Category: Lectures

BCSSS Member Yagmur Denizhan visits Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.

In April 2017 BCSSS Member Yagmur Denizhan is invited by the International Center for Philosophy of Information, School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. Denizhan is Professor at the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Bogazici

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BCSSS Dialogue. April 12th 2017 “The Utopia of Universal Control: Critical Thoughts on Transhumanism”

On April 12th 2017 the Bertalanffy Center invites to a discussion on Transhumanism introduced by a critical talk by Janina Loh “The Utopia of Universal Control: Critical Thoughts on Transhumanism” and a statement “The Ghost of Transhumanism and the Sentience

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Imaginaries of Cyber Futures on the testbed of Information Ethics

Tomáš Sigmund from the University of Economics Prague and Wolfgang Hofkirchner hold together a course module at the Vienna University of Technology. The module on Designing technosocial systems focuses in the summer semester 2017 besides systems approaches and systemic approaches to information,

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Humanism under attack

In the framework of cooperation of the Bertalanffy Center with the Centre of Social Ontology, one research project was finalised (Social Morphogenesis – the proofs of the 5th volume are currently verified) and a new one was commenced.  During the first week of January, the

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Gothenburg 2016 | Wolfgang Hofkirchner | Transdisciplinarity and Systems Thinking

Wolfgang Hofkirchner was invited to give a lecture in the course Transdisciplinarity Research Methods at the Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg. At the same time, that lecture was part of the SCCIIL Interdisciplinary Center Research Seminar that connects to Chalmers

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Bertalanffy Lecture 2016: “Complex Systems Perspective in Neuroscience – historical and current approaches“ by Prof. Péter Érdi

The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science welcomes the renowned expert Prof. Péter Érdi and invites you to join us for the next event of the BCSSS Lecture Series 2016 in Systems Medicine and Healthcare Systems on Thursday, 22

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Hanover 2016 | Session | Relationality and Information in Leibniz

Members of the joint group Emergent systems, information and society were speakers at a session of the 10th International Leibniz Congress held in Hanover, Germany, during the week from 18 to 22 July 2016. The session was convoked by BCSSS Scientific

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Vienna 2016 | Wolfgang Hofkirchner | Convergences of General System Theory, Critical Realism and Theory of Society

The International Sociological Association held its 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology 10-14 July 2016 in Vienna. The Forum was devoted to the topic “The future We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World”. Wolfgang Hofkirchner gave a

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