Other: Node Workshops, Panels, Salons, etc.

Technoscience and Regulation Research Unit (TRRU)

Network Node: 

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/.

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

Calgary Summit of Philosophers of Science

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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.

Centuries of dialogue: Asia and the West lecture series

Network Node: 
Date: 
Thu., Sep. 11, 2014, 7:00pm - Thu., Nov. 20, 2014, 7:00pm
Sept. 11-Nov 20: Public international public lecture series cross-listed with the Contemporary Studies, Early Modern Studies and History of Science and Technology programmes

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

See public lecture listings here!

Course Description

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.

Dark Matters II: Science and the Cold War in a Decolonizing World

Date: 
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014, 8:30am - Sat., Sep. 6, 2014, 5:00pm
Sept 5+6: Workshop exploring the place of science and technology in international affairs amid the transformative pressures of both decolonization and the cold war.

Dark Matters II: Science and the Cold War in a Decolonizing World
Sept. 5-6 2014

The Frankfurt School: The Critique of Capitalist Culture

Date: 
Thu., Jul. 17, 2014, 8:30am - Sat., Jul. 19, 2014, 5:00pm
July 17-19: Free conference about the Marxist Frankfurt-based Institute for Social Research

The Frankfurt School: The Critique of Capitalist Culture
An Interdisciplinary Conference
July 17 – 19, 2014
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
Free.
Reserve a seat for the Conference:

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

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

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)

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

Following Chromosomes: Human Heredity in the Atomic Age

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Date: 
Tue., Apr. 1, 2014, 12:30pm - , 2:00pm
York: This year's seminar series exploring the entanglements between instruments and media in the investigation of organic worlds continues with Soraya de Chadarevian.

Following Chromosomes: Human Heredity in the Atomic Age   
York: Apr. 1, 2014 12:30

Speaker: Soraya de Chadarevian, UCLA
http://www.history.ucla.edu/people/faculty?lid=4296

Seminar Series details:

How to Work Together

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Date: 
Fri., Mar. 28, 2014, 11:30am
Teaching About Science pt. 7: The series concludes with a panel discussion about ways that different disciplines can join forces to improve the understanding and practice of science education.

Teaching About Science Part 7:

How to Work Together
March 28, 2014
11:30-12:15pm
Alumni Room, University Club, Dalhousie University
6259 Alumni Crescent
(off of South Street),
Halifax, NS