26 September 2018

The importance of protecting religious buildings in war

It has been a long and violent conflict, but the parties have finally come to an agreement to put down their weapons – now it...

10 July 2018

A negative attitude toward immigration, the parliament and societal change, unite those who vore for the Sweden Democrats

During the last couple of decades, Europe has experienced significant political change as a result of new political parties t...

09 July 2018

The essence of norms in Sicily – home of the Mafia

Social norms are the glue that holds society and people together. But how can we change poor, destructive norms? Giulia Andri...

28 June 2018

Should corporations be allowed to vote?

Democracy was once defined so that neither women nor poor could vote. Nowadays this sounds absurd and it’s obvious that both ...

14 June 2018

Gustaf Arrhenius receives prolonged appointment as director of the institute

What sets the framework for the research at the Institute for Futures Studies is research programs, created by the director. ... (2015-2020) was created by our current director Gustaf Arrhenius, Professor of Practical Philosophy at Stockholm University. Usually the director leaves the institute after about six years, but the board has now decided to extend Gustaf's period until 2026. Good news for an institute that deals with the future!