Past Events

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.

New Cosmopolitanism and the Local in Science and Nature partnership!

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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!

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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.

The Spaces of Science

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Date: 
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014, 9:00am - Sat., Sep. 6, 2014, 6:00pm
Sept. 5-6 2014: An international workshop exploring the spaces of science from the Renaissance to the 20th century.

The Spaces of Science Workshop
University of Saskatchewan
Sept. 5-6 2014

An international workshop exploring the spaces of science from the Renaissance to the 20th century. From ships to sillicon valley, experimental lakes to observatories.  

View program below.

Speakers:

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

Globalizing History and Philosophy of Science: Problems and Prospects

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Date: 
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014, 9:00am - Fri., Aug. 22, 2014, 5:00pm
August 21+22 2014: National University of Singapore workshop examining how and why globalizing the history of science generates intellectual and conceptual tensions.

Globalizing History and Philosophy of Science: Problems and Prospects
21 Aug 2014 - 22 Aug 2014
ARI Seminar Room
Tower Block Level 10, 469A Bukit Timah Road
National University of Singapore @ BTC

For more information, Click Here.

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

Place and Practice: Doing Science in and on the Ocean 1800-2012

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Date: 
Sat., Jun. 14, 2014, 9:00am - Tue., Jun. 17, 2014, 5:00pm
June 14-17 2014: International workshop exploring the place and practice of Oceanography

Place and Practice: Doing Science in and on the Ocean 1800-2012
University of King’s College, 6350 Coburg Rd., Halifax, NS
June 14-17, 2014

Hype in Halifax

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Date: 
Wed., Apr. 16, 2014, 6:30pm
Current Biology about the Hype in Science workshop in Halifax.

Hype in Halifax
Current Biology Vol 24 No 8
Article on the Hype in Science event in Halifax December 7, 2013 (In Documents section below)
 

Evidence: Wanted Dead or Alive

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Date: 
Wed., Apr. 16, 2014, 5:00pm - , 6:30pm
Stathis Psillos (CRC Philosophy of Science) concludes The Lives of Evidence national lecture series.

Evidence: Wanted, Dead or Alive
Stathis Psillos, Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, Western University
Wed. April 16 2014, 5 PM
Room 001, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, 75 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ont.
Free.
Reception to follow.

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

Those Who Have the Gold Make the Evidence: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Clinical Trials

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Date: 
Thu., Apr. 10, 2014, 7:00pm
Joel Lexchin (School of Health Policy and Management, York University) presents Part 5 of the Lives of Evidence national lecture series.

Those Who Have the Gold Make the Evidence:
The Pharmaceutical Industry and Clinical Trials

Joel Lexchin, Professor, School of Health Policy and Management, York University
Thursday, April 10 2014, 7pm
Room 2130, David Chu Centre, Western Student Services Building, Western University, 1151 Richmond St., London, ON.

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)