The Open Network Forum (ONF) is an annual event hosted by LINI in Lisbon. The objective is to foster knowledge in frontier research areas and themes, by combining different expertises and experiences. LINI acts just as a facilitator and host, the coordination of the activities of the networks are developed by the individual participants.
Open Network Forum 2009-2011
The theme for the 2009-2011 annual sessions of the LINI-ONF is "After the Crisis. Towards a New Economic Culture " and the event is sponsored by the Science Service of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The first meeting took place on the 3rd and 4th July 2009 in Lisbon at the Gulbenkian Foundation.
2009 ONF Participants:
Manuel Castells, Professor of Communication, USC Annenberg, and UOC Barcelona.
Gustavo Cardoso, Professor of Technology and Society at ISCTE, and Research Director LINI (CIES-ISCTE).
João Caraça, Director of the Science Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon and Full Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the ISEG-UTL.
Craig Calhoun, Professor of Sociology, New York University and President of the Social Science Research Council of the U.S.
Rosalind Williams, Professor and Director, Program on Science, Technology and Society, MIT and former president of the Society of History of Technology
Laurence Tubiana, Professor of Economics, and director of the Institute for Sustainable Development at the Institute d' Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po), University of Paris
Pekka Himanen, Professor of Philosophy, Helsinki University of the Arts.
Sarah Barnet-Weiser, Associate Professor of Communication, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California.
John Thompson, Professor of Sociology, Cambridge University.
Michel Wieviorka, Professor of Sociology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, and President of the International Sociological Association.
Terhi Rantanen, Professor of Global Media & Communications,The London School of Economics and Political Science.