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Workshop: Spaces of Science

September 5th-6th, 2014

Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon


Day 1: September 5th

08:45

Peter Stoicheff

Dean, College of Arts and Science,
University of Saskatchewan

WELCOME

09:00

Lesley Cormack

University of Alberta

GLOBES ON SHIPBOARD: MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS AND THEIR EMBODIED USES, 16th – 17th CENTURY

09:30

Marie Thébaud-Sorger

Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Paris

EXPERIMENTS IN URBAN PLACES IN 18th CENTURY FRANCE AND ENGLAND: FROM PUBLIC PLACES TO PUBLIC SPHERE

10:00

Discussion

10:30

Break

Session 2

10:45

Alexi Baker

Cambridge University and the
Longitude Project

EARLY MODERN ‘SCIENCE’ AND TECHNOLOGY IN MOTION        

11:15

Simon Werrett

University College, London

MAKING A HOME FOR SCIENCE IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND

11:45

Discussion 

12:15

Lunch

Session 3

13:30

Victor Boantza

History of Science and Technology, University of Minnesota

MINERAL WATERS ACROSS THE CHANNEL: NATURAL HISTORY, MATTER THEORY, AND RESEARCH AGENDAS AT THE EARLY FRENCH ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY

14:00

Robert Smith

University of Alberta

THE 19th CENTURY OBSERVATORY AS LABORATORY

14:30

Discussion

15:00

Break

Session 4

15:15

Bruno Belhoste

CNRS, Paris Institut d'histoire moderne et contemporaine

THE LOCATIONS OF THE PARIS ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, 1750-1850

15:45

Jean-François Gauvin

Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University

SCIENCE MUSEUMS, HABITUS, AND THE GAMIFICATION OF TECHNE

16:15

Discussion 



Day 2:    September 6th

Session 5

09:00

Katharine Anderson

Science and Technology Studies,
York University, Toronto

A GLOBAL ATMOSPHERE: OCEANS AND METEOROLOGY IN THE INTER-WAR ERA

09:30

Christopher Phillips

Gallatin School of Individualized Study,
New York University

DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY FROM BATTLEFIELDS TO BLACKBOARDS

10:00

Discussion

10:30

Break

Session 6

10:45

Edward Larson

Pepperdine University,
University in Malibu, California

THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS AS A SPACE OF SCIENCE

11:15

Jeremy Vetter

Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona

SURVEYS, NETWORKS, STATIONS, AND QUARRIES: FIELD SCIENCE IN THE AMERICAN WEST DURING THE RAILROAD ERA

11:45

Discussion 

12:15

Lunch

Session 7
 Finding Spaces

13:30

Steven Shapin

Harvard University

BREAKFAST AT BUCK'S: INFORMALITY, INTIMACY, AND INNOVATION IN SILICON VALLEY

14:30

Discussion

14:45

Break

15:00

Gordon McOuat

 

Situating Science,
University of King’s College, Halifax

SUMMARY

 

 

18:00

Banquet at  “Bliss”

 

Organized by:

Larry Stewart, Department of History, University of Saskatchewan

and

Fedir Razumenko, PhD Candidate in History of Medicine and Science.

 


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