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.

McOuat interview in CSHPS newsletter

Network Node: 
Date: 
Wed., Nov. 19, 2014, 12:00pm
Gordon McOuat was interviewed for the fall edition of the CSHPS newsletter

Dr. McOuat was interviewed for the fall edition of the CSHPS Communique newsletter. Read the interview below.

Citizen Science

Network Node: 
Date: 
Fri., Nov. 14, 2014, 4:00pm
Pt 2 of the Activating Evidence Technoscience Salon

Friday November 14 :: Citizen Science
Pt 2 of the Activating Evidence Technoscience Salon
ARTSCAPE YOUNGPLACE, 180 Shaw Street, 4-6 p.m.

Lochlann Jain - Commodity Violence: Thinking Through Injury and Illness in the Age of Consumption

Date: 
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014, 5:00pm
Lochlann Jain, Stanford University on Commodity Violence: Thinking Through Injury and Illness in the Age of Consumption

Commodity Violence: Thinking Through Injury and Illness in the Age of Consumption

Lochlann Jain, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 5 PM in the Green College Coach House.

A part of the UBC STS lecture series

Poster here.

Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages Screening with Live Music

Network Node: 
Date: 
Sat., Nov. 1, 2014, 8:00pm
The 1922 silent science horror film by Benjamin Christensen to live music!

HAXAN: WITCHCRAFT THROUGH THE AGES
The 1922 silent science horror film by Benjamin Christensen to live music!
SAT . NOV. 1, 8PM
Alumni Hall, New Academic Building, University of King’s College,
6350 Coburg Rd. Halifax NS

Musicians:
Lukas Pearse, Tim Crofts, Jackson Fairfax-Perry, Rosanna Burrill

10$ suggested donation
All donations support the Centre for Art Tapes, celebrating their 35th anniversary

Watch: Celebrating Situating Science and CCSST

Date: 
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014, 9:00am
Watch: Why are humanities and social studies of science and technology important? What are scholars in Canada doing? What next?

In its last year, Situating Science is celebrating its successes and launching its next steps for promoting the network of experts in social sciences and humanities of science and technology.

We interviewed Cluster managers, students and others involved to reflect on the impact of Situating Science work.

They answer: Why are STS and HPS important? What are scholars in Canada doing? What next?

Watch 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).

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

Network Node: 
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.

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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.