Futures Conference 2023 "Empowering Futures – Long-term Governance, Democracy and Futures Research" will be organised on 14−16 June 2023 in Turku, Finland and online. The Call for Papers, Posters and Workshops is now open – Welcome!
Keyword: Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC)
30 years of making sense of futures! Join the Finland Futures Research Centre's Anniversary Celebration on 24 Nov 2022
The Finland Futures Research Centre cordially invites you to attend its 30th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday 24 November 2022 at 13–17.
As part of the Finland Futures Research Centre's 30 Year Anniversary Celebrations we are reaching out to connect with you, to see what you are doing now and inviting you to our FFRC Alumni Network, that we are currently developing.
The 22nd Futures Conference focused on the wide variety of ways people imagine futures and wellbeing in our societies. We invited participants to think of the current changes and challenges in the world in a planetary scale. ‘Planetary Futures of Health and Wellbeing’ conference was organised during 15–17 June 2022 in Turku, Finland and online as a hybrid event.
University of Turku takes part in the newly launched Horizon Europe project IN SITU - Place-based innovation of cultural and creative industries in non-urban areas (2022–2026). IN SITU is coordinated by the Centre of Social Studies at the University of Coimbra.
Futures Consciousness describes what kind of future images we tend to create (Dissertation: M.Soc.Sci. Sanna Ahvenharju, 10.6.2022, Futures studies)
Futures Consciousness highlights how our expectations, assumptions, biases, and attitudes influence the way we see the future and how we respond to it. In her dissertation, Sanna Ahvenharju and colleagues developed a definition of futures consciousness that can be applied to individuals as well as organisations. In addition, they developed a way to measure its manifestation among individuals.
The importance of developing futures literacy in science and innovation processes – remarks on UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum, 6 May 2022
Nicolas Balcom Raleigh, project researcher at FFRC and UNESCO Co-Chair on Learning for Transformation and Planetary Futures at University of Turku contributed to Roundtable 3 at UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum on 6 May 2022.
Dissertation in Futures Studies [25.3.2022]: Leena Jokinen: "Ideation for future cruise ships. Collaborative foresight in cruise ship concept ideation"
Lic. Sc. (Econ. & BA) Leena Jokinen defends her dissertation in Futures Studies entitled ”Ideation for future cruise ships. Collaborative foresight in cruise ship concept ideation" on Friday 25 March 2022 at 12.00 at the Turku School of Economics.