Join our joint School of Thinking in Brussels and learn how systems thinking connects with further famous schools of thought
The First Summer School of Thinking by the Montparnasse Initiative in July 2018 in Paris was the first step of the today existing School of Thinking in Brussels, a program that is organised by the Center Leo Apostel for Interdisciplinary Studies (CLEA), a transdisciplinary research centre at the Vrije Universiteit…
BCSSS becomes an active supporter for a digital humanism
Upon concluding a year of an intriguing workshops series concerned with new technological developments the BCSSS joins a movement supporting a new digital humanism. The center became an official supporter of the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism. The manifesto is a reaction to the challenges and threats that arise with…
Groundbreaking new apprenticeship program promotes systems science principles in practice
Building on a 2017 initiative by Ray Ison, BCSSS board member, IFSR president and professor at the Open University UK, in convening a meeting of employers from which emerged an employer-led Trailblazer Committee, the UK the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education has recently approved a new Master’s level apprenticeship…
Delegation from the Art Academy of Latvia show interest in systems science principles for design
On May 5, Master’s students from the Functional Design Department of the Art Academy in Riga, Latvia requested to visit the Bertalanffy Center for an introduction to systems science and design. They spent an internship of two months at hi-pe.at, design partner of the BCSSS, where they worked on pedestrian…
Big Data – Epistemological Requests of Systems Science
On October 10th and 11th in 2018 the BCSSS became a Big Data Hub, where about 15 people of different disciplines came together in order to critically assess the fundamental epistemological potential of Big Data. The event dealt with a philosophical oriented, multidisciplinary examination as an epistemology of Big Data….
Opportunities and Limits of an Eco-Systems View beyond Socio-Ecological Systems
“Innovation and Optimization in Nature and Design” was the topic of #ISSS2018, the 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Science (ISSS) which took place at the College of Engineering of the Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, United States from 22nd to 27th of July 2018….
ISSS 2018 Corvallis – Register now and meet BCSSS Members!
ISSS 2018 is getting closer! REGISTER NOW! DON’T MISS THE EARLY DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION ENDING WITH 15 MAY 2018! On this year’s theme “Innovation and Optimization in Nature and Design” we warmly invite you to share in the 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences in July…
Shared insights of Ecosystemic Perspectives, Neuroscience and Psychology – A critical meeting of the BCSSS Research Group “Systems Medicine and Healthcare Systems”
Prof. Dr.Dr.Dr. Felix Tretter, leader of the BCSSS Research Group “Systems Medicine and Healthcare Systems”, invited to two meetings on the subject of “Ecosystemic Perspectives in Psychology”. On two days in November 2017 the group discussed from an (Eco)Systemic point of view various disciplines of Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology…
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