François Vallotton

Teaching & PhD


Humanities and Social Sciences Program


Media, communication and culture

This lecture would like to propose the creation of a knowledge about the history of media phenomenon and its involvements in Western society from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century. It provides the skills necessary to understand current events going back to their origins.

Media history

This lecture proposes to build up a knowledge about the mediatic sphere and its implications in western society from the 19th to the 21th century. It will provide the necessary skills to understand some current events and technologies through a historical and long term perspective.