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  1. The world is changing increasingly faster, bringing uncertainty and complexity to many processes, and this acceleration leads to the rise of demand for studies regarding the future. Futures Studies have been w...

    Authors: Carlos Eduardo Barbosa, Alan Lyra, Jano Moreira de Souza, Yuri Lima, Herbert Salazar and Matheus Argôlo
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:11
  2. In honor of its 50th anniversary, the World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) held its XXV World Conference in Paris. The conference provided a venue for reviewing earlier developments and reevaluating prospec...

    Authors: Tamás Kristóf
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:9
  3. In response to pressing global challenges, sustainability transitions research has emerged as an interdisciplinary field focused on fundamental changes, necessitating novel approaches for strategy-making from ...

    Authors: Delia Mangelkramer
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:8
  4. In Finland, agriculture is practiced in variable growing conditions that are further challenged by climate change and under external pressure caused by international competition, changing consumer preferences ...

    Authors: Jaana Sorvali, Vilja Varho, Pasi Rikkonen, Janne Kaseva and Pirjo Peltonen-Sainio
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:5
  5. With the input of 16 experts from a variety of social studies disciplines—including anthropology, art, communication, curriculum and instruction, economics, geography, history, law, measurement and assessment,...

    Authors: Tugce Zehra Kizilgol and Koray Kasapoglu
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:4
  6. This article presents a hybrid foresight study using the Delphi methodology. The study is part of a strategic research project of the Finnish state named “Foresight in Environmental Reference Laboratory Operat...

    Authors: Yrjö Myllylä and Jari Kaivo-oja
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:2
  7. This explorative literature review aims to examine the content and methodologies of recent empirical studies on the aspirations of youth in situations of migration in Europe. The search yielded 30 peer-reviewe...

    Authors: Kyriaki Doumas and Helen Avery
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:1
  8. The digital transformation has induced significant social and economic changes, impacting services of general interest, including healthcare. National healthcare systems serve as crucial pillars of social and ...

    Authors: Philipp Koebe and Sabine Bohnet-Joschko
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:10
  9. Businesses are facing increasing pressure from society and regulators to become more sustainable and do their part to address the climate crisis. These businesses will require continual sustainability innovati...

    Authors: Leena Jokinen, Nicolas A. Balcom Raleigh and Katariina Heikkilä
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:9

    The Correction to this article has been published in European Journal of Futures Research 2024 12:10

  10. Legislatures have recently started to invest in anticipatory governance. Alongside new practices, they have introduced designated future committees and organs that connect MPs to future-regarding visioning and...

    Authors: Vesa Koskimaa and Tapio Raunio
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:8
  11. This article reports on a political game played between November 2021 and February 2022 at a European university in the frame of an elective course open to students from all disciplines. It started from a scen...

    Authors: Christian Dayé, Roman Lukas Prunč and Martin Hofmann-Wellenhof
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:7
  12. Utopian images in XR-games are often ambiguous. How can ambiguity be consciously designed in virtual worlds? What are the design principles for game designers? Ambiguity arises from discontinuity and decontext...

    Authors: Wolfgang Höhl
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:6
  13. The ever-increasing environmental complexity makes strategizing a difficult multidimensional task. In this paper, we conducted a corporate foresight case study in an SME in packaging industry in Iran. The case...

    Authors: Mohsen Taheri Demneh, Ali Zackery and Amir Nouraei
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:5
  14. During a Futures Study, researchers analyze a significant quantity of information dispersed across multiple document databases to gather conjectures about future events, making it challenging for researchers t...

    Authors: Alan de Oliveira Lyra, Carlos Eduardo Barbosa, Yuri Oliveira de Lima, Herbert Salazar dos Santos, Matheus Argôlo and Jano Moreira de Souza
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:4
  15. The politicisation of the future is gaining attention, especially in research on the impact of emerging technologies on modern societies. This observation has motivated technology assessment (TA) and related r...

    Authors: Paulina Dobroć and Andreas Lösch
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:3
  16. Sudden shocks, disturbances, and changes in today’s and the future’s operating environment call for a more resilient food system. COVID-19 and Russia’s latest war in Ukraine have revealed that rapid shocks and...

    Authors: Pasi Rikkonen, Karoliina Rimhanen, Kalle Aro and Jyrki Aakkula
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:2
  17. This article formulates possible future scenarios for the Colombian General Health and Social Security System (GHSSS) in 2033 when it reaches its 40th anniversary. The research draws on intuitive logic from th...

    Authors: Pedro Leon Cruz Aguilar and Javier Enrique Medina Vásquez
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2023 11:1
  18. Work has been continuously changing throughout history. The most severe changes to work occurred because of the industrial revolutions, and we are living in one of these moments. To allow us to address these c...

    Authors: Carlos Eduardo Barbosa, Yuri Oliveira de Lima, Luis Felipe Coimbra Costa, Herbert Salazar dos Santos, Alan Lyra, Matheus Argôlo, Jonathan Augusto da Silva and Jano Moreira de Souza
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:25
  19. This article locates itself at the interface of the innovation ecosystem approach and foresight methodologies. The need for writing this paper emerged from the notion that despite existing common praxis, there...

    Authors: Jouko Myllyoja, Nina Rilla and Maria Lima-Toivanen
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:24
  20. This text explores the meaning of the expression “mined future,” which has been used by local populations who oppose lithium production in Northern Portugal. We argue that the expression encapsulates the exist...

    Authors: Emília Araújo, Sofia Bento and Marcia Silva
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:23
  21. “Autonomous weapon systems” (AWS) have been subject to intense discussions for years. Numerous political, academic and legal actors are debating their consequences, with many calling for strict regulation or e...

    Authors: Thomas Christian Bächle and Jascha Bareis
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:20

    The Correction to this article has been published in European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:26

  22. This paper introduces and motivates the Radical Technology Inquirer (RTI) methodology for anticipation of technological breakthroughs and their combined cross-sectoral and social impacts. The primary use of th...

    Authors: Risto Linturi, Maria Höyssä, Osmo Kuusi and Ville Vähämäki
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:18
  23. What does more-than-human mean? How can we, as humans, understand that our ecology is only one of the many that do exist within the world? Furthermore, in which way should we step aside to let all ecological a...

    Authors: Alessia Romani, Francesca Casnati and Alessandro Ianniello
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:17
  24. By combining qualitative scenarios and life cycle assessment (LCA), we place the latter in a larger context. This study outlines the importance of the integration of future perspectives into LCA, and also the ...

    Authors: Ariane Voglhuber-Slavinsky, Alberto Zicari, Sergiy Smetana, Björn Moller, Ewa Dönitz, Liesbet Vranken, Milena Zdravkovic, Kemal Aganovic and Enno Bahrs
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:15
  25. The term ‘resilience’ has increasingly featured in foreign and security policy discourse, appearing in the 2016 European Union Global Strategy, the 2017 US National Security Strategy, and most recently in the ...

    Authors: Livia Dewaele and Rebecca Lucas
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:13
  26. Sociotechnical imaginaries play a crucial role in the context of urban air mobility. At the beginning of this article, I present the Pop.Up, commonly described as ‘air taxi’, as one such vision. Taking the ana...

    Authors: Marcel Woznica
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:12
  27. The health crisis linked to Covid-19 has had the effect of strongly increasing the activity of certain trades or, on the contrary, decreasing it to the point of stopping. It has also disrupted the organization...

    Authors: Michel Héry, Marc Malenfer, François de Jouvenel and Laurie Grzesiak
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:11
  28. This work aims to enhance the contribution of Aurelio Peccei to Futures Studies and its unaltered relevance in the light of the world’s current scientific issues. Peccei’s contribution in Futures Studies is of...

    Authors: Carolina Facioni and Roberto Paura
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:9
  29. In Industry-Academia Collaborations (IAC) both academic, scientific research results and industrial practitioner findings and experiences are produced. Both types of knowledge should be gathered, codified, and...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen, Janne Järvinen, Tommi Mikkonen and Tomi Männistö
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:8
  30. Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies are gaining visibility and support. Decision-makers are defending the extension of large infrastructures that are low greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters, as a way...

    Authors: Rémy Petitimbert, Gabrielle Bouleau and Clémence Guimont
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:7
  31. Modern technology has had and continues to have various impacts on societies and human life in general. While technology in some ways defines the ‘digital age’ of today, discourses of ‘technological progress’ ...

    Authors: Tapio Rasa and Antti Laherto
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:4
  32. In 2019, sociologist Manuel Castells categorically stated that liberal democracy has exhausted its historical trajectory and, quoting some verses by Octavio Paz, expressed: “Not what it could have been:/it is ...

    Authors: Felipe Arocena, Sebastián Sansone and Nicolás Alvarez
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:3
  33. Negative emissions techniques (NETs) promise to capture greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and sequester them. Since decarbonisation efforts have been slow, and the climate crisis is intensifying, it is incr...

    Authors: Nils Markusson, Duncan McLaren, Bronislaw Szerszynski, David Tyfield and Rebecca Willis
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:2
  34. Foresight has recently emerged as one of the most attractive and practical fields of study, while being used to draw up a preferable future and formulate appropriate strategies for achieving predetermined goal...

    Authors: Mostafa Izadi, Hamidreza Seiti and Mostafa Jafarian
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:1
  35. This article proposes a functional historicist explanation to explicate the core ideas and underlying logic embedded in the futures literacy concept.

    Authors: Jan Erik KARLSEN
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:17
  36. As materializations of trends toward developing and implementing urban socio-technical and enviro-economic experiments for transition, eco-cities have recently received strong government and institutional supp...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:16
  37. Emerging energy systems are inherently different from their conventional counter-parts. To address all issues of these systems, comprehensive approaches of transdisciplinary and post-normal sciences are needed...

    Authors: Zahra Heidari Darani, Mohsen Taheri Demne, Darush Mohammadi Zanjirani and Ali Zackery
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:15

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