International Conference on ANTICIPATION: preliminary programme

The preliminary and still incomplete programme of the afternoon sessions of the 1st International Conference on Anticipation is available. Two tracks are still missing (Design and Anticipation and Sociologies of the Future) and will soon be integrated. 

The second, updated version of the programme will be published July, the 15th


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Another session for Anticipation Conference 2015: Sociologies of the future

Sociology has taken time (and the future) into consideration since its early years, notably in the work of such authors as Weber, Simmel, Schutz, and Mead.

However, the future has not been a significant field of inquiry in mainstream sociology despite the emergence of a sociology of the future over the 60s.

An invitation to discussion and debate about arrived from italian conveners: Carmen Leccardi (University of Milano Bicocca), Giuliana Mandich (University of Cagliari), Vincenza Pellegrino (University of Parma).

With 17 proposed thematic sessions and more than 300 abstracts arrived, the conference is still growing!



1st International Conference on Anticipation

Anticipation is coming to the fore as an emerging field of study that is influencing a wide variety of disciplines. This international conference will explore the interaction among anticipation, uncertainty and complexity. Some questions that we intend to raise are these: When does anticipation occur in behavior and life?

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