Category Archives: Miscellanea

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…

The digital workplace – nucleus of transformation

The S-BPM ONE 2020, the 12th International Conference on Subject-Oriented Business Process Management, originally planned at BIBA Bremen Institute for Production and Logistics, Bremen, Germany, took place from December 2–3, 2020 in an online format. Accordingly, emergence became evident throughout preparation leading to the novel format of…

Property, the Media, and the Public Sphere

GSIS’s partner organisation, the Netzwerk Kritische Kommunikationswissenschaft, a scholarly network that tries to push critical communication and media studies in the German speaking countries, in cooperation with the Institute for Heterodox Economis, WU Vienna, hosts a conference on “Property, the…

Evolutionary dynamics of social systems – looking for a new dialogue

Under that title, a special issue of the journal Biosystems was released recently. More than twenty contributions have been edited by Pedro C. Marijuán, Bioinformation and Systems Biology Group at the Aragon Health Sciences Institute in Zaragoza, Spain, and Andrei…

The International Review of Information Ethics migrated to Alberta

The International Review of Information Ethics (IRIE) founded by renowned information philosopher – the first in the West – Rafael Capurro, has found a new platform after his retirement. Jared Bielby, research associate at the University of Alberta in Edmonton,…

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