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Artists MUELLER-DIVJAK invite to their new exhibition: “77,000 Generations – Berta says: We need a new conception of man”

With their new exhibition, MUELLER-DIVJAK (BCSSS board member Jeanette Müller and BCSSS member Paul Divjak) thematize the role that our species can play in shaping their own destiny. The display includes environmental interventions, sculptures, soundscapes, collages and watercolor paintings, texts,

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Stefan Blachfellner invited to exclusive IASCYS meeting along side several key figures in systems research

On May 10, BCSSS managing director Stefan Blachfellner was called to Beijing, PR China as part of a select audience, among others the presidents of the World Organization for Cybernetics (WOSC) and the International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR), invited

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Lecture and Discussion with Cadell Last on Global Brain Singularity: Universal history, future evolution and humanity’s dialectical horizon

On September 25th close to thirty people, at the BCSSS and in the online live webcast, attended Cadell Last’s lecture on his PhD thesis, his “life time project”, which he presented for the very first time in a public event.

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Commoning and Business Process Management

On 6 April 2018, the framework of the 10th conference of Subject-oriented Business Process Management (S-BPM), hosted by the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU), offered the opportunity to extend the focus of innovative approaches to business process management and to

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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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Vienna 2016 | Wolfgang Hofkirchner | Convergences of General System Theory, Critical Realism and Theory of Society

The International Sociological Association held its 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology 10-14 July 2016 in Vienna. The Forum was devoted to the topic “The future We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World”. Wolfgang Hofkirchner gave a

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Xi’an 2016 | Wolfgang Hofkirchner | Complexity Thinking in the Age of Global Challenges

When invited to Xi’an Jiaotong University in China, Wolfgang Hofkirchner gave on 5 April 2016 before the students forum a lecture on the importance of systems theory. This lecture about aims, scope, and tools of systems thinking contended that systems

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Xi’an 2016 | Wolfgang Hofkirchner | Critical Theory as Methodology for Social Sciences

Another talk of Wolfgang Hofkirchner at the Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China, held on 5 April 2016, addressed the new challenges facing the methodology of social sciences. The lecture dealt with critical assets in social theory dating back to Karl Marx

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