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.

Winter Newsletter is Now Available!

Date: 
Wed., Dec. 17, 2014, 9:00am
The latest on jobs, plans for a consortium, and more.

The Winter newsletter (December 2014) is now out. The latest on jobs, plans for a consortium, and more.

Read it all here.

Documentaire La nouvelle production de la connaissance - 20 ans après

Date: 
Thu., Dec. 11, 2014, 12:30pm - , 2:00pm
Camille Limoges, membre émérite du CIRST

Documentaire La nouvelle production de la connaissance - 20 ans après
avec Camille Limoges, membre émérite du CIRST
En collaboration avec l'ACFAS

jeudi
11 décembre 2014

Queering Evidence

Network Node: 
Date: 
Fri., Nov. 28, 2014, 4:00pm
Pt 3 of the Activating Evidence Technoscience Salon

Friday November 28 :: Queering Evidence

ARTSCAPE YOUNGPLACE, 180 Shaw Street, 4-6 p.m.

Pt 3 of the Activating Evidence Technoscience Salon

The Story of Big History

Date: 
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014, 4:00pm
Ian Hesketh (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for the History of European Discourses, University of Queensland) presenting a UBC STS talk

Ian Hesketh (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for the History of European Discourses, University of Queensland) will be speaking on:
"The Story of Big History"
Thursday, November 27th, 4:00-5:30pm in Buchanan Tower 1197.

The UBC Node is pleased to support this event.

Abstract:

Organismes, superorganismes et écosystèmes. Comment la philosophie peut-elle aider à comprendre l'individualité biologique

Date: 
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014, 12:30pm
Frédéric Bouchard, Philosophie, UdeM et Philippe Huneman, Histoire et philosophie des sciences, CNRS

Organismes, superorganismes et écosystèmes.
Comment la philosophie peut-elle aider à comprendre l'individualité biologique

Centuries of dialogue: Asia and the West lecture series

Network Node: 
Date: 
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014, 7:00pm - , 8:00pm
Sept. 11-Nov 20: Public international public lecture series. Next - Last lecture

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

See full public lecture listings here!

Course Description

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