Progress test or equivalent
Knowledge of practices and problems of civic engagement in the contest of common science. Especially, the course aims to give the theoretical and practical tools for understand the roles and the possibilities of intervention of the citizens by the use of social digital devices.
This course explores the interaction between science, politic and citizen in the contemporary society. First it studies the place of science in the public espace and the necessity of redefinition both science activity and politics proposal. Second it analyzes the knowledge as a commons and his relationship with the collective action and the civic engagement. Third, it examines a case study.
B. Latour, Politiche della natura, Milano, Raffaello Cortina, 2000
C. Hess, E. Ostrom, Understanding Knowledge as a Commons, Cambridge Massachusetts, The MIT Press, 2007 (only indicated chapters)
Lessons, individual study, team working
Office hours: by appointment