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PA - C8 - HFC550 : Science and Technology Studies

Domaine > Humanité et sciences sociales.


Session 1

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·         Overview of the course


Session 2

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·         What are STS?

·         Discussion of the chapter “The Social Construction of Scientific and Technical Realities” by Sergio Sismondo (from the book “An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies”)

Session 3

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·         Studying the controversy of GMOs

·         Discussion about the documentary “The Future of Food” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9oo_iuUvCI)

Session 4

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·         Science, medicine and feminism

·         Discussion of the article “The egg and the sperm” by Emily Martin

Session 5

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·         Do artifacts have politics? Studying technological determinism

·         Discussion of the article “Do artifacts have politics?” by Langdon Winner

Session 6

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·         Sociology of innovation

·         Discussion of the introduction to the book “The shock of the old” by David Edgerton

Session 7

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·         What global regime do we live in?

·         Discussion about the documentary “The shock doctrine”

·         (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3B5qt6gsxY)

Session 8

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·         Are smart cities so smart?

·         Discussion of the article “Will the real smart city please stand up?” by Robert Hollands

Session 9

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·         Sociology of expertise

·         Discussion of the documentary “Démocratie(s)” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAvW7LIML60&t=1304s)

Session 10

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·         General review, time for questions and/or to work on the assignment

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Assignment delivery  

Format des notes

Numérique sur 20

Littérale/grade réduit

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Ecotechnologies for Sustainability & Environment Management

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Smart Cities and Urban Policy

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Economics, Data Analytics and Corporate Finance

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Internet of Things : Innovation and Management Program (IoT)

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Energy Environment : Science Technology & Management

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Visual Computing

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