The IHPST is excited that the History of Science Society Annual meeting will be held in Toronto this November 9-12, just as it was 50 years ago for the founding of the Institute.
Several members of the institute will be presenting at the meeting, including:
- Professor Mark Solovey, “Disciplining The Social Sciences During The Reagan Revolution”
- Graduate student Kristen Schranz, “Pneumatic Chemistry In The Making: The Writings Of James Keir And Pierre-joseph Macquer, 1766–1779”
- Professor Chen-Pang Yeang, and graduate students Jennifer Barton and Noah Stemeroff, “Tackling Wired Waves In Heinrich Hertz’s Electromagnetic Experiment: Theory, Materiality, And Exploratory Trial”
- Professor Rebecca Woods, “Arresting The Finger Of Time: Temporality, Mobility, And The Science Of Artificial Refrigeration, 1860-1900”
- Graduate student Oana Baboi, “Reporting On Exotic Materia Medica: The Portuguese Viceroy’s 1596 Report On Indian Medicinal Plants”
- Graduate student Jennifer Barton, “Hedging Your Epistemology And Hiding Your Metaphysics: Conceptions Of Prediction And Control In Early Earth System Science”
- Professor Emeritus Janis Langins, “The Bloody Poetry Of War In Clausewitz”
- Graduate student Jennifer Fraser, “The ‘forgotten’ Expedition: Chronicity, Sovereignty And The Search For Inuit Cancer, 1903-1960”
- Professor Lucia Dacome, Session Chair and Commentator: “Working and Knowing with Paper I: Paper Panopticism”
- Professor Emeritus Trevor Levere, Commentator: “Protean Matters”
- Professor Emerita Polly Winsor, Participant: “Roundtable: On Writing: Craft and Profession”
More details about the meeting are available on the HSS website.
Additionally, the Institute will be hosting an invitation-only reception for some of the delegates.