The ICOHTEC Symposium will be held in Russia. Organizer of the Symposium is the International Committee for the History of Technology, St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute and the Institute of the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Sessions and other events of the scientific and cultural program are held in St. Petersburg (August 21st-24th) and in Moscow (August 25th-26th).
International Committee for the History of Technology
Alexandre Herlea, President, Barton Hacker, Head of the Program Committee; Hans-Joachim Braun, Secretary-General; Vasily Borisov, Member of the Executive Committee, Supervisor of the 30th Symposium.
National Organizing Committee
Acad. J. Alferov (Chairman), Acad. Yu. Vasiliev (Chairman), Dr. V. Boronin (Vice-Chairman), Dr. B. Ivanov (Vice-Chairman), Dr. D. Arseniev, Dr. V. Korablev, Dr. V. Orel, Dr. V. Borisov, Dr. E. Movsumzade, E. Ivanova.
Call for Papers and Sessions
The ICOHTEC Program Committee welcomes proposals for individual PAPERS and SESSIONS for the 30th Symposium in Russia. You are welcome to organize sessions and / or present papers. Membership in ICOHTEC is not required. The general theme for the Symposium is Technology, Society and Nature in the History of Civilization. Sessions or papers on topics unconnected with the general theme are also possible.
Proposals for PAPERS should include:
400-words (maximum) abstract in English
short CV (1-page maximum)
Proposals for SESSIONS should include the following:
an abstract of the session (250 words maximum)
a list of the proposed session papers
abstracts for each paper (400 words maximum)
short CV (1-page maximum) for each author, plus a 1-page abstract of each papers and 1-page cv's of the authors.
ICOHTEC sessions customarily include a chairperson, but no separate commentator. Sessions should include a minimum of four speakers but may include several parts extending for several days.
Please send all proposals for SESSIONS and PAPERS to the Program Committee by Email:
Barton Hacker, Chair of the Program Committee. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Martine Duquesne. Email: email@example.com
Sue Horning. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Paula Diogo. Email: email@example.com
If Email is unavailable, proposals may be sent by fax to Dr. Hacker. Otherwise they may be sent via regular mail, postmarked by 1 March 2003, to the address below.
So far, the following sessions have been proposed, but proposals for additional sessions are encouraged:
TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBALIZATION. Session organizers: A. Herlea, e-mail: Alexandre.Herlea@wanadoo.fr, firstname.lastname@example.org and W. Weber, e-mail: Wolfhard.Weber@ruhr-uni-bochum.de
VIRTUAL TECHNICAL MUSEUMS. Session organizer: W. Weber, e-mail: Wolfhard.Weber@ruhr-uni-bochum.de
TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS (WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO RUSSIA). Session organizer: H.J. Braun, email: email@example.com
THE CHANGING NATURE OF ENGINEERING. Session organizer - M. C. Duffy, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
TECHNOLOGY'S ROLE IN THE HUMAN / NATURE RELATIONSHIP. Session organizer J. Williams, e-mail: email@example.com
HISTORICAL RELATIONS BETWEEN RUSSIA AND OTHER COUNTRIES IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER. Session organizer: V. Borisov, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
HISTORY AND METODOLOGY OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES. Session organizers: Gerhard Banse, e-mail: email@example.com; Vitali Gorokhov, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Boris Ivanov, e-mail: email@example.com
CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ;
THE COLD WAR, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY;
NATURE TRANSFORMATION PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS. The last three sessions were suggested by Paul Josephson firstname.lastname@example.org
The chairman of the program committee and the session organizers must receive all submissions by 1st March 2003. Information about acceptance of proposals will be given by 20 March 2003.
The conference language is English; there will be no simultaneous translation service.
XXX Symposium ICOHTEC 2003
International Relations Administration
Tel / Fax: /7/ (812) 247 2088
Participation fees -
With registration and payment before 1st May 2003 - $ 250.
With registration and payment after 1st May 2003 - $ 300.
The registration fee for participants includes the abstracts and other materials of the Symposium, the visa support, opening reception, railway transfer from St. Petersburg to Moscow, social and cultural programs.
Fees for accompanying individuals -
With registration and payment before 1st May 2003 - $ 180
With registration and payment after 1st May 2003 - $ 200
The fee for accompanying individuals includes the visa support, opening reception, railway transfer from St. Petersburg to Moscow, social and cultural programs.
The second circular will be sent in February 2003.
Barton Hacker (Smithsonian Institution)
150 12th Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002, USA
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