The 45th ICOHTEC annual symposium entitled Technological drive from past to future? 50 years of ICOHTEC was adjourned at Saint-Étienne on 21 July.
The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize awards ceremony, held during the 19 July session, distinguished Lino Camprubí, PhD. in history and Max Planck Institute history of science researcher, for his study entitled Los ingenieros de Franco. Ciencia, catolicismo y Guerra Fría en el Estado franquista [Franco’s engineers: science, Catholicism and cold war during Franco’s rule].
Sponsored by Fundación Juanelo Turriano, this yearly prize is awarded to the author of the best PhD. thesis or monograph on the history of technology published in the preceding year.
The forthcoming edition will be announced in due time.