2015 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

The CSTHA is pleased to announce the first winner of the Jarrell Prize for the best article published in Scientia Canadensis. Dr. Eda Kranakis, professor of history at the University of Ottawa, received the award for her article “Peak Oil Theory in Canada’s Globe and Mail: A Case Study of the Construction of Ignorance.”   … Continue reading 2015 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

Scientia Canadensis v37 n1-2 online

Hello CSTHA-AHSTC members, The most recent issue of Scientia Canadensis, volume 37 number 1-2, is now available online at Erudit. Here is the official link http://www.erudit.org/revue/scientia/2014/v37/n1-2/index.html  for those with access via institutional subscriptions. We are working on providing access for individual members. Here's what you can look forward too: Mahdi Khelfaoui (Guest Editor), Introduction: Énergie … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v37 n1-2 online

2015 Conference Call/Appel

Greetings Colleagues, I'm pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the CSTHA's 19th Biennial Conference, which is to take place this November. The theme for the conference is "Science and Technology Across Borders". Proposals are due by 30 June 2015. For further information please visit: https://cstha-ahstc.ca/conference-colloque-2015/ **Please disseminate widely** Warm regards, Dorotea ********************************** Je … Continue reading 2015 Conference Call/Appel

Call for Applications: CSTHA-AHSTC Editor-Redacteur Scientia Canadensis

La version française apparaît ci-dessous Call for Applications - Editor, Scientia Canadensis Deadline: 31 July 2014. (Download Call for Applications Editor-Redacteur Scientia Canadensis.doc) The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association / Association pour l’histoire de la science et de la technologie seeks applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the journal Scientia Canadensis beginning with … Continue reading Call for Applications: CSTHA-AHSTC Editor-Redacteur Scientia Canadensis

Scientia Canadensis: CFP: Energy and Society

Please find attached to this message a call for papers for an upcoming special issue of Scientia Candensis. This special issue under the topic ''Energy and Society in Canada'' is scheduled to appear in the winter of 2015. All the relevant information (topics, format, due dates, contacts, etc) can be found is the call for papers. For any additional … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis: CFP: Energy and Society

In Memory of a Discipline Builder: Richard Adrian Jarrell (1946–2013)

By Yves Gingras All historians of Canadian science, technology and medicine, as well as sociologists and others interested in these fields, could only be surprised and shocked upon learning that Richard Adrian Jarrell died suddenly on 28 December 2013. Born in the United States on 29 August 1946, Richard was only 67 and still full … Continue reading In Memory of a Discipline Builder: Richard Adrian Jarrell (1946–2013)

Conference: Materiality: Objects and Idioms in Historical Studies of Science and Technology

CSTHA members may be interested in the following annoucement: Registration is now open for Materiality: Objects and Idioms in Historical Studies of Science and Technology. Please visit the conference website here. It will be updated with exhibit information in the coming weeks. Spaces are very limited, so register soon if you're planning to attend. The Conference will be preceded … Continue reading Conference: Materiality: Objects and Idioms in Historical Studies of Science and Technology

CSTHA-AHSTC Call for Papers / Appel de communications XVIII colloque / conference

Updated: 2013 June 12: Updated Call/Appel: CSTHA-AHSTC @ UQAM 2013 (PDF) CALL FOR PAPERS and POSTERS cstha-ahstc xviii conference / colloque Nov. 1-3, 2013, UQAM, Montreal ENERGY AND SOCIETY An Energy Rich Canada in an Energy Hungry World La version française apparaît ci-dessous Deadline: 31 August, 2013 Extended: 20 September 2013 The Conference Program Committee invites … Continue reading CSTHA-AHSTC Call for Papers / Appel de communications XVIII colloque / conference

Reminder: Register for the CSTHA-AHSTC 2011 Conference-Colloque

The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association biennial conference opens on 18 November 2011 at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. To celebrate the International Year of Forests, the conference keynote address will be given by Dr. Graeme Wynn, University of British Columbia, a leading expert on forests. The conference will feature over … Continue reading Reminder: Register for the CSTHA-AHSTC 2011 Conference-Colloque