Call for proposals: Bitcoin and alternative technologies for thematic issue – HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology

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Call for Papers
September 29, 2017 to October 20, 2017
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Dear colleagues,

The editors of HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology are looking for proposals for a thematic issue to be published in 2019 (HoST volume 13). The volume should be prepared by a guest editor and include four research papers.

I would like to put together a issue of original historical research exploring the cultural and social dimensions of alternative technologies such as Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Tor.


Proposals should include the following items:

1.   Titles and abstract (300 words) of the research paper;

2.   Brief CV (300 words) of the author;


The contributors must be prepared to meet the following schedule:

- Abstract and CV : 20 October, 2017 

- Submission of complete research papers: 1 September, 2018

- Publication: September/October, 2019


Proposals will be subject to approval by the Editorial Board and the outcome will be known to the editors/authors by December 2017.

Contact Info: 

Enrico Beltramini

Notre Dame de Namur University

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