Research Committees

RC07 Futures Research


  • Concern for the future of societies, centering on agency and envisioning scenarios for the future: the possible, the probable, and especially the preferable.
  • Emphasis on values, moral concern, and related issues of culture.

To know more about the history of RC07, go to Bulletin 29 (1982), pp. 5-6.

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Board 2023 - 2027

President Markus SCHULZ, Erfurt University, Germany,
Vice-President Jan NEDERVEEN PIETERSE, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Secretary-Treasurer Radhamany SOORYAMOORTHY, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa,
Board Members

William K. CARROLL, University of Victoria, Canada
Isabel DA COSTA, CNRS, France
Jianbang DENG, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Mariolina GRAZIOSI, University of Milan, Italy
Julia ROZANOVA, Yale University, USA
Ligia TAVERA FENOLLOSA, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Mexico
Tin-yuet TING, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Past President Soraya CORTES, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Program Coordinator for V ISA Forum of Sociology 2025 is:
Markus S. SCHULZ,


RC07 newsletter aims to be a means of communication among the members of RC07 as well as other scholars interested in futures research. It is published non-periodically according to the needs of our scientific community. In addition to announcements of events organized by our RC, or related to our research concerns, we include news from our members, reports of activities, information on new publications, ongoing projects and works in progress as well as short thought pieces on pressing issues and current debates in our field.

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2016 41 42    
2015 39 40    
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2013 36      
2012 32 34    
2010 26 27   29
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