Within the framework of the international Workshop on "Social Networks: from communicating to solidary networks", Rainer Zimmermann develops his own insights concerning the "social dynamics in the information society" in a webinar, broadcasted on October 31st (10:30 am) through the Youtube channel of MyUniversity-ULE
, herewith accessible.
Rainer Zimmermann -met in Munich with J.M. Díaz Nafría- discusses about the groundings of social praxis in the theory of systems, advancing the topics that will be further elaborated in León during the last week of January 2014. Within a few weeks a webinar held by Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic from the University of Mälardalen, Sweden, will further develop the topic of social dynamics in the information society dealing with computational aspects.
Rainer E. Zimmermann is p received his PhD in Mathematics in 1977 from Frei Universität Berlin;
rofessor of natural philosophy at the Faculty of General and Interdisciplinary studies (FK 13) at the Munich University of Applied Sciences. He
PhD in Philosophy in 1988 from TU Berlin. Since 1995, h
is interdisciplinary profile and expertise in the area of interest can be clearly observed in the varied positions he has held throughout his academic
In 1998, Habilitation in Natural Philosophy (University of Kassel) – since then member (Privatdozent) of the department there;
1999/2000 Visiting Scholar at the History and Philosophy of Science Department and Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, both at Cambridge (UK) – since then Life Member of Clare Hall;
2001 Research Visitor to the University of Bologna, Cooperative Research Project there under the title "Reconstruction of the Historical City Centre";
2003 Senior Visiting Fellow to the Institute of Advanced Studies, Villa Gandolfi Pallavicini, University of Bologna;
2006 International Visiting Professor at the Information and Communication Technologies and Society program, University of Salzburg;
2010/2011 Visiting Professor, Centre for Metropolitan Studies, TU Berlin.