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We are shortlisted for a SSHRC Partnership Impact Award!

Date: 
Thu., Sep. 11, 2014, 2:00pm

We are shortlisted for a SSHRC Partnership Impact Award!

Congratulations to the whole Cluster team across Canada for the highly prestigious nomination!

Results will be announced in Ottawa Nov. 3.

Read about it here.

And on the SSHRC site here.

L'Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) a-t-elle une politique scientifique?

Date: 
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 12:30pm
Emilien Schultz, Laboratoire GEMASS, Université Paris Sorbonne

Emilien Schultz, Laboratoire GEMASS, Université Paris Sorbonne
L'Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) a-t-elle une politique scientifique?
Commentateurs: Yves Gingras (Histoire, UQAM) et une autre personne à confirmer

vendredi
24 octobre 2014
salle N-8550

Science and Warfare – Panel discussion

Network Node: 
Date: 
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 12:00pm
With Shauna Devine (Western University), Andrew Ede (University of Alberta) and Susan Smith (University of Alberta)

Science and Warfare – Panel discussion
Friday October 24th, 12pm
Tory Building 2-58, University of Alberta
With Shauna Devine (Western University), Andrew Ede (University of Alberta) and Susan Smith (University of Alberta).

Centuries of dialogue: Asia and the West lecture series

Network Node: 
Date: 
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014, 7:00pm - Thu., Nov. 20, 2014, 7:00pm
Sept. 11-Nov 20: Public international public lecture series. Next - Ames, "Confucian China in a Changing World Cultural Order"

Centuries of dialogue: Asia and the West lecture series
University of King's College
Fall 2014

See full public lecture listings here!

Course Description

How the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) Shaped Modern Medicine

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Date: 
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014, 3:30pm
Shauna Devine, historian of Civil War and American medicine at Western University.

How the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) Shaped Modern Medicine
Shauna Devine ( Western University)
Thursday October 23rd,  3.30PM
HUMANITIES CENTRE L-2, University of Alberta

The Maritimes Birth of Creation Science

Network Node: 
Date: 
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014, 7:30pm
A talk by Ronald Numbers, Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

The Maritimes Birth of 'Creation Science'
Tuesday, Oct 21st at 7:30pm
Alumni Hall, University of King’s College
Ronald Numbers,  Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. 

Finding Equilibrium (Princeton University Press, 2014)

Date: 
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014, 12:30pm
Till Düppe, Sciences économiques, UQAM et E. Roy Weintraub, Economics, Duke University

Till Düppe, Sciences économiques, UQAM et E. Roy Weintraub, Economics, Duke University
Discussion autour de leur livre Finding Equilibrium (Princeton University Press, 2014) 
Commentateurs: Robert Leonard (Sciences économiques, UQAM) et Yves Gingras (Histoire, UQAM)
vendredi

17 octobre 2014
salle N-8550

Social Science, Ideology, and Public Policy in the United States, 1961 to the Present

Network Node: 
Date: 
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014, 8:30am - Sun., Oct. 19, 2014, 5:00pm
Workshop Oct. 17-19 2014.

Social Science, Ideology, and Public Policy in the United States, 1961 to the Present
Oct. 17-19 2014
York University

The York Node is please to help support this workshop in-kind.

DESCRIPTION:

Erasures and Fabulations

Network Node: 
Date: 
Fri., Oct. 10, 2014, 4:00pm
Pt 1 of the Activating Evidence Technoscience Salon

Erasures and Fabulations
Pt 1 of Activating Evidence Technoscience Salon
ARTSCAPE YOUNGPLACE, 180 Shaw Street, 4-6 p.m.

Watch Live Th. Oct. 2: Rewriting the History of Science and Philosophy in Late Colonial India

Network Node: 
Date: 
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014, 7:00pm

WATCH LIVE ONLINE!
Rewriting the History of Science and Philosophy in Late Colonial India

Dhruv Raina, Professor at the Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Thursday, Oct. 2, 7pm Atlantic (6pm ET)
KTS Lecture Hall, 2nd Floor, New Academic Building,
University of King’s College, Halifax, NS
Free public event

Calgary Summit of Philosophers of Science

Network Node: 
Date: 
Fri., Sep. 26, 2014, 8:30am - Sat., Sep. 27, 2014, 5:00pm
Philosophers of biology throughout Canada will meet at the University of Calgary to discuss future directions for the field.

Calgary Summit of Philosophers of Science
Future Approaches for Philosophy of Biology
September 26-27, 2014

For full information, click here.

The Alberta Node is pleased to support student employment for the event.

New Cosmopolitanism and the Local in Science and Nature partnership!

Network Node: 
Date: 
Thu., Sep. 18, 2014, 1:45pm
CosmoLocal.org is a new Partnership Development Grant between Canada, India and Southeast Asia

Cosmopolitanism and the Local in Science and Nature
www.CosmoLocal.org

Situating Science has helped launch a three year project that will establish a research network on “Cosmopolitanism” in science. It closely examines the actual types of negotiations that go into the making of science and its culture within an increasingly globalized landscape. This partnership is both about “cosmopolitanism and the local” and is, at the same time, cosmopolitan and local.

Fall Newsletter is Now Available!

Network Node: 
Date: 
Thu., Sep. 11, 2014, 2:00pm
Read all about it! New partnerships, new events, new news!

Situating Science Fall Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter here.

Bouchard new $1.5 million Chair in philosophy at Universite de Montreal

Date: 
Sat., Sep. 6, 2014, 2:15pm
An anonymous donor has provided the University of Montreal with 1.5 million dollars to fund the Aesop Chair in Philosophy. It’s first holder is philosopher of science Frédéric Bouchard.

An anonymous donor has provided the University of Montreal with 1.5 million dollars (Canadian) to fund the Aesop Chair in Philosophy. It’s first holder is philosopher of science Frédéric Bouchard.

Read the Daily Nous article here.

Discussion autour de son livre Controverses

Date: 
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014, 12:30pm
Gingras speaks on his book Controverses

Yves Gingras, Histoire, UQAM
Discussion autour de son livre Controverses (CNRS, 2014)
Commentateurs: Jean-Guy Prévost (Science politique, UQAM) et Vincent Guillin (Philosophie, UQAM)
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5 septembre 2014
salle N-8550