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851-0549-11L  Advanced Course History of Technology

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersD. Gugerli
Periodicityyearly recurring course
CourseDoes not take place this semester.
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractThis course deals with the patterns and forms of surveillance in late modernity (police, population registers, human resource departments, customer programs, monitoring, market analysis, social media).
ObjectiveIn a blended learning environment (7 classes, 5 online lessons), participants are learning how to deal with theoretical concepts and archival reality checks (both digital and analogue) and are writing a scientific contribution to the history of technology of the knowledge society.
Lecture notesA detailed program and course materials will be made available during the semester on www.tg.ethz.ch.
Prerequisites / NoticeWe recommend the course for students who have participated in the history of technology WebClass.