Welcome to Centre for Society, Technology and Values

The Centre for Society, Technology and Values (CSTV) explores relationships among modern technology, culture and human values, and the structure of society.  

CSTV was established in 1984 as an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit. Since 1991, it has been connected with the Department of Systems Design Engineering.

CSTV is one of the University of Waterloo’s interdisciplinary programs and is a member of the Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group.

  1. Jan. 7, 2019Winter 2019: Ancient Greek Science (Phil 271)

    PHIL 271: Special Topics: Ancient Greek Science

    Course description:

    The ancient Greeks developed scientific theories that were influential for over a thousand years. Their worldview was different from ours, but they sought to explain some of the same phenomena that we grapple with today.  In this course, we’ll study ancient Greek theories and

  2. July 27, 2018This fall: History 216—A long history of the Internet

    History 216: A long history of the Internet, taught by Ian Milligan.

  3. May 15, 2018CSTV poster for the Spring 2018 term!

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