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BCSSS Member pitched Book on Transhuman: Biohackers and Immortalists at MIT Press Pitchfest

BCSSS member, Michele Battle-Fisher, was one of seven finalists to pitch a science and technology book idea at the first annual MIT Press Pitchfest, called the “Shark Tank” of book publishing. She competed for the chance to workshop her Transhuman

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May 30th 2017. Book Launch! Social Morphogenesis: Five Years of Inquiring Into Social Change

We are pleased to announce the presentation of the Springer book series “Social Morphogenesis” on May 30th 2017 at the the British Library in London. The Centre for Social Ontology (CSO) carried out five workshops of experts from different fields

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“Systems Research”. New Publications by BCSSS Scientific Council Member David Rousseau

We are pleased to announce a number of new published papers edited or co-edited by David Rousseau in March 2017: The first one was the release of  “Systems Research” on 9th March 2017 by the co-authors Mary C. Edison, Pamela Buckle-Henning,

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The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science presents a corner stone of its research agenda with the recently published Special Issue of Systema: General Systems Transdisciplinarity

The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science presents a corner stone of its research agenda with the recently published Special Issue of Systema: General Systems Transdisciplinarity, guest edited by Debora Hammond (Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Hutchins School of

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Vienna 2016 | Hamid Ekbia | Computing and Capitalism: Dynamics of Systemic Change

The Research Group Emergent Systems, Information and Society invited Hamid Ekbia as keynote speaker for their meeting that took part in the framework of the emcsr avantgarde 2016 on 1 April, 2016. Hanid Ekbia – at his stay in Vienna being a

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Ludwig von Bertalanffy as representative of Viennese zoology

In a book contribution co-authored by Gerd B. Müller, Vice President of the BCSSS, and Hans Nemeschkal, both at the Department of Theoretical Biology at the University of Vienna, Ludwig von Bertalanffy is presented in the context of the history

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“Homo informaticus” expert talk at Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung in Munich

On Tuesday, 15 March 2016, the Bavarian Hanns Seidel Stiftung hosts expert talks on the conception of man in the information society. After serving on the programme committees of interdisciplinary conferences at the University of Vienna that discussed several conceptions like

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New Publication on Ludwig von Bertalanffy and the Viennese Zoology

The Vienna University Press published a new book entitled “Reflexive Innensichten aus der Universität – Disziplinengeschichten zwischen Wissenschaft, Gesellschaft und Politik“ within which the co-authors BCSSS Vize President Gerd Müller and Hans Nemeschkal , both members of the Department of Theoretical

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