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Knud Böhle

Dipl.-Soz. Knud Böhle, M.A.

Scientific staff
Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

Studies of sociology at the University of Bielefeld and at the Freie Universität Berlin (FUB). In the following, completion of postgraduate studies in information science at the FUB. Degrees in both disciplines. Since the two theses could still be of some historical interest, they are made available here:

Böhle, K.
Das Ideologieproblem in der Frankismusdebatte. Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin 1980
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Böhle, K.
Elektronisches Publizieren in den achtziger Jahren im Kontext technologischer Entwicklungslinien unter Berücksichtigung sozialer Interessen. Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin 1985
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Work at ITAS, fields of work

Since 1986 researcher at ITAS (at that time AFAS). Research interests: Technology Assessment of ICT, foresight, and the interdependence of technological and social innovations. Some of the topics investigated in recent years are electronic payment systems, electronic publishing and digital media, digital rights management, software agents, and electronic petition systems. Since September 2009 he is also working for TAB (Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag).

From October 2000 until April 2002 visiting scientist at the IPTS (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies) in Seville. Involvement in setting up the "European Electronic Payment Systems Observatory" that later became an activity of the European Central Bank (ECB).

Retired since March 1, 2016. Still working for the institute due to work contracts.

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Recent publications

Böhle, K.
Desorientierung der TA oder Orientierungsgewinn? Einige Anmerkungen zum Vorschlag, die TA hermeneutisch zu erweitern. Technikfolgenabschätzung - Theorie und Praxis 24(2015)3, S. 91-97
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Böhle, K.
openTA - A web portal requiring commitment. In: Scherz, C.; Michalek, T.; Hennen, L.; Hebáková, L.; Hahn, J.; Seitz, S.B. (Hrsg.): The next horizon of technology assessment. Proceedings from the PACITA 2015 Conference in Berlin. Prag, Tschechien: Technology Centre ASCR 2015, S. 317-320

Moniz, A. Brandão; Böhle, K.
No countries for old technology assessment? Sketching the efforts and opportunities to establish parliamentary TA in Spain and Portugal. Technikfolgenabschätzung - Theorie und Praxis 24(2015)1, S. 29-44

Böhle, K.; Abel, M.; Riehm, U.
openTA-Neuerscheinungsdienst "ueberdenTAellerrand" - Konzept und Realisierung (openTA-Dokument Nr. 6) (Bericht im Rahmen eines DFG-Projekts). Karlsruhe: KIT-ITAS 2015
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