Mercurians Prize in the history of communications technology

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August 19, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Communication, Film and Film History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Journalism and Media Studies

The Mercurians Prize honors the best article on some aspect of the history of communication technologies, defined broadly but dating at least 25 years before publication. The article must be written in English and have appeared in a peer-reviewed journal. To be eligible for the initial award in 2022, articles must have been published during the previous two calendar years: 2020-2021.

The nominations process is simple. Send PDFs of nominated articles and the authors' email addresses to by Friday, 19 August, before midnight (12:00 AM EDT, Saturday 20 August).

2022 Committee:

  • Jonathan Coopersmith, chair
  • Valérie Schafer
  • Mara Mills
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