CFP | Kybernetes | Futures of Media: Shifting spheres

Dr. Steffen Roth

Shifting Spheres

Call for Papers to a special issue of Kybernetes [Clarivate Impact Factor: .980]

Guest Editors:

Markus Heidingsfelder, Habib University Karachi, Pakistan*
Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, PR of China
Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Yerevan State University, Armenia
*Corresponding guest editor. Email: 


The concept of publicity as a sphere was first introduced to scientific discourse by Jürgen Habermas in the 1970’s and has had a remarkable career ever since. In this special issue of Kybernetes, we want to turn our attention to three thematic spheres surrounding the concept of the sphere:

  1. The concept This may include its origins, its history, and its potential, as well as its limitations. At this meta-theoretical level, comparisons between the ostensibly antagonistic theoretical perspectives of systems theory and the theory of communicative action of the two become possible. As a consequence, the concept of…

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