Seminar and interview with Larry Temkin.
Gustaf Arrhenius
Sweden, an extreme country? New version of the World Values Survey culture map.
Welcome to a seminar on the 21st of September.

Institute for Futures Studies is an independent research foundation that promotes future perspectives in research and public debate


News / 13 July, 2015

What we talk about when we talk about equality 

Equality seems like a simple enough notion. It is about everybody having the same amount of whatever resources we care about. But is it really that simple? The American philosopher Larry Temkin tells us in an interview about his take on equality and on how this can be used when trying to achieve equality in society.

News / 7 July, 2015

Gustaf Arrhenius elected to a council which will help government with sustainability 

During the Swedish politician’s week in Visby, the government decided to appoint a scientific council for sustainable development. The council will strengthen the link between politics and academia.

News / 29 June, 2015

New anthology on the possibilities and challenges of digitalisation 

The Digitalisation Commission, established by the Swedish government in 2012, has published an anthology where scholars and experts writes on how it is that Sweden has been so successful in digitization and what can be done to continue that success. Among the authors are Anders Ekholm and Bi Puranen, both from the Institute for Futures Studies.

News / 24 June, 2015

We are all prejudiced. You and me both 

At the Institute for Futures Studies, we treat discrimination as an import issue for the future. We are studying how it manifests itself, but we are also trying to understand how and why discrimination arises. One way to do this is to study the individual and his/hers prejudices.

Publication / 17 June, 2015
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Research seminar

Åsa Knaggård: TBA 


Research seminar

Jules Holroyd: TBA 

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