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Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science

Société canadienne d'histoire et de philosophie des sciences


CSHPS/SCHPS is a Canadian forum bringing together historians, philosophers, sociologists, and a wide range of interdisciplinary scholars interested in exploring all aspects of science, past and present. Its newsletter is the Communiqué and its annual conference takes place within the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Join CSHPS or Renew Your Membership

CSHPS membership is open to anyone with an interest in the history and philosophy of the sciences and costs CAN $40 per year ($25 for students and retirees).

1) Join or Renew Your Membership Online, or

2) Print out and complete the membership form, then send it to:

Dr. Conor Burns
CSHPS Secretary-Treasurer
Department of History
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3

Benefits of membership

  • Members receive Communiqué, which is the newsletter of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS). The newsletter is published three times a year and provides CSHPS members with information about the activities of the Society and its members. Contributions are solicited from all members.
  • CSHPS members may also receive a copy of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics (CSHPM) Annual Proceedings for an additional cost of $10.
  • Elsevier is offering special discounted subscription rates for CSHPS Members. These prices are for personal subscriptions and represent a saving of between 40-50% or more on the standard personal price for each title.

Officers and Committees of the Society

President: Lesley Cormack (SFU)
Past-President: Kathleen Okruhlik (UWO)
First Vice-President: Frédéric Bouchard (Université de Montréal)
Second Vice-President and Corresponding Secretary: Joan Steigerwald (York University)
Secretary-Treasurer: Conor Burns (Ryerson University)

Advisory Board
Agnes Bolinska (University of Toronto) – (2011-13)
Ingo Brigandt (University of Alberta) – (2011-14)
Lisa Gannett (St. Mary’s University) –  (2011-15)
Yves Gingras (Université du Québec à Montréal) – (2011-15)
Ernie Hamm (York University) – (2011-13)
Margaret Schabas (University of British Columbia) – (2011-14)

Programme Committee
Elizabeth Neswald (Brock University), chair
Bryson Brown (University of Lethbridge)
Hannah Gay (Simon Fraser University)

Local Arrangements
Carrie Klatt (University of Victoria)

Nominating Committee
Daryn Lehoux (Queen’s University)
Jean-Pierre Marquis (Université de Montréal)

Communiqué Editors
Sofie Lachapelle (Guelph)
Aryn Martin (York)

Website/Listserv Manager
Isaac Record

Other information for members

Membership Directory (PDF)

CSHPS/SCHPS Constitution (PDF)En|Fr

The Richard Hadden Award is presented for best student paper at the CSHPS Annual Meeting.



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