This course aims to introduce students to the interdisciplinary field of Science and Technology Studies. Students will be introduced to the main theoretical approaches in the field, including the Strong Program; the Social Construction of Technology, Actor Network Theory and Evolutionary Approaches. Moreover, students will get some hands-on experience with using STS theories and concepts in doing empirical research on recent developments in science, technology and society.
Contact: mw. Prof.dr. N.E.J. Oudshoorn