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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: Ernie Hamm (York University) to 2019
Past-President: Lesley Cormack (University of Alberta) to 2019
First Vice-President: Joan Steigerwald (York University) to 2019
Second Vice-President: Alan Richardson (University of British Columbia) to 2019
Secretary-Treasurer: Conor Burns (Ryerson University) to 2018

Advisory Board
Marga Vicedo (University of Toronto) to 2017
Daryn Lehoux (Queen’s University) to 2017
Aryn Martin (York University) to 2018
Laurence Monnais (Université de Montréal) to 2018
Gordon McOuat (King's College) to 2019
Eric Desjardins (University of Western Ontario) to 2019

Programme Committee
François Claveau (Université de Sherbrooke) to 2017
Robert Brain (University of British Columbia) to 2017
Delia Gavrus, Chair (University of Winnipeg) to 2017 (2nd term)

Local Arrangements
Jennifer Hubbard (Ryerson University) to 2017

Nominating Committee
Tara Abraham (Guelph) to 2017
Pierre-Olivier Méthot (Université Laval) to 2018

Communiqué Editors
Vincent Philippe Guillin (UQAM) to 2019 (2nd term)
Eleanor Louson (York) to 2017

Website/Listserv Manager
Isaac Record (Michigan State University) to 2017

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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