Category Archives: Meeting

How to integrate and implement the approach towards a techno-eco-social transformation

Our colleague Teresa Guarda organised in 2022 a new edition of the ARTIIS international conference:Advanced Research in Technologies, Information, Innovation and SustainabilitySecond International Conference, ARTIIS 2022Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 12–15, 2022arttis.org The need for a greener and more digital…

Alliance with nature/technology for alliance: Bloch in Leipzig

The befriended Ernst-Bloch-Assoziation held an open conference on the topic of Bloch’s “Naturallianz/Allianztechnik”. Philosopher Bloch coined these terms to call for a new relationship of humans with nature to be practised by a new kind of technology. The venue was…

Optimists at Berlin-Friedrichshagen Wiener-Schmidt Prize ceremony: paradigm shifts for a common future

The GSIS Emergent Systems, Information and Society Research Group – which is also a working group at the Leibniz Society of Science to Berlin e.V., Germany (LS) – organised, within the framework of the LS and together with the German…

Critical Media Sociology in the 21st century

The Communication, Capitalism and Critique ESA RN-18 mid-term conference 2022 took place at the Polytechnic of Turin from 1-3 September (conference website: https://rn18esa.wordpress.com). The event was co-organised by the European Sociological Association – Research Network 18: Sociology of Communications and Media…

Critique of public discourse and the meaning of life in the universe

These two topics were dealt with at the regular autumn meeting of the Institut für Design Science München in Wittenberg. This fifth meeting took place from 9 to 11 September 2022. Though, at a first glance, these topics (see programme)…

Habitual Behavior 2022: Habits, Routines and Rituals

The online workshop “Habitual Behavior: Habits, Routines and Rituals” took place on August 26 and was organized by Raffaela Giovagnoli (Pontifical Lateran University, GSIS) and Irena Mostowicz (GSIS). This event is inspired by the interesting discussion that took place at…

Together for peace, environment and climate protection – abolish nuclear weapons

Under this title, some 160 people gathered on 19 June 2022 in Vienna for a peace conference that was convoked to accompany the TPNW (Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons) activities at the UN (see the announcement here). Spiritus…

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