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


News / 16 April, 2015

PostDoc wanted for research on valuing future lives 

The Institute for Futures Studies is looking for a postdoc to be part of a research project on valuing future lives. The applicant needs to hold a PhD degree on a relevant philosophical topic when the employment starts. The project is directed by Professor Krister Bykvist (Philosophy).

News / 23 March, 2015

Law or fist? An interview on the Social Democrats and political resistance 

How do you organize political resistance? Is it reasonable to use non-democratic methods to protect a democratic society? And how do you get everyone in a large organization to agree on a common strategy? Listen to an interview with historians Johan A Lundin and Victor Lundberg.

News / 17 February, 2015

Rethinking society for the 21st century 

A couple of weeks ago it was decided that the Institute for Futures Studies will support the project International Panel on Social Progress. It is a large project with high ambitions that mobilizes several hundred scientists from different parts of the world. The goal is set on improving people’s living conditions.

News / 13 February, 2015
News / 4 February, 2015

We welcome Jesper Strömbäck och Danica Kragic Jensfelt to our board 

The Swedish government has appointed two new members to the board of the Institute for Futures Studies. The new members come with knowledge of robotics and experience from the government’s Future Commission; Danica Kragic Jensfelt and Jesper Strömbäck. Together with the other seven members of the board, they will among other things help the institute to contribute to the public debate on important issues for the future.

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