1972 Field Excursion C-03, Pt. 1

Preparing for Another Cordillera Crossing: 1972 Field Excursion C-03 at Their Calgary, Alberta, Base Camp   2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology: The Excursions of the 1972 Montréal International Geological Congress (IGC) First posted Tuesday, August 30, 2022 / Yom shlishi, 3 Elul, 5782. Updated August 31, 2022. By David Orenstein, … Continue reading 1972 Field Excursion C-03, Pt. 1

CFP: Special issue of Scientia Canadensis on Military Technology

Call for Papers Special issue of Scientia Canadensis on Military Technology The twentieth century witnessed an unprecedented expansion of scientific research and technological development geared towards military ends. Chemists made their mark on warfare through the creation of poison gas and high explosives; engineers designed and improved tanks, submarines, and jet aircraft; and physicists produced … Continue reading CFP: Special issue of Scientia Canadensis on Military Technology

“I’m Here!” Peter Kropotkin Arrives in Montréal

“I’m Here!” Peter Kropotkin Arrives in Montréal 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Monday, August 8, 2022 / Yom sheni, 11 Av, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca On Sunday, August 8, 1897, Peter Kropotkin wrote to his friend Janes Mavor, in Toronto: “Sunday evening “Just … Continue reading “I’m Here!” Peter Kropotkin Arrives in Montréal

The First Cordillera Crossing: Field Excursion A 0X at the 1972 Montréal IGC

The First Cordillera Crossing: Field Excursion A 0X at the 1972 Montréal IGC 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, July 22, 2022 / Yom shishi, 23 Tammuz, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca Back on Canada Day I gave an overview of “the Field Excursions of … Continue reading The First Cordillera Crossing: Field Excursion A 0X at the 1972 Montréal IGC

Prince Peter Kropotkin, Anarchist Leader and Geographer

“I’m On My Way! That is, to the 1897 Toronto BAAS,” Prince Peter Kropotkin, Anarchist Leader and Geographer 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Thursday, July 21, 2022 / Yom chamishi, 22 Tammuz, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca One advantage to celebrating the anniversaries of … Continue reading Prince Peter Kropotkin, Anarchist Leader and Geographer

CFP: Emerging Scholars Writing Workshop, Nov. 2022

Call for Papers: Emerging Scholars Writing Workshop CSTHA Writing Workshop: 4-6 November 2022 Deadline for proposals: 22 August 2022 The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association (CSTHA) invites graduate students and early-career scholars to apply for the CSTHA’s in-person Writing Workshop. This workshop will be hosted at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum in Ottawa, … Continue reading CFP: Emerging Scholars Writing Workshop, Nov. 2022

Local Excursions of the 1897 Toronto BAAS

Local Excursions of the 1897 Toronto BAAS 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, July 15, 2022 / Yom shishi, 16 Tammuz, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca I recently posted the “Field Excursions of the 24th International Geological Congress, held in Montréal in 1972, … across … Continue reading Local Excursions of the 1897 Toronto BAAS

Happy Canada Day / Joyeux Fête du Canada 2022!

A Mare Ad Mare Ad Mare Usque ad Lacus! Happy Canada Day / Joyeux Fête du Canada 2022!   2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, July 1, 2022 / Yom shishi, 2 Tammuz, 5782. By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca Not too long after Canada Day / … Continue reading Happy Canada Day / Joyeux Fête du Canada 2022!

The 3 Circulars of the 1972 IGC in Montreal

Les 3 Circulaires du CGI de 1972 à Montréal / The 3 Circulars of the 1972 IGC in Montreal 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, June 24, 2022 / Yom shishi, 25 Sivan, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI Summer of 2022, Congress Anniversaries: As I mentioned … Continue reading The 3 Circulars of the 1972 IGC in Montreal

Comparing Australia and Canada at ACJS 2022

Comparing Australia and Canada at ACJS 2022 Also Accessing the Recordings at Both 2021 and ACJS Conferences   Congresses in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, June 10, 2022 / Yom shishi, 11 Sivan, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca Last week I attended another online conference, after having … Continue reading Comparing Australia and Canada at ACJS 2022