Research, Translation, Pedagogy
A hybrid conference

August 7-10, 2024 – University of King’s College

An international conference and workshop reconceptualizing the global origin and worldwide circulation of knowledge of the natural world.

Plenary Speakers

Elder Albert Marshall (Mi’kma’ki)
Jim Secord (Cambridge)
Elise Burton (IHPST/Toronto)
Fa-Ti Fan (Binghamton)
Sarah Qidwai (Regensburg/York)
Arun Bala (Singapore)
Lesley Cormack (UBC)
Hyunhee Park (CUNY)
Geoff Bil (Delaware)
David Pantalony (Ingenium)


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The conference wishes to thank the following sponsors for their generous support:

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, the University of King’s College, the British Society for the History of Science, Mount Allison University, Cape Breton University, History of Science Society, the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science / Division of History of Science and Technology, the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, Joseph Needham Foundation for Science and Civilisation, Dalhousie University Office of Sustainability


Illustrations of Nudibranch by Kumataro Ito, from the USS Albatross’ Philippine Expedition (ca. 1908), Smithsonian Field Books Collection