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BCSSS PhD Guest Scholar from China concludes his research in Vienna on Systematic Approach to Transcultural Information Ethics

Liang Wang was a visiting scholar at the BCSSS for one year, from October 2017 until October 2018. Liang was working on his dissertation thesis on “Systematic Approach to Transcultural Information Ethics”, focussing on the ideas of the young generations

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Lecture and Discussion with Cadell Last on Global Brain Singularity: Universal history, future evolution and humanity’s dialectical horizon

On September 25th close to thirty people, at the BCSSS and in the online live webcast, attended Cadell Last’s lecture on his PhD thesis, his “life time project”, which he presented for the very first time in a public event.

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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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Several BCSSS members have been invited to the Systemic Inquiry on Governing the Anthropocene. Cybersystemic Possibilities?

The Systemic Inquiry ‘Governing the Anthropocene. Cybersystemic Possibilities?’ was held at Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover from 30-31st July 2015. Stefan Blachfellner (BCSSS Managing Director and IFSR Vice President), David Rousseau (BCSSS Scientific Council Member), Felix Tretter (BCSS Fellow), Thomas Wallner (BCSSS

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BCSSS contributes to the International Society for Information Studies Summit 2015

The Bertalanffy Center was – besides many other organisations – co-organiser of the ISIS Summit Vienna 2015, held at the Vienna University of Technology and including a floating part on the Danube. The focus of that event that attracted almost 400

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PhD Scholar from China to visit the BCSSS, 2014 till 2016

Another PhD scholar will join our team from autumn onwards. Her name is Lin Bi. She works on a dissertation thesis about the interplay of Information Technology and Information Society. Her supervisor is philosopher of information, Kun Wu. Wu is

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Ludwig von Bertalanffy PhD Scholarship awarded

The Ludwig von Bertalanffy PhD Scholarship was awarded to Asimina Koukou from Greece for a period of three years. She convinced the  Scholarship Committee set up by the Bertalanffy Center in a competitive interview with four candidates after scrutinising the

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