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November 2018

Joint Colloquium With Astronomy Department

November 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cody Hall / Astronomy Building, 50 St. George Street
Toronto, Canada
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Please join us for our joint colloquium with the Astronomy Department. The event will take place in the Astronomy building, November 28, 3:00pm-4:00pm (details below).   "The UofT and J.S. Plaskett" - R. Peter Broughton Abstract: John Stanley Plaskett (1865-1941) did not show any interest in astronomy until 1903 when he embarked on a career that would blossom into one of the most illustrious of his time. By 1913, he convinced the Canadian government to fund the largest telescope in the… Continue Reading Joint Colloquium With Astronomy Department

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January 2019

Matthew Farish: Making ‘Man in the North’: Academic and Military Entanglements in Arctic Science, 1944-49

January 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada

Matthew Farish Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto In the brief period between the final months of World War II and the acceleration of the Cold War at the end of the 1940s, several new scientifically-focused agencies, often working in concert, began to steer the study of northern North America and the broader perception of the region in much of Canada and the United States. Focused on two of these agencies, the bi-national Arctic Institute of North America… Continue Reading Matthew Farish: Making ‘Man in the North’: Academic and Military Entanglements in Arctic Science, 1944-49

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February 2019

Colloquium: Stephanie Dick

February 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada
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March 2019

Colloquium: Gillian Barker

March 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada
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May 2019

Colloquium: Peter Galison

May 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The HPS Colloquium series is a formal event open to all faculty and students interested in the history and philosophy of science and technology. Colloquia usually take place on Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. and are usually held in Old Victoria University Building.  Please consult information about date, time, and room location for each colloquia separately. For information call 416-978-5397 or email: ihpst.info@utoronto.ca.

If you have an accessibility or accommodation need for this event, please e-mail Denise Horsley directly at denise.horsley@utoronto.ca to make appropriate arrangements.