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The next Information Management Public Lecture recognizes the 150th anniversary of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, which was established in 1862. Dr. Suzanne Zeller, noted historian of Canadian science, will deliver the lecture. All members of the public are invited to attend.
Title: The Natural History of a Sustainable Institution: The Nova Scotian Institute of (Natural) Science since 1862
Speaker: Dr. Suzanne Zeller, Professor of History, Wilfrid Laurier University
Date & Time: Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 7:30 pm
Location: Potter Auditorium, Rowe Building, 6100 University Ave., Halifax
Abstract: The 150th anniversary of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science offers an opportunity to consider its timely foundation, subsequent achievements, and remarkable longevity. Its history illuminates an interplay between responsiveness to broader cultural trends and persistent dedication to the importance of modernity in a particular place.
Note: The Potter Auditorium is located in the Rowe Management Building at Dalhousie University, at the corner of University Avenue and Henry Street.
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University, the Atlantic Node of the Situating Science Research Cluster, and the History of Science and Technology Programme at the University of King's College