CSTHA XXII Biennial Conference Award Winners

The CSTHA recently held its XXII Biennial Conference during a virtual event on 5-6 November.  The event was a resounding success, and the CSTHA wishes to extend its sincere thanks and gratitude to keynote speaker Professor Scott Knowles as well as all the conference organizers, panel chairs, speakers and participants. This year, as part of … Continue reading CSTHA XXII Biennial Conference Award Winners

Ottawa’s Power: An Energy History of the National Capital Region

An Interactive Virtual Talk to Explore the True Nature of Ottawa’s Power Hosted by Bytown Museum - December 8, 2021 (7:00 - 8:00 pm ET) Please click here for more details and to register for this virtual event. In this interactive virtual talk, we will explore the energy history of Ottawa and the National Capital … Continue reading Ottawa’s Power: An Energy History of the National Capital Region

CSTHA XXII Biennial Conference 5-6 November/Novembre 2021

  We are pleased to announce that the program for the 2021 CSTHA conference, to be held virtually on 5-6 November/Novembre 2021, is now available. The conference theme is Science, Technology, and History in Times of Crisis / Science, technologie, et histoire en temps de crise, and we look forward to a virtual event that … Continue reading CSTHA XXII Biennial Conference 5-6 November/Novembre 2021

Lead Historian Contract Position – Defining Moments Canada (DMC)

Canada's leading heritage-education organization Defining Moments Canada (DMC) is currently searching for the position of 'Lead Historian' to help shape a national digital commemoration project honouring the 50th Anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Dr Gerhard Herzberg – to be known as 'Herzberg50'. This is a short-term contract position available from April 30th … Continue reading Lead Historian Contract Position – Defining Moments Canada (DMC)

Publication Notice: Jennifer Connor on Richard Maurice Bucke

Jennifer Connor's article on the publishing travails of renowned Canadian physician Richard Maurice Bucke is now available at https://www.erudit.org/fr/revues/scientia/2021-v43-n1-scientia05889/1075824ar/. "An Author's Delusion in Victorian Canada" examines Bucke's experience in the transnational world of scientific publishing in the late nineteenth century. This publication marks the second time that Scientia has published an article in advance of … Continue reading Publication Notice: Jennifer Connor on Richard Maurice Bucke

Postponement of Geology Conference and its History Session

The Pandemic Strikes Again: Postponement of Geology Conference and its History Session First posted Friday, January 22, 2021 /  Yom shishi, 9 Shevat, 5781 By David Orenstein I was notified last week that the Session on "The History of Geosciences in Canada", part of the GAC-MAC 2021 conference, has been postponed along with the entire … Continue reading Postponement of Geology Conference and its History Session

CFP: Building Interdisciplinary Bridges – Historians of Science and Geologists

First posted Friday, December 18, 2020 /  Yom shishi, 3 Tevet, 5781 By David Orenstein Here’s an opportunity for historians of Canadian Science and Technology to meet and work with the workers and students in a major and very successful field of Canadian Science: the Geosciences. The 2021 annual congress of the combined Geological Association … Continue reading CFP: Building Interdisciplinary Bridges – Historians of Science and Geologists

CSTHA Database Project / Le projet de base de données de l’AHSTC

CSTHA Database Project Theses and Dissertations in the field of history of science, technology, and medicine in Canada since 2000 Le projet de base de données de l’AHSTC Les thèses et mémoires en histoire des sciences, des technologies et de la médecine au Canada depuis 2000 The field of history of science, technology, and medicine is … Continue reading CSTHA Database Project / Le projet de base de données de l’AHSTC

Envirotech: At the Intersection of Technology and Nature in Canadian History

On Friday, July 17, 2020, at 11am (Eastern), Network in Canadian History & Environment (NiCHE) will be broadcasting a live stream video session called “Envirotech: At the Intersection of Technology and Nature in Canadian History.” This session was originally scheduled to take place at the 2020 annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association. It will … Continue reading Envirotech: At the Intersection of Technology and Nature in Canadian History

Hewton and Griffin Funding Awards to Support Archival Research in 2021

Hewton and Griffin Funding Awards to Support Archival Research in 2021 The Friends of the CAMH Archives (FoCA), dedicated to the history of Canadian psychiatry, mental health and addiction, have established two endowment funds. These endowments annually provide funding in memory of their late colleagues, Ms. E.M. (Lil) Hewton and Dr. J.D.M. (Jack) Griffin, OC. … Continue reading Hewton and Griffin Funding Awards to Support Archival Research in 2021