projects

Last modified August 25th, 2014 by hofkirchner


(data referring to the time before 1990 are not complete due to reports not available, since in september 1990 the Austrian Academy of Sciences provoked a preliminary investigation by public prosecution taking recourse to the intelligence service of the ministry of the interior (Staatspolizeilicher Dienst) and locked out all employees of the Institute for Socio-Economic Development Research and Technology Assessment by means of police force – a measure that, finally, proved unjustified)

@ Unified Theory of Information Research Group, Vienna

“Projekt Vernadskij”, Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin e.V., 2010–2013 (Co-worker)

“SNS3 – Social Networking Sites in the Surveillance Society”, Austrian Science Fund, 9/2010–2/2013 (Advisory Board)

“Living in Surveillance Societies (LiSS)”, COST Action IS0807, 4/2009–4/2013 (Co-worker)

“BITrum: Interdisciplinary Elucidation of the Information Concept”, 11/2008– (Scientific Committee), INTECO, León, and Universidad de León, Spain

@ Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, Vienna

“Social Morphogenesis”, Centre for Social Ontology, University of Warwick (formerly EPFL), 1/2012–1/2016 (Collaborator)

“Systems in Biology”, 3/2011–2/2015 (Cooperation partner)

German edition of Edgar Morin’s six volumes oeuvre “La Méthode”, vol. 2-6, 2011– (Editor)

“Reconstruction of and addenda to Bertalanffy’s General System Theory as a headstone of a new philosophical anthropology (part 2)”, wien kultur, 3/2009, Hochschuljubiläumsfonds der Stadt Wien, MA 8, 12/2009 (Coordinator)

“ESCO: Encyclopedia of Systems and Cybernetics online”, 6/2008– (Coordinator)

“Reconstruction of and addenda to Bertalanffy’s General System Theory as a headstone of a new philosophical anthropology (part 1)”, wien kultur, 1/2008–3/2008 (Coordinator)

Establishing the Bertalanffy Archive in Vienna, 2004

German edition of Mark Davidson’s “Uncommon Sense – The Life and Thought of Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Father of General Systems Theory”, 2004–2005

@ Paris Lodron University of Salzburg

International ICTs-and-Society Network Launch Meeting, 6/2008 (Partner)

German edition of Edgar Morin’s six volumes oeuvre “La Méthode”, vol. 1, 2006–2010 (Editor)

Gatherings in Biosemiotics 2006, Salzburg, 7/2006 (Organiser)

@ Vienna University of Technology

“Human Strategies in Complexity: Philosophical Foundations for a Theory of Evolutionary Systems”, EC (INTAS), 7/2001–12/2004 (Coordinator)

“Myzel – Selbstorganisation in vernetzten Welten, Konzept für ein Spiel” (Self-organisation in networked worlds), BMBWK, 8/2000–7/2001 (Coordinator)

“Design and Socio-Cultural Evolution”, pilot study for the University of Technology, Sydney, 9/1999 (Coordinator)

“Internet in Asia”, EC (INCO-DC), 3/1998–2/2000 (Coordinator)

“Politik und Philosophie elektronischer Vernetzung – ungarisch-österreichische Ansätze und Erfahrungen” (Politics and philosophy of electronic networking), IFK, 4/1995–3/1997 (Co-worker)

“Zur Genese von Informationsstrukturen” (On the genesis of information structures), FWF, 2/1993–1/1995 (Co-worker)

“Ökonomisch-ökologische Modellbildung”, BMUJF, 9/1992–1/1993 (Co-worker)

“Innovationszählung in Österreich”, BMWF, Bundeskammer der gewerblichen Wirtschaft, 1992 (Co-worker)

“Neue Wege zur Messung des Sozialprodukts”, BMUJF, 1991–1992 (Co-worker)

@ Austrian Academy of Sciences

“Vorprojekt zur Erarbeitung strategischer Kriterien für die Technikgestaltung und über die Entwicklungsaussichten sozio-ökonomisch-ökologischer Systeme”, BMWF, 1989–1990 (Co-worker)

“Erstellung eines Systemdynamikmodells der österreichischen Wirtschaft”, FWF, before 1990 (Co-worker)

“Wirtschaftswachstum und Strukturwandel – Ökonomische Theorie auf dem Personalcomputer”, Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank,before 1990 (Co-worker)

“Perspektiven von Technologie und Arbeitswelt in Österreich”, BMWF, before 1990 (Co-worker)

“Anwendungskonzepte flexibler Automation in Klein- und Mittelbetrieben (Vorstudie)”, BMWF, before 1990 (Co-worker)

“Industrieroboter in Österreich”, Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank, before 1990 (Co-worker)

@ other

“Wissenschaft – Sprachspiel oder allgemeine Arbeit?”, Wissenschaftsstipendium des Kulturamts der Stadt Wien, before 1990