Visiting Researchers

The Institute for Futures Studies has visiting researchers on a regular base for shorter and longer periods of time. These researchers work closely with researchers at the Institute.

Karsten Klint Jensen, Associate Professor, Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO), University of Copenhagen.
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Visiting: February 8th to Febuary 12th

Robert Akira Watson, Research Assistant at  NAMA - Strategic Intelligence Solutions
robertakirawatson@gmail.com
Visiting: March 16th to June 22nd

Michael Howard, Professor, Department of Philosophy, The University of Maine
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Visiting: March 22nd to March 31st

Chandra Kumar, Professor in the Philosophy department, York University, Toronto
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Visiting: May 2nd - August 24th

Frank Kalter, Professor, Dr., University of Mannheim
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Visiting: May 8th to May 19th

Serena Olsaretti, ICREA Research Professor, Departament d’Humanitats, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
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Visiting: June 12th to June 21st

Axel Gosseries, Professor, Louvain University.
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Visiting: August 30th to September 7th

Geoffrey Brennan, Professor, Australian National University College of Arts and Social Sciences
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Visiting: September 18th to September 29th

Robert Goodin, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Australian National University
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Visiting: September 12th to September 23rd

Wayne Sumner, University Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
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Visiting: September 24th to October 8th

Avital Livny, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Visiting: November 6-11.

Jonathan Boston, Professor of Public Policy at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zeeland
Issues on which he is currently working:

  1. climate change adaptation -- specifically the governance and funding of managed retreat from low-lying coastal areas and other vulnerable areas
  2. the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals - including national-level priority setting, coordinating mechanisms and reporting arrangements
  3. the implications of the fourth industrial revolution (AI, cellular agriculture, etc etc.) (including for the nature of work and the design of the welfare state)
  4. comprehensive wealth accounting/natural capital accounting and related issues."

If you would like to discuss any of the above when Jonathan Boston is in Stockholm, don't hesitate to get in touch with him at: jonathan.boston@vuw.ac.nz
More information about Jonathan Boston
Visiting: December 4-9.