AK3104 Theory and Method in History, Part 2 7.5 credits
Teori och metod i historisk forskning, del 2
Education cycleThird cycle
Main field of study
Grading scaleP, F
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
Intended learning outcomes
For the research student after the course to be able to account for, discuss, analyse and apply material remains, central concepts in historical research as well as concepts of Science and Technology Studies (STS) including those of history of science and technology.
Course main content
Arguments and argument analysis, theoretical stances, interpretation of material remains, narrativity and descriptions, sociology of science and technology, network theories, sociotechnical systems.
Eligibility to be accepted in the graduate programme History of Technology and graded pass in Theory and Method in History, Part 1 (FAK3103) or corresponding course.
Harry Collins & Trevor Pinch, The Golem: What you should know about science (1998); Wiebe Bijker et al., The Social Construction of Technological Systems (1987); Wiebe Bijker & John Law, Shaping Technology/Buiulding Society (1992); Sergio Sismondo, An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies (2004), Ian Hacking, The Social Construction of What (2000); Thomas Hughes, Networks of Power (1983) m.m.
- UPP1 - Essay, 7.5, grading scale: P, F
Requirements for final grade
Active participation in seminars and independently written essays..
ABE/History of Science, Technology and Environment
Nina Wormbs, firstname.lastname@example.org, 08 790 85 83
Per Högselius <email@example.com>
Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2010.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.