Peace policy in the anthropocene: Homeland Earth

The 37th Summer Academy of the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) took place online from 1 to 4 September 2021. GSIS was co-operation partner, Wolfgang Hofkirchner, together with Werner Wintersteiner, provided scientific support. The academy counted…

Digital, structural transformation of the public sphere

In the framework of the joint Congress of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie and Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie at the WU Vienna on Post Corona Society, 23-25 August 2021 (online/hybrid), Sebastian Sevignani and Martin Seeliger organised an ad-hoc group on the digital, structural transformation of the…

The meaning of life in the universe

Rainer E. Zimmermann guest-edited a special issue of philosophies. He writes: For more than a century, the idea that the universe is lavishly filled with a multitude of living structures was a straightforward theoretical consequence of the Cosmological Principle within…

The Public Service Media and Public Service Internet Manifesto signed by Jürgen Habermas, Noam Chomsky et al.

This manifesto (launched by an online event) is now available in several languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German. You can sign here. See the full list of the signatories here (at the end of the english version). Today, 880 signatories are…

The adventure of humanity – where do we stand today, after 75 years of “Anthropocene”?

Edgar Morin‘s most recent article shows, in a nutshell, his convincing view of the human condition and its current scientific-technological-economic development. Click here to get to the newspaper’s site (article in German). Marc Humbert and Frank Adloff from the Convivialist…

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