Athanasios Karafillidis, Dr. phil.
Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg

“... our studies could be inspired by a more ancient, but today less honored, motive: a curiosity about the world of which we are part. The rewards of such work are not power but beauty.” Gregory Bateson, Steps to an Ecology of Mind [2000: 269]


Interface-Komplexität [Interface-Complexity], Conference “Komplexe Grenzen: Dimensionen – Dynamiken – Technologien”, Europäische Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, 3.-4. November 2016.

Die Identitäten der relationalen Soziologie [The Identities of Relational Sociology], Adhoc-Gruppe „Konvergenzen und Forschungsperspektiven der relationalen Soziologie“, DGS-Kongress 2016 in Bamberg „Geschlossene Gesellschaften“, 38. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, 26.-30. September 2016, Universität Bamberg.

Cybernetics and New Materialism (in German). Workshop on Sociology and New Materialisms, LMU Munich, 29 January 2016.

Boundary-Nets and Border Crossers (in German). Autumn School "Grenzgänger in Theorie und Praxis" at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, 08 October 2015.

“Soziale Formen. Fortführung eines soziologischen Programms” [Social Forms. Continuing a Sociological Program], published at transcript Verlag. The book is out of print after only 4 years. You can still purchase the eBook version (click on the cover below). Browse the book at Google Books or with Amazon's Look Inside function.

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