Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
Understanding People - Steering Developments - Grasping Knowledge
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With the D-GESS department, ETH Zurich can offer an extraordinary range of research and teaching, which strengthens the university’s position. Learn more about D-GESS
The name speaks for itself: the «Science in Perspective Talks» tackle current scientific and social questions and highlight what contributions the humanities, social and political sciences can make to these topics. Read more
Science in Perspective
The study programme Science in Perspective (formerly compulsory elective courses) enables students at ETH Zurich to develop new perspectives on their core subjects’ scientific and technological issues. Read more
20 Minuten: This is how the Swiss live in 2047
Professor Dirk Helbing gives his take on what the future might look like in an article by the Swiss daily newspaper 20 Minuten
A new paradigm for climate policy
Based on their recent Nature Energy paper, EPG's Tobias Schmidt and Sebastian Sewerin argue in the ETH Zukunftsblog that technological innovation makes political consensus and ambitious climate policy possible.
Duca, Koch, Nax and Pradelski give talks at the 28th International Conference on Game Theory at Stony Brook (NY, USA) from 17 to 21.07.2017
COSS team members Duca, Koch, Nax and Pradelski will be giving talks at the 28th International Conference on Game Theory (in honor of Pradeep Dubey and Yair Tauman). The conference will be held from July 17 to 21, 2017 at Stony Brook University, USA.