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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…

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 systems. Our research is dedicated to the development of socio-technical…

The Relationship between Sociology and Psychoanalysis – Guest Lecture by Johann August Schülein

“How does society come into psyche and how does psyche come into society?” This was the main question Prof. Dr.phil. Johann August Schülein discussed during his guest lecture at BCSSS on June 14th, 2018. With the intention to discuss the relation between sociology and psychoanalysis the scientist related to his…

Business Process Management meets Common Good Economy

The BCSSS research group “Emergent systems, information and society” invites to join the following Workshop at the S-BPM ONE 2018, the 10th International Conference on Subject-Oriented Business Process Management on April 5-6, 2018 at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria: Towards Common Process Understanding in Collective Welfare Although collective welfare and the…

Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics III

The third meeting of the project “Systems Approaches to Information Ethics” was held in Vienna 13-17 November 2017. The topics included: foundational questions of systems approaches (evolutionary theory, emergentist systemism and normativity; information in the context of Being and non-being, actuality and potentiality, and existence and non-existence);  problems of Information…