Welcome to an autumn of research seminars, presenting ongoing research from various disciplines!

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


News / 18 November, 2015

War ethics and international law – a discussion with academics, practitioners and policy-makers 

In the summer of 2014, Israel launched a military action against Gaza called “Operation Protective Edge”, as a response to Hamas rocket attacks. The conflict brought to the fore important debates in both international law and the ethics of war. On November 11th academics, practitioners and policy-makers met at the Institute for Futures Studies for a discussion.

Publication / 21 October, 2015
News / 21 October, 2015

Great expectations 

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences), the foundation arranged the seminar “Great expectations”, on the future of research.

News / 3 September, 2015

The dilemma of human enhancement 

Would you cut off your legs and replace them with prostheses which can take you places faster? Would you take drugs to enhance your cognitive skills? Perhaps you are already doing that? In the latest episode of Crosstalks, “The dilemma of human enhancement”, researchers discuss the practical and ethical boundaries of human enhancement.

Publication / 27 August, 2015
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