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

CSTHA Support for #BlackLivesMatter

CSTHA Support for #BlackLivesMatter The CSTHA is a scholarly organization dedicated to the open dissemination of ideas and scholarship. We are also citizens deeply troubled by recent events of police brutality, but heartened by the free assembly and protest that confronts the systemic racism in our societies. We stand opposed to racism and authoritarianism. Support … Continue reading CSTHA Support for #BlackLivesMatter

Statement on the COVID-19 Crisis / Déclaration liée à la crise de la COVID-19

English version The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association’s Executive recognizes students enrolled in graduate programs across the country are petitioning their institutions to grant academic extensions and suspend summer tuition. As for many workers in different sectors of the Canadian society, the COVID-19 pandemic has serious implications for the well-being and academic progress of … Continue reading Statement on the COVID-19 Crisis / Déclaration liée à la crise de la COVID-19

CSTHA Summer Student Position

CSTHA Summer Student Contract June-August 2020 (pending budget approval May 25) CDN$710-819 per week Deadline for submission: Monday, May 18, 2020. Please submit a letter of interest and a CV. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide 2 references. The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association (CSTHA) is seeking a graduate student in history—preferably one … Continue reading CSTHA Summer Student Position