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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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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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Emergent Systems, Information and Society Meeting

The Research Group Emergent Systems, Information and Society held a meeting in the framework of emcsr avantgarde 2016. Hamid Ekbia, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Research on Mediated Interaction at the University of Indiana in Bloomington, held a keynote

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Preconditions of a “good society”

The UK-based Centre for Social Ontology (CSO) held the fifth and last Morphogenetic Project workshop. Contributions to the final volume to be published in the Springer book series were discussed. The topic “Morphogenesis & Eudaimonia” comprised social science and humanities accounts

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Enterprise as an instrument of civilization

Volume 4 of the Springer Japan book series “Translational Systems Sciences” is being published. It is about an anthropological approach to business administration. “If civilizations are considered as human device/institutional system and enterprises are one of the primary vehicles to

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Social scientists discuss norms and values in today’s society

The ten members expert group at Margaret Archer’s Centre for Social Ontology (CSO) met for the fourth time to discuss problems of so-called “social morphogenesis”. This time the meeting was scheduled for the first week of January at the Cardiff

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From Civilisation to the Information Society – Social Development at the Crossroads

The overall theme of the EMCSR 2014 was “Civilisation at the Crossroads: Response and Responsibility of the Systems Sciences”. Now the Bertalanffy Center is supporting another conference in Vienna that variegates that theme: “The Information Society at the Crossroads –

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Understanding Matter

The Italian Centro Internazionale per la Ricerca Filosofica held its first international conference in Palermo from April 10 to 13, 2014. About 100 speakers discussed philosophical problems of understanding matter. The Bertalanffy Center was represented with talks by José María

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