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RSD Symposium proceedings have been published since RSD2 (2013). The entire corpus of articles, presentation decks, sketchnotes and videos can be searched and filtered on They are published under a common ISSN and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.


Playing with Tensions

Embracing new complexity, collaboration and contexts in systemic design (2021)

Systemic Design for Well-being

From human to humane (2020)

Systems Change

Design for governance (2019)

Challenging Complexity

Systemic design towards sustainability (2018)

Environment, Economy, Democracy

Flourishing together (2017)

RSD1 Postcard


Relating systems thinking and design seminar (2011)


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