Society, Sustainability and Digital Transformation


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General characterization





Responsible teacher

José Luís Toivola Câmara Leme


Weekly - 3

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Teaching language



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Peter Singer, One world - the ethics of globalization; New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2002. 

Manjikian, Mary. Cybersecurity Ethics: an Introduction, Routledge, 2016

Julian Savulescu e Nick Bostrom, Human Enhancement, Oxford University Press, 2009

Mimi Sheller, Mobility Justice. The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes. London; Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2018

Teaching method

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Evaluation method


The curricular unit is organized into three Modules. For the whole curricular unit the groups consist of 5 or 6 students.



The course consists of four modules. Students assist only one module. The research conducted by the group is presented in the form of a Pecha Kucha. Contact hours: 18h




Building a vision of a sustainable future. Participatory modeling exercise on SDGs in which students develop a causal loop diagram and collect information in autonomous study to substantiate the model and discuss measures. Evaluation: presentation of the works using the causal loop diagram to support the narrative. Contact hours: 9h



Digital transformation 

The evaluation of this module will be done through the presentation of one poster per group, in a public session. Each poster must include an exercise in systematizing digital technology, the transformation it causes and the future impact, according to the suggested themes. Contact hours: 9h

Subject matter

Society Module


1. Globalization 

 2. Mobility and Justice

3. Cybersecurity

4. Human Enhancement



Sustainability visions and pathways Limits to growth limits and Spaceship Earth; implications of production and consumption patterns, green growth and sustainable degrowth proposals.

Systems Thinking for the SDGs, starting from the driving forces and analyzing its environmental, social and economic implications.


Digital Transformation Module


Address how digital technologies transform the current world and research the digital future, including social aspects. Examples of work, learning, leisure and social organization will be considered.