CFP: Artefacts Consortium, October 5-7

Call for Proposals Artefacts Consortium: ACCESS Ottawa, 5-7 October 2020 ARTEFACTS is an association of historians of science and technology, mostly in museums and academic institutions, who share the goal of promoting the use of objects in historical studies. See http://www.artefactsconsortium.org. The theme of the 25th meeting of the Artefacts Consortium is ACCESS. Access to … Continue reading CFP: Artefacts Consortium, October 5-7

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

2018-2019 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

On behalf of the CSTHA executive, we are happy to announce that Jennifer Hubbard is the recipient of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association's Jarrell Prize for 2018-2019. Dr. Hubbard's article, "The Global Repercussions of the 1947 Symposium on Fish Populations in Toronto: Scientific Networks and the Over-fishing Question," published in Scientia Canadensis, Volume … Continue reading 2018-2019 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

Scientia Canadensis v.41 n.1

The latest number of Scientia Canadensis (41, 1) is now available on Erudit. Articles include: Ann Shteir and Jacques Cayouette, "Collecting with “botanical friends”: Four Women in Colonial Quebec and Newfoundland." Jordan Richard Schoenherr, "Moral Economies and Codes of Conduct: the Social Organization of Canadian Experimental Psychology." Cindy Stelmackowich, "Cultivating Knowledge about Canadian Women Scientists … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v.41 n.1

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Janis Langins (1945-2019)

With sadness, I write to note the passing of Janis Langins, Emeritus Professor at the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto. Craig Fraser, a colleague at IHPST, has written a short notice at the IHPST website, and the Toronto Star has an obituary notice with information … Continue reading In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Janis Langins (1945-2019)

Scientia Canadensis v.40 n.1

  The latest number of Scientia Canadensis (40, 1) is now available -- a special issue on environment and technology co-edited by Daniel Macfarlane and William Knight. Contributors include Daniel Macfarlane and Andrew Watson; Blair Stein; Shannon Stunden Bower; and Jennifer Hubbard. David Theodore contributed a book-review essay and we have our regular roster of … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v.40 n.1

Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Scientia Canadensis

Deadline: until filled. 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. This is a volunteer position and the term is for five years. Scope of the Journal: Scientia Canadensis, CSTHA/AHSTC’s official journal, aims … Continue reading Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Scientia Canadensis