Other: Node Workshops, Panels, Salons, etc.

Technoscience and Regulation Research Unit (TRRU)

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hosts a bimonthly “Science Studies of Vaccines Reading Group.” Contact TRRU for details and readings at trru@dal.ca.

Technoscience Salon

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This is an open forum for interdisciplinary and playful intellectual exchange on questions of science, technology and biomedicine. The Salon is organized around a monthly theme and meets on the 10th floor of the Jackman Humanities Institute in Toronto. See their line-up at http://technosalon.wordpress.com/.

Prosocial attitudes and patterns of academic entrepreneurship

Date: 
Fri., Apr. 11, 2014, 12:30pm - , 2:00pm
Mark Freel, École de gestion TELFER, Université d'Ottawa

Prosocial attitudes and patterns of academic entrepreneurship

Critical Itineraries Technoscience Salon - Ontologies

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Date: 
Fri., Apr. 4, 2014, 4:30pm
Paul Nadasdy (Cornell University) and Keiichi Omura (Osaka University) speak about ontologies for the Critical Itineraries Technoscience Salon

Event :: ONTOLOGIES


Speakers :: Paul Nadasdy (Cornell University), Keiichi  Omura (Osaka University)


Discussants :: Mark Vardy (Queen’s University), Petra Hroch (University of Alberta)

Technologies of Trauma: Assessing Wounds and Joining Bones in Late Imperial China

Date: 
Thu., Apr. 3, 2014, 5:00pm - , 6:30pm
Yu Li Wu (Research Centre for East Asian Sciences and Traditions in Medicine, University of Westminster) presents as part of the UBC STS series

Technologies of Trauma: Assessing Wounds and Joining Bones in Late Imperial China
YI-LI WU, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR EAST ASIAN SCIENCES AND TRADITIONS IN MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER
Thurs. April 3, 2014, 5PM
Green College, Coach House, UBC

Alter Life: Biology + Technology + Art?

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Date: 
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014, 7:30pm - , 9:00pm
Technoscience Salon in Windsor with the Incubator Lab

INCUBATOR Lab welcomes the Technoscience Salon to Windsor! Join us for a round table discussion, fun and prizes with theorists and artists!

Alter Life: Biology + Technology + Art?
Thursday, March 27, 2014
7:30 - 10:00 pm
Villians Beastro
256 Pelissier Street, Windsor

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Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change

Date: 
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014, 4:00pm
Matthew Nisbet (School of Communication at American University) presents as part of the UBC STS series

Professor Matthew Nisbet of the School of Communication at American University will present "Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change" on Thursday, March 27 from 4:00-5:30 pm in Buchanan Tower 1197.

The Index Card as Thinking Machine: Media, Memory and Writing in Hans Blumenberg

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Date: 
Thu., Feb. 6, 2014, 5:30pm
Cornelius Borck (Lübeck)

The Index Card as Thinking Machine: Media, Memory and Writing in Hans Blumenberg
Thursday, 6 February 2014, 5:30pm: Arts West W-215
Cornelius Borck (Lübeck)

Co-sponsored with the department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill,

Time on Device: Slot Machine Design and the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling

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Date: 
Thu., Apr. 10, 2014, 5:30pm
Natasha Schull (MIT)

Time on Device: Slot Machine Design and the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling
Natasha Schull (MIT)
Thursday, 10 April 2014, 5:30pm (jeu 10 avril, 17h30): McGill, Arts West W-215


(co-sponsored with the department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill)

Body to Body: The Dermatological Wax Moulage as Indexical Image

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Date: 
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014, 5:30pm
Mechthild Fend (UCL)

Body to Body: The Dermatological Wax Moulage as Indexical Image
Mechthild Fend (UCL)
Thursday, 27 March 2014, 5:30pm (jeu 27 mars, 17h30): McGill, Arts West W-215

Gaia, Anthropology and the Law

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Date: 
Fri., Mar. 21, 2014, 4:00pm
Bruno Latour (Sciences-Po, Paris) speaks on issues related to Facing Gaia, Six Lectures on the Political Theology of Nature.

Gaia, Anthropology and the Law
Bruno Latour (Sciences-Po, Paris)
Friday, 21 March 2014, 4pm (ven 21 mars, 16h): Moot Court (Law building, 3644 r Peel, room 100)


Sponsored by McGill Faculty of Law's Pearson chair, and McGill's department of anthropology
Link:
http://www.mcgill.ca/law/node/4477

After IVF: Is the Future of Reproduction Technological?

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Date: 
Thu., Mar. 20, 2014, 3:00pm
Sarah Franklin (Cambridge) discusses reproduction technologies.

After IVF: Is the Future of Reproduction Technological?
Sarah Franklin (Cambridge)
Thursday, 20 March 2014, 3:00pm (jeu 20 mars, 15h)
3647 rue Peel, Don Bates Room (room 101)


Co-sponsored with the department of Social Studies of Medicine, and the Institute for
Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, McGill

Situating Science Summer School 2014: Science in Human Contexts

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Date: 
Sun., Jun. 22, 2014, 9:00am - Thu., Jun. 26, 2014, 5:00pm
June 22-26, 2014: A 5-day summer school that will provide advanced training in the fields of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) and Science and Technology Studies (STS) near Kingston, Ontario.

Siutating Science Summer School 2014: Science in Human Contexts
June 22-26 2014
Elbow Lake Nature Conservancy of Canada Reserve
Elbow Lake, Ontario, Canada

Malthus or Mutualism? A Reassessment of the Politics of Evolution in Victorian England

Date: 
Thu., Mar. 13, 2014, 5:00pm
Piers Hale (University of Oklahoma) speaks as part of the UBC STS series.

Malthus or Mutualism? A Reassessment of the Politics of Evolution in Victorian England
Piers Hale, Deparrment of History of Science, University of Oklahoma
Th. March 13 5pm
Coach House, Green College

Circulating Knowledge, Crossing Borders: A Roundtable

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Date: 
Sat., Mar. 8, 2014, 2:30pm - , 4:30pm
A roundtable for the SSHRC Imagine Canada's Future sessions

Circulating Knowledge, Crossing Borders: A Roundtable
March 8th, 2:30-4:00
Ondaatje auditorium, McCain building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Ave.
International Women's Day

A SSHRC Connecting Cultures event for Imagine Canada's Future