Entering the Field: Cultures of Knowledge and Technology I
Full course description
The 3 ECTS skills seminar Entering the Field Cultures of Knowledge and Technology I will acquaint students with key texts, recurring topics and research puzzles in Science, Technology and Society studies (STS). EtFI consists of a series of seminars based on the discussion of key texts, highlighting specific themes, debates and approaches in STS. The tutorial will introduce two thesis frames, in which research themes and problems, theories and methodological approaches are presented in an integrated manner. The final exam will consist of two final papers (1.000-1.200 words each).
- Introducing students to Cultures of Knowledge and Technology as a scholarly field;
- acquainting students with specific debates, theories and methodologies in Science, Technology and Society studies (STS);
- introducing students to two thesis frames in the specialization Cultures of Knowledge and Technology;
- preparing students for their third year specialization course and BA thesis.