Category Archives: Miscellanea

What we can learn from Corona and existential risks: a plea for planetary politics

Morin expert Werner Wintersteiner, retired University Professor at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria, working in Peace Pedagogy and Global Citizenship Education, Affiliate of the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution and active in the campaign “Homeland Earth”, published recently a…

Urban transformation to make European cities more sustainable

The new issue of the peer-reviewed, open-access Journal for Technology Assessment in Theory and Practice, published with oekom by the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, is on “Climate-Neutral and…

Homeland Earth campaign started – Sign the appeal! Comment the manifesto! Become a messenger and invite partner organisations!

On Monday, 15 March 2021, a press conference ushered in the awareness raising campaign for planetary solidarity, named after Edgar Morin‘s “Homeland Earth”. It was held by Gudrun Kramer, Director of the ASPR. She was supported by Werner Wintersteiner, retired…

Critique, utopia and simulation – Invitation to an online workshop

Based upon a project on Society After Money – A Simulation, funded by Volkswagen Foundation, the interdisciplinary research group will hold an online workshop on “envisioning post-capitalist societies via simulation“. The workshop will be held on 18-19 February, 2021, and…

IDIMT 2020 – A mixed reality conference and mixed feelings

Information Management and Interdisciplinarity are two foundations of our modern society. The Iron Curtain fell in 1989 and as a consequence, academic institutions initialized cooperation between Austria and the Czech Republic. In 1992 an agreement on a cooperation between the…

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