Tag: communication

BCSSS partner IIID shares news about events on producing and visualizing knowledge

How can we make sense of the ubiquitous information and data in our every day lives, in business and in science? Our partner organisation, the International Institute for Information Design (IIID) has shared news on two promising events that are

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Research Group System Science and Pattern Literacy – 2018 Activity Report

The Group’s Objectives and Organization The BCSSS Research Group System Science and Pattern Literacy was launched in October 2017 by Maria Lenzi and Helene Finidori to bring together researchers and practitioners from different fields interested in the connection between patterns and

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BCSSS Member Yagmur Denizhan at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. A short review.

In April 2017 BCSSS Member Yagmur Denizhan visited the Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. She was invited by the International Center for Philosophy of Information, School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Xi’an Jiaotong University  to give guest lectures in

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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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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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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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“Designing Design” at the Digital Bauhaus Summit 2015, a contribution in collaboration with the BCSSS

After a successful first public appearance at the Information Studies Summit in June 2015 in Vienna, we were proud to be invited at the Digital Bauhaus Summit for the Creative Economy on Designing Society in July 2015 Weimar, Germany. Liss

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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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