Past Events

Situating Science Summer School 2014

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Tue., Feb. 25, 2014, 11:30am
The FedCan SSH News Blog reports on our Summer School

From the FedCan Blog  - SSH News

Globalizing History and Philosophy of Science: Problems and Prospects

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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

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The Frankfurt School: The Critique of Capitalist Culture

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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.
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Situating Science Summer School 2014: Science in Human Contexts

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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)

From the ‘Bankruptcy of Science’ to the ‘Death of Evidence’: Science and its Value

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Thu., Apr. 10, 2014, 5:00pm
Stathis Psillos (Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, Western University) presents Part 6 in The Lives of Evidence national lecture series.

From the ‘Bankruptcy of Science’ to the ‘Death of Evidence’: Science and its Value
Stathis Psillos, Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, Western University
Thursday, April 10 2014, 5 PM

Critical Itineraries Technoscience Salon - Ontologies

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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

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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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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

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De l'exclusion à l'innovation théorique: le cas de l'éconophysique

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Tue., Apr. 1, 2014, 12:45am
Christophe Schinckus, University of Leicester

De l'exclusion à l'innovation théorique: le cas de l'éconophysique