Munich Center for Technology in Society

Das Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) ist ein Integrative Research Center der Technischen Universität München. Als eines der bedeutendsten Zentren für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung in Deutschland zielt es darauf ab, die vielfältigen Wechselwirkungen von Wissenschaft, Technologie und Gesellschaft zu verstehen und zu gestalten. Weiterlesen...


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Welcome to the MCTS Visiting Professor Sarah Rachael Davies

Visiting Professor Sarah Rachael Davies will be staying with us from November to December 2018 Sarah Davies’ most recent publications include the books Science Communication: Culture, Identity and Citizenship (2016, with Maja Horst) and Hackerspaces (2017). Her background is in the theory and practice of science communication, public engagement and deliberation on science, and the governance of n[mehr]

Welcome to the MCTS: Visiting Assoc. Prof. Attila Bruni

Please join us in welcoming MCTS Visiting Assoc. Prof. Attila Bruni, who will be staying with us in October Attila Bruni is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the Trento University, where he teaches Sociology of Technological Phenomena and Sociology of Organizations. He has been President of the Italian Society for Science and Technology Studies (www.stsita[mehr]

MCTS Welcomes New Master’s Students

The MCTS had the pleasure of welcoming its new RESET and STS Master’s students at the official Welcome Day last Friday, October 12th. The new students, who take up their studies this winter semester, come from thirteen different countries and have undergraduate degrees in social sciences, humanities or STEM fields. The MCTS Welcome Day started with info sessions and a campus treasure hunt. Later, [mehr]

New Doctoral Workshops

You can apply now to next semester’s Doctoral Workshops: We are looking forward to three engaging events focusing on STS concepts & theories, advanced thematic questions, as well as methods & skills training. If you would like to join one or several of the workshops, please send an email to Elisabeth Zellmer at elisabeth.zellmer@tum.de to apply. All members of the MCTS – and beyon[mehr]

#mytopic.in.society – MCTS Doctoral Colloquium

The research community at MCTS came together for the Doctoral Colloquium at July 12+13, which – as usual – marked the end of the semester. The doctoral candidates presented their work in 16 presentations and received in-depth feedback in nine breakout groups. Projects in all stages were well represented, from first introductions of concepts and ideas from candidates in their first year, to broader[mehr]