Category: Emergent Systems Information and Society

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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Systems approaches to Information Ethics

Next week Tomáš Sigmund is guest at our center. He works as Assistant Professor at the Department of Systems Analysis that belongs to the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics at the University of Economics, Prague, and is preparing for his habilitation. 

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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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“Meaning“ did not emerge like a bolt from the blue

Recent literature suggests the appearance of information that is coupled to significance not only with the advent of biotic agents (“meaning” in living systems) but already with prebiotic environments, namely, with the existence of agents (non-living, physical systems) that – according

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3rd ISA Forum 2016 in Vienna: „The Future We want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World”

During this year’s ISA Forum of Sociology (International Sociological Association) taking place in Vienna from 10th to 14th July 2016 BCSSS President Wolfgang Hofkirchner held a lecture on „Convergences  of  General  System  Theory,  Critical  Realism  and  Theory  of  Society“ in the

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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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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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