This symposium is intended to stimulate a more well-informed and research-driven discussion of basic income.
With the traditional welfare state creaking under pressure, the idea of a basic income has become one of the most widely debated social policy proposals in the world. Welcome to a seminar whith one of the most well-known advocates of this old idea, Philippe Van Parijs.
Professor Olli Kangas, direktör för samhällsrelationer vid FPA, Finland
Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau, Macrosociology at Humboldt University
Epistemic utility theorists have recently started addressing the question of how to compare epistemic states that differ in the number of propositions they have an opinion on. The aim of this workshop is to discuss what epistemic utility theorists can learn from population ethicists (and vice versa).
Keith Banting, a professor of political science at Queen's University Ylva Hasselberg, a professor of economic history at Uppsala University Aaron Etzler, party secretary of the Left and author or the Reinfeldt effect Moderator: Enna Gerin, an investigator at the union idea institut Katalys
Nancy Cartwright is Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Durham and at the University of California, San Diego
This conference is organized by the Institute for futures studies in cooperation with the Network for evidence-based policy, a Swedish network of academics, journalists and civil servants concerned with improving the quality of government and welfare services through the application of the scientific method
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Marc Fleurbaey, Robert E. Kuenne Professor of Economics and Humanistic Studies
Donatella Della Porta, Professor of Sociology in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute, and professor of Political science at the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane
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The Oxford Moral Philosophy Seminar
Jo (Jonathan) Wolff, Professor of Philosophy at University College London
Janine R. Wedel is a university professor in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University and a Senior Research Fellow of the New America Foundation.
Richard Bradley, professor at the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics and Political Science
Daniel Wikler, Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health at the Harvard School of Public Health
Rae Langton, Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University
Welcome to a seminar with Thomas Hylland Eriksen about the future of the nation.
Overheating. Understanding accelerated change.
The most recent conflict in Gaza – Operation Protective Edge – brought to the fore crucially important debates in both international law and the ethics of war. In November this year, a group of international experts from different areas, met to discuss legal and moral issues. The results from this discussion, will now be presented at a breakfast seminar.
Welcome to a seminar on personal integrity in the era of digitalisation, and Bruce Schneier's book Data and Goliath. The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World. Main speaker: Bruce Schneier
Dr Malcolm Fairbrother, University of Bristol
The Franco-Swedish Program for Philosophy and Economics will arrange a final conference in Uppsala where a group of prominent philosophers and economists will meet to discuss issues at the border between the two disciplines.
Professor Bob Goodin, Australian National University
Larry Temkin, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences. The State University of New Jersey.
Riksbankens Jubileumsfond is celebrating it's 50th anniversary and is organizing an international symposium on research at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm on 6 May 2015. Several international researchers have been invited to discuss research today and tomorrow. Moderator is the writer, journalist and broadcaster Johanna Koljonen.
Senior lecturer Göran Duus-Otterström vid Göteborgs universitet.
The professors Sverker Gustavsson and Torbjörn Tännsjö discuss "Decemberöverenskommelsen" together with Sanna Rayman and Daniel Suhonen.
Moa Bursell is a postdoctoral researcher in Sociology at the Institute for Futures Studies and a member of the Stockholm University Linnaeus Centre for Integration Studies (SULCIS).
Christian Munthe, Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Gothenburg.
Dr Malcolm Fairbrother
Dr. Ashwini Vasanthakumar, University of Oxford
Main speaker: Julian Savulescu, Uehiro Professor of Practical Ethics A seminar on the use of medicine to improve moral behaviour and solve the greatest problems of the 21st century.
Main speaker: Saskia Sassen
Tapio Salonen, Professor in Social Work, Malmö University
John Broome, White's Professor of Moral Philosophy
Going Solo and Connecting. Main speaker: Eric Klinenberg
Seminar during "Digital Health Days".
The Future of Inequality: Low Growth, Oligarchic Redistribution, and the Crisis of Democratic Capitalism.
Juho Härkönen, Stockholms Universitet
Michael Osborne, Exeter College, Oxford.
Kay Axhausen, ETH Zürich
Johan Koskinen, University of Manchester
Erik Mohlin, Oxford University
Katerina Vrotsou, Linköping University
Kirk Scott, the Institute for Futures Studies and Lund University
Karin Halldén, Stockholm University
Main speaker Chantal Mouffe.
Giangiacomo Bravo, professor at Linnéuniversitetet
Main speaker: Mark Lilla Read more about Mark Lilla on Wikipedia.
Frank Schweitzer, ETH Zürich
Katrin Ausprung, History and Sociology, Konstanz University, Germany
Welcome to a seminar where we present the newest results from World Values Survey, the world's largest survey on values and cultural changes.
Nanda Wijermans, Stockholm Resilience Centre
The future of work: the paradox of increased team production and greater inequality in pay in the knowledge economy. Main speaker: Richard B. Freeman.
The labor market has changed in recent decades, demanding a high level of education. Meanwhile, a high percentage of the individuals who have sought refuge in Sweden the past two years have been to school for less than nine years. Have labor market policies aimed at new arrivals been adjusted to fit the changes in the labor market?
In 2013 the Institute for Futures Studies arranged the 6th annual INAS-Conference in Stockholm. The conference was opened by Thomas Schelling, being interviewed by Richard Swedberg.
A seminar on the future of social sciences.
Victor Yakovenko, University of Maryland
Mikael Bask, Department of Economics Uppsala University
Professor Bo Rothstein, Department of Political Science, Gothenburg University
Jens Krause, Humboldt University, Berlin
Kimmo Eriksson, Mälardalen University
Professor Staffan Furusten, SCORE, Stockholm University
Michael Mäs, ETH Zurich
Three lectures with Charles F. Manski.
Gianluca Manzo, Sociology Sorbonne