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Symposium on The History of Technology: Past, Present, and Future June 7-8, 2024

June 8

Friday, June 07, 2024 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday, June 08, 2024 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wong Auditorium, E51-115
70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142

The MIT Program in Science, Technology, and Society will host an exploratory symposium on “The History of Technology: Past, Present, and Future.”

Over twenty scholars will make brief presentations about their view of the field and what they consider needs and opportunities for its future development.

Ranging from distinguished senior scholars to recently minted Ph.D.’s, the participants promise to bring fresh perspectives to the history of technology as an academic discipline. The time is ripe to take stock of the field, assess where it currently stands, and ask what next steps might be taken to advance it further.

The symposium is free and open to the public.

If you wish to attend, please rsvp to:  jspitzer@mit.edu




June 8


Judy Spitzer


E51 – Wong Auditorium
2 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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