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851-0550-01L  Colloquium Postgraduate Programme "History of Knowledge"

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersM. Hagner, M. Dommann, H. Fischer-Tiné, S. Goltermann, D. Gugerli, A. Kilcher, P. Sarasin, J. Tanner
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for doctoral students of Graduate Center "History of Knowledge".

AbstractThe colloquium is an essential part of the postgraduate programme "history of knowledge" dealing with the history of modern knowledge systems in a broad sense. In the analysis of the various systems of knowledge the programme seeks to combine approaches from the fields of Philosophy, History of Science and Technology as well as Social, Economic and Cultural History.
ObjectiveThe objective of the colloquium is to train the participants in the history of knowledge, to give an insight into different methodological perspectives of all disciplines involved, to practice presentations and develop an understanding of specific problems of interdisciplinary cooperation.