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.

Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Soraya CORTES, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil,
Vice-President William K. CARROLL, University of Victoria, Canada
Secretary-Treasurer Tin-yuet TING, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong,
Board Members

Sergio COSTA, Free University of Berlin, Germany
Jian-Bang DENG, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Zsuzsanna GERING, Budapest Business School, Hungary
Mariolina GRAZIOSI, University of Milan, Italy 
Jan P. NEDERVEEN PIETERSE, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Juan Ignacio PIOVANI, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina 
Emil Albert SOBOTTKA, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 
Radhamany SOORYAMOORTHY, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Past President Elisa REIS, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Program Coordinator for XX ISA World Congress 2023 is:


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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2020 48 49    
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2018 44 45    
2017 43      
2016 41 42    
2015 39 40    
2014 37 38    
2013 36      
2012 32 34    
2010 26 27 28 29
2009 24 25    
2008 22 23    
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