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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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Emergent Systems, Information and Society Meeting

The Research Group Emergent Systems, Information and Society held a meeting in the framework of emcsr avantgarde 2016. Hamid Ekbia, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Research on Mediated Interaction at the University of Indiana in Bloomington, held a keynote

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BCSSS contributes to the International Society for Information Studies Summit 2015

The Bertalanffy Center was – besides many other organisations – co-organiser of the ISIS Summit Vienna 2015, held at the Vienna University of Technology and including a floating part on the Danube. The focus of that event that attracted almost 400

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On the foundations of systems

The project on the “Metaphysics of Emergence” has yielded a milestone. Scientific Council member Rainer E. Zimmermann published the first volume of a three-volumes book publication on the topic. The manuscript was finalised during Zimmermann’s stay in Vienna as Researcher

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Vienna 2014 | Workshop | Current Problems of Systems Theory

The BCSSS organised a small workshop for invited guests with Rainer E. Zimmermann on May 30, 2014. Start of the workshop (photo: Wolfgang Hofkirchner) Zimmermann stayed during spring term as Researcher in Residence with the Bertalanffy Center. In the workshop he provided

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Vienna 2013 | Ludwig von Bertalanffy Symposium

“Emergence: System – Evolution – Information” was the title of the second LvB Symposium held by our Center. It was organised in co-operation with the Austrian Computer Society Working Group Information Studies. About 25 guests attended the symposium which took

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Understanding Matter

The Italian Centro Internazionale per la Ricerca Filosofica held its first international conference in Palermo from April 10 to 13, 2014. About 100 speakers discussed philosophical problems of understanding matter. The Bertalanffy Center was represented with talks by José María

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Rainer E. Zimmermann Researcher in Residence

Rainer E. Zimmermann, member of the BCSSS Scientific Council, joins our current team in Vienna. Between April and June 2014 he is Researcher in Residence, working with us on different issues related to the project on the foundations of emergence.

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