Scenarios and Future Societies

Monday, 11 July 2016: 10:45-12:15
Location: Hörsaal 34 (Main Building)
RC07 Futures Research (host committee)

Language: English

This session will examine the relevance of scenarios in developing understanding of how societies of the future will be organised. Papers are invited both from those who have been involved in scenario developments and from those who wish to analyse conceptually what is involved in scenario work in sociology. The presumption of this session in thinking futures is that they are sociomaterial, that is not simply technological but also not “purely” social.
Session Organizer:
Chia-ling LAI, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Future Scenarios in Ageing Research
Kathrin KOMP, University of Helsinki, Finland
Future Scenarios As an Epistemic Practice in Urban Transportation Planning
Hannes KRÄMER, Europa-Universität VIadrina, Germany
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