Institute for Futures Studies is an independent research foundation that promotes future perspectives in research and public debate
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.
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.
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.
Do poorer youth have fewer friends? The role of household and child economic resources in adolescent school-class friendships ›
Simon Hjalmarsson & Carina Mood