Osborne, Brian Stuart
Scholarly And Professional Activities
Tenure and promotion reviews: Cambridge, Lakehead, Memorial, Edmonton, Simon Fraser, Toronto, York, McMaster, Manitoba, Regina, Guelph, Calgary, Carleton, Southampton, Trent, Tel Aviv, Hebrew National, Ottawa, Victoria, Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier universities. National Archives of Canada.
Professional Consultant: Parks Canada, National Film Board, U.S. National Parks Service, Canada Industrial Relations Board, Township of Kingston, Canadian Transport Commission, Revill Associates, Museum of Science and Technology, Canada Post, Cataraqui Conservation Authority, Canadian Heritage, National Capital Commission, Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO), City of Kingston; Mississauga First Nation of Alderville.
Publishing Consultant: Longmans, McClelland‑Stewart, Morril, McGill‑Queen’s University Press, Harper and Row, Edward Arnold, University of Toronto Press, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, University of Alberta Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, Routledge, University of British Columbia Press.
Conference Organizer: British-Canadian Symposium on Historical Geography, 1975: OAGEE Spring Conference, “Pressures on Our Pathways,” Department of Geography, Queen’s University, April 1987; Combined Meetings of Ontario Historical Geographers and Eastern U.S. Historical Geographers, Queen’s University, 1984; British‑Canadian Symposium on Historical Geography (St. Andrews‑Danbury),1975‑77; Ontario-Quebec (Queen’s-Laval Exchange), 1995-96; 11th. International Conference Historical Geographers (Laval), 2001; Scientific Committee, Heritage 2008: World Heritage and Sustainable Development (Portugal); Organizing Committee, Heritage 2009, (Azores) 2009; Scientific Committee, “Heritage 2010,” 23-36 June 2010, Evora Portugal, Scientific Committee, The Great War Centenary “Landscapes and sites of memory of the Great War” (Ieper, Flanders) 16-18 September 2011; World Heritage Tourism Research Newtork (WHTRN) Workshop, “Memoryscapes of the Great War, 1914-2014, Laval University, Quebec City, June 2012; “Commemorating the Great War,” Halifax, 2014.
Grant Reviews: Canada Council, British Council, Killam, SSHRCC (Grants; Fellowships; MCRI), SSFC, FCAR, Liverhulm Awards, Cambridge University, Wilfrid Laurier University, Irish Universities Post-doctoral Award, Fonds de recherche du Québec.
External Graduate Examiner: Carleton, McMaster, Western, York, Witwatersrand, Singapore, Laval, Waterloo, Toronto, Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier, McGill, Trent, New South Wales, Curtin (Perth) universities.
Programme Reviews: Frontenac School Board Review of Geography Programme; Departments of Geography at University of Toronto (2), University of Zimbabwe, York University, University of Winnipeg, Mount Allison University, and Nipissing University. Various Departments, University of Limerick, Ireland (5).
Journal Reviews: Reviewed papers for Canadian Geographer, Journal of the C.H.A., Journal of Historical Geography, Ontario History, Social History, Urban History Review, Rural Studies, Annals AAG, Canadian Historical Review, Society and Space, Canadian Journal of African Studies, International Journal of Heritage Studies, Material History Review, Mosaic, Ecumene, Acadiensis, The Northern Mariner, Journal of Canadian Studies, Gender, Place and Culture, Atlantis, Ontario History, Memory Studies, Anthropological Notebooks.
Editor, The Champlain Society (1988-04);
Institute of British Geographers; Canadian Association of Geographers; Royal Canadian Geographical Society; Kingston Historical Society; Pittsburgh Historical Society; The Champlain Society; Marine Museum of the Great Lakes; Gananoque Historical Society; Ontario Historical Society.
CAG, Executive, 1982-84
Friends of Rideau, Board of Directors, 1995-2001; 2005-