International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC)

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1968-08-27 Paris France


27 Aug 1968, Paris (France), at 12th International Conference for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Constitutes a Scientific Section within the Division of the History of Science and Technology (DHST) of C-XC2786 - International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST). Statutes amended: 22 Aug 1974; 1 Aug 1985; 24 Aug 1993; 17 Aug 2007; 26 Jul 2013. Registered Office moved to: Canada 1977; Britain 1981. Also referred to as International Committee for Co-operation in the History of Technology.


Establish close working relationships among specialists of different disciplines in order to foster international cooperation for the study and development of the history of technology; promote the study of appropriate historical subjects by establishing and extending scholarly bases and by contributing to the resolution of national or international problems; facilitate research and documentation for scholars in all countries by exchange of information and the creation of necessary material means.


2024-07-09 | Viña del Mar, Chile – ICOHTEC-SHOT Annual Meeting

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General Assembly (every 4 years); Executive Committee.


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GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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