RC51 is the Research Committee on Sociocybernetics of the International Sociological Association. It has approximately 130 members worldwide with the aim to promote the development of sociocybernetic theory and research within the social sciences. Sociocybernetics is broadly defined here as applications within the social sciences of first- and second-order cybernetics, general systems theory and the various combinations and variations of these that can be subsumed under the term “the emerging sciences of complexity”.
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR YOKOHAMA CONFERENCE IS NOW OPEN
RC51 Sessions (in alphabetical order) are:
* A More Equal World: A Systemic Perspective to Think the Relation between Knowledge Construction and Cultural Management Development
* Complejidad, intervención social y trabajo comunitario. Complexity, Social Intervention and Community Work
* Developments in Systems and/or Cybernetic Approaches: Asian and European and American Perspectives. Part I
* Observing Social Systems in the Era of Big Data
* Open Systems, Open Data, Open Government
* Sociocybernetics of Innovation: Drivers, Barriers and Stabilizers of Innovation in Different Theoretical Contexts
* Special Sessions in Cooperation with the Japanese Systems Theory Societies.Part I: Dialogue on New Generation Systems Approach
* The Sociocybernetics of “Cybernation” and the Emerging “Cyber-Nation”
On-line abstract submission
If you have questions about any specific session, please feel free to contact the Session Organizer for more information.
We are looking forward to receiving your abstracts and meeting you next year