Spanish). If the language of publication is not English, applicants should include a three-page English summary.
For theMaurice Daumas Prize 2012, please send your submission to each of the four Prize Committee members. Your submissionsmust be postmarked no later than 23 January 2012.
The submission should be accompanied by a CV and, if applicable, a list of publications. Applicants are free to add references or reviews of the work submitted. The winner will be contacted in mid-June 2012.
The prize will be awarded at our 39th Symposium, 10–14 July 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. The winner will receive a cash prize of Euro 500 as well as a travel grant of Euro 300 (if needed) to attend the ICOHTEC Symposium of 2012.
Send a complete application by regular mail or electronically as a pdf-file attachmentto each of the following Article Prize Committee members:
Anna Storm, Postdoctoral researcher (Chair)
Centre for Baltic and East European StudiesSödertörn University
SE-141 89 Huddinge/Stockholm
Sweden E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Butrica, Dr.
Research Historians Group
5225 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 USA
Martina Hessler, Prof.
Department of History
Helmut Schmidt University
D-22039 Hamburg Germany
Pierre Lamard, Prof.
L’Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard (UTBM)
F-90010 Belfort CEDEX France