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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International Systemic Colloquium. June 28th to July 2nd 2017 in Spain

At the recommendation of our esteemed BCSSS member Andrée Piecq we announce an extraordinary Systemic Meeting in Spain: From June 28th to July 2nd 2017 the ​Sociedad Española de Sistemas Generales (SESGE) in collaboration with the ​II Congreso Internacional América-Europa

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Cooperation with “The European Master Programme in System Dynamics”. Erasmus Mundus student Monika Pichler visits the BCSSS

This spring Monika Pichler is guest student at the BCSSS to work on her Master thesis. We are very glad to support her with her resarch, Monika is Erasmus Mundus student and takes part in The European Master Programme in

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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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General Systems Theory & McLuhan. Ernest A. Hakanen visits the BCSSS

Next April the Bertalanffy Center welcomes Ernest A. Hakanen, PhD, Professor of Communication at the Graduate Faculty of Communication, Culture and Media, Drexel University, Philadelphia. His current research focuses on the relationship between General Systems Theory and McLuhan’s Media Theories as

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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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Information from Physics to Social Science

Members of the Emergent systems, information and society Research Group have, among others, contributed to a special issue of the European Physical Journal Special Topics on “Information in Physics and Beyond”. Information as basic phenomenon in our world needs a

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The Future Information Society. New Book release

“The accelerated technological development of the modern society is not accompanied by an equally rapid growth in scientific insight, let alone foresight, into the impact of technology on the levels of society other than that of technological organization. […] The public

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