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  1. The nature of the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Africa is in permanent evolution. Historically, the EU mostly dominated the relationship while Africa developed adaptive/reactive strategies. ...

    Authors: Robin Bourgeois, Frank Mattheis and John Kotsopoulos

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:9

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. The circular economy can be defined as an economic system of exchange and production intended to increase the efficiency of the use of resources at all stages of products’ life cycle (including goods and servi...

    Authors: Michel Héry and Marc Malenfer

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:8

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  3. Since the Green Revolution, worldwide agriculture has been characterized by a typical top–down approach. The degree of autonomy, creativity, and responsibility of farmers has been limited by the continuous ext...

    Authors: Elena Pagliarino, Francesca Orlando, Valentina Vaglia, Secondo Rolfo and Stefano Bocchi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:7

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  4. This paper presents a case study of a participatory agenda setting process in rural areas, with the aim of establishing at which points participation was achieved and via which channels and processes the resul...

    Authors: Fabian Schroth, Hannah Glatte, Simone Kaiser and Marie Heidingsfelder

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:6

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  5. This empirical paper presents a case of a participatory agenda-setting exercise for green care services in Hungary. Science Cafés were utilised as a participatory agenda-setting tool within the framework of th...

    Authors: Bálint Balázs, Janka Horváth and György Pataki

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are generally recognized as important actors in societies, fulfilling diverse sets of roles. Given the nature of their work and the complexity of the fast-changing context...

    Authors: Eva Šerá Komlossyová, Martin Schlossarek, Lucie Macková and Nikola Medová

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. The participation of practitioners in transdisciplinary sustainability research has been heralded as a promising tool for producing ‘robust’ knowledge and engendering societal transformations. Although transdi...

    Authors: Livia Fritz and Claudia R. Binder

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. Co-creation principles have become prominent in the scientific disciplines that aim to respond to global sustainability challenges especially in the global south. This paper analyses a co-creation pilot of glo...

    Authors: Kaisa Matschoss, Maria Pietilä, Mikko Rask and Tanja Suni

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:2

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  9. The current European context is characterised by the emergence of socio-political tensions that threaten to derail the cohesion objectives traditionally promoted by the authorities of the European Union. With ...

    Authors: Esther Cores-Bilbao, María del Carmen Méndez-García and M. Carmen Fonseca-Mora

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. It seems that the least accurate (population) forecasts are those published in the period of great historical turning points both economic and political. Several studies analysed the forecasts’ accuracy in Wes...

    Authors: Branislav Bleha

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. To address future challenges of planetary decision-making on key ecological and social issues in an increasingly nationalistic world, we propose a new global governance model of technocratic ascendancy that ca...

    Authors: Alice Ba, Kara Ellerby, Daniel Green, Daniel Kinderman, Stuart Kauffman, Matthew Weinert and Saleem H. Ali

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:3

    Content type: Commentary and Discussion

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  12. Vehicles are increasingly equipped with sensors that measure the state of the vehicle and surrounding road users. Although most of these sensor data currently remain local to the vehicle, the data could be sha...

    Authors: J. C. F. de Winter, D. Dodou, R. Happee and Y. B. Eisma

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. Software is the key enabling technology (KET) as digitalization is cross-cutting future energy systems spanning the production sites, distribution networks, and consumers particularly in electricity smart grid...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen and Niko Mäkitalo

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. The transport sector produces 23% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally. While the mitigation of climate change requires GHG emissions to be drastically reduced, the emissions from the transport sector ar...

    Authors: Heikki Liimatainen, Markus Pöllänen and Riku Viri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:22

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. This paper centralises the question of what academics in higher education settings need to know about other fields to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaborative work. The concept of ‘knowledge’, while recognis...

    Authors: Nicky Priaulx and Martin Weinel

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:21

    Content type: Research article

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  16. No contemporary major city is sustainable, with current population and levels of consumption, beyond the fossil fuels which have facilitated what has appropriately been called “high-energy modernity.” At prese...

    Authors: Graeme Lang

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:19

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  17. Based on previous studies on corporate foresight, companies and organizations still suffer from the lack of a framework to encounter future economic conditions as well as assuring all relevant external changes...

    Authors: Sohail Dadkhah, Rohullah Bayat, Safar Fazli, Einallah Keshavarz Tork and Aboalghasem Ebrahimi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:18

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  18. Films can be seen as cultural projections of technoscientific futures. The ways that technoscience is represented in films may shape the way we perceive future innovations and the social implications of such d...

    Authors: Regula Valérie Burri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:17

    Content type: Research article

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  19. If futures studies aims to become someday an autonomous field of research and application, it must prove that it contributes knowledge, methods, and viewpoints different from those distinctive of other already...

    Authors: Roberto Poli

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:15

    Content type: Research article

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  20. In this contribution, we investigate how results produced in a large-scale participatory agenda setting process differ from results of expert-based foresight studies with a similar aim of informing EU research...

    Authors: Aaron Rosa, Niklas Gudowsky and Philine Warnke

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:14

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Backcasting as a scholarly and planning approach is increasingly used in futures studies in fields related to urban sustainability as an alternative to traditional planning approaches and a formal element of f...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:13

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. The question whether foresight processes are scientific procedures at all is still under lively discussion. In this article, we shall try to give an answer by creating a generic model of such processes and com...

    Authors: Michael Lauster and Stephanie Hansen-Casteel

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. The relationship between media and politics in Iran is significantly complicated and multidimensional. Although the so-called independent press and news media are being published in a regular basis, the entire...

    Authors: Sara Talebian and Hamed Talebian

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:8

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. Water utilities are facing the challenging problem of planning rehabilitation and renewal of their urban water systems for an uncertain future, which will be affected by climate change, demographic changes and...

    Authors: Stian Bruaset and Sveinung Sægrov

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. In the present work, a set of future studies were implemented in order to answer the following question: What will the future scenarios be within the next 5 years regarding new technologies in the public educa...

    Authors: Matías Mateu, Cristóbal Cobo and John Moravec

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:6

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The current business environments are increasingly dominated by the networked and systemic conceptualisation of value creation. However, surprisingly, little is known about the explicit and symbolic (inter)rel...

    Authors: Sanna Ketonen-Oksi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:5

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) has conducted foresight activities for decades. In recent years, the speed of social change has increased and the complexity in politics and eco...

    Authors: Miki Kuribayashi, Kazuhiro Hayashi and Shinichi Akaike

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:4

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular problems, diabetes, cancer, multi-skeletal disorders, depression, neurologic disorders and many more are the major cause of health problems and death in...

    Authors: Beatrix Wepner and Susanne Giesecke

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:2

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. Change makers are visionaries who wish to bring change to their respective fields. As technological change is accelerating, it is relevant to consider, how the way and what we teach can evolve with the future ...

    Authors: Vikram Munigala, Päivi Oinonen and Kalevi Ekman

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 6:1

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  30. Science diplomacy links the two policy domains of foreign affairs and science policy. Competitive thinking and the ways in which this affects global challenges are now putting the globalisation trends in scien...

    Authors: Jos Leijten

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:20

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  31. Futures studies argue that the future cannot be predicted, but rather alternative futures can be explored and preferred futures can be imagined. Furthermore, our images of the futures can be a resource that in...

    Authors: Ana Nuutinen, Riikka Räisänen and Päivi Fernström

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:18

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  32. Future scenarios are often used to address long-term challenges characterised by uncertainty and complexity, as they can help explore different alternative future pathways. Scenarios can therefore be a useful ...

    Authors: Eléonore Fauré, Yevgeniya Arushanyan, Elisabeth Ekener, Sofiia Miliutenko and Göran Finnveden

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:17

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  33. Digital transformation is rapidly causing major, even disruptive changes in many industries. Moreover, global developments like digital platforms (cloud) and IoT create fundamentally new connections at many le...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen and Maarit Laanti

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:16

    Content type: Original Paper

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  34. Mediatisation of the world and the increasing power of social networks, means that consumers’ choices are more and more based on identity play, gaining social currency and self-branding. Furthermore the choice...

    Authors: Hanna Willman-Iivarinen

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:14

    Content type: Original Article

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  35. We are living in a world of increasing interconnectedness through digitalisation and globalisation, exacerbating environmental conditions, severe economic challenges, uneven distribution of wealth, and geopoli...

    Authors: Sirkka Heinonen, Joni Karjalainen, Juho Ruotsalainen and Karlheinz Steinmüller

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:12

    Content type: Original Article

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  36. The present paper provides a meta-study of security and defence foresight documents by the Atlantic Alliance, European Union and various official bodies linked to the Defence Ministries of Canada, France, Germ...

    Authors: Javier Jordan

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:11

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