Creating the Electric Tree Pt. 3: Conflict and Compromise

Part 3 Creating the Electric Tree: Conflict and Compromise By Michael Feagan Historians of the telephone have often pointed out the social significance of public reactions to the overcrowding of poles and wires in late nineteenth-century cities. One of the first Canadian historians to recognize social conflict over poles and wires was Robert Collins, who … Continue reading Creating the Electric Tree Pt. 3: Conflict and Compromise

Scientia Canadensis v. 43 n. 1

The latest number of Scientia Canadensis (43, no. 1) is now available on Erudit. Articles include: Jennifer J. Connor, "An Author’s Delusion in Victorian Canada: Richard Maurice Bucke and Transnational Publishing of Popular Science." J. T. H. Connor, "Bibliographic Ghostbusting: The Evanescent Life and Spirited Times of the Canadian Journal of Homoeopathy (1856-57)." Raphaël Pelletier, … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v. 43 n. 1

Triple M and the MacTutor Project

Triple M and the MacTutor Project: Joint CSHPM/BSHM/HOMSIGMAA Conference, July 12-15, 2021 First Posted on Friday, July 2, 2021 / Yom Shishi, 22 Tammuz, 5781 By: David Orenstein Back on October 23, 2020, I debated Michael Barany, https://cstha-ahstc.ca/2020/10/23/discovering-the-canadian-international-scientific-congresses/, from the British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM) as part of the ongoing On-line Colloquia … Continue reading Triple M and the MacTutor Project

History of Geosciences in Canada – Histoire des Géosciences au Canada

SS-26 History of Geosciences in Canada / Histoire des Géosciences au Canada Convenors / Organisateurs: David Orenstein (Toronto DSB), Raphaël Pelletier (UQAM & CIRST), Matthew Wiseman (St. Jerome’s College, University of Waterloo) Le Canada occupe depuis longtemps une place importante dans le champ des sciences de la terre. De même, nous pourrions également postuler que … Continue reading History of Geosciences in Canada – Histoire des Géosciences au Canada

CFP: CSTHA Virtual Conference 4-7 November 2021

Call for Papers: Science, Technology, and History in Times of Crisis CSTHA Virtual Conference 4-7 November 2021 Deadline for proposals: 15 August 2021 Please click here to download this notice as a PDF: CSTHA 2021 We invite scholars and researchers to the biennial conference of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association to explore the … Continue reading CFP: CSTHA Virtual Conference 4-7 November 2021

History of Geosciences in Canada, Nov. 2021

SS-26 History of Geosciences in Canada Convenors: David Orenstein (Toronto DSB), Raphaël Pelletier (UQAM & CIRST), Matthew Wiseman (St. Jerome’s College, University of Waterloo) The Geosciences in Canada have long been a major part of the Geosciences internationally and a leading component of our nation's scientific community. As early as 1913 Canada hosted an International … Continue reading History of Geosciences in Canada, Nov. 2021