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Robert K. Logan to start a BCSSS Project on the Origins of Systems Thinking

Marshall McLuhan expert and evolutionary systemist, Robert K. Logan, Fellow of the BCSSS and member of the “Emergent Systems Group”, made a stop-over in Vienna (August 21/22, 2017). From the left: Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Bob Logan, Annette Grathoff (photo: Hofkirchner) It

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Modeling health impacts for decision-making – On status and perspectives

In affiliation with the 9th European Public Health (EPH) Conference, Vienna, 9-12 Nov 2016, at 10 Nov, an evening colloquium took place in the Bertalanffy Center (BCSSS). The topic was: „Modeling health impacts for decision-making – On status and perspectives“

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Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics I

Within the framework of the Emergent Systems, Information and Society group, Tomáš Sigmund was invited to the Center to start the joint research project “Systems Approaches to Information Ethics”. In a three-day workshop during his stay in Vienna (23-27 January, 2017),

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Transhumanism – Netizens – Information in Evolutionary Systems: Three sections at Gothenburg June 2017

The BCSSS Research Group on “Emergent systems, information and society” calls for papers and participation in three sections of the International Society for Information Studies Summit that will take place in Gothenburg from 12 to 16 June 2017. That Summit

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Visiting Students and Outgoing Scholars | Cooperation with the Jiaotong University, Xi’an

Thanks to the cooperation with the Jiaotong University in Xi’an and a scholarship from the Chinese Research Council the BCSSS welcomed a new Phd student in autumn 2016. Liang Wang will stay in Vienna for two years. During his research

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Xi’an 2016 | Workshop | Unified Theory of Information

During his stay at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Wolfgang Hofkirchner held on 6 April 2016 with students and faculty at the ICPI, the International Center for Philosophy of Information, a 3 hours workshop on his approach to information that is based

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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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Berlin 2015 | Manfred Drack | Bertalanffy on models

The Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin held from 9 to 10 September 2015 a workshop on the theory and conceptual history of the model. Manfred Drack, Fellow of the BCSSS, investigated the connections between Bertalanffy’s growth equations and dynamic

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