Books in Finnish

Finnish Language Futures Books Aalto, Hanna-Kaisa – Heikkilä, Katariina – Keski-Pukkila, Pasi – Mäki, Maija & Pöllänen, Markus (toim.) (2022) Tulevaisuudentutkimus tutuksi – Perusteita ja menetelmiä. Tulevaisuudentutkimuksen Verkostoakatemian julkaisuja 1/2022, Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskus, Turun yliopisto. 481 s. Also available at  Pouru, Laura – Minkkinen, Matti – Auffermann, Burkhard – Rowley, Christopher – Malho, Maria & Neuvonen, Aleksi (2020) Kansallinen ennakointi Suomessa. Valtioneuvoston selvitys- ja tutkimustoiminnan julkaisusarja 2020:17. Valtioneuvoston kanslia, Helsinki, Pouru, Laura ‒ Wilenius, Markku ‒ Holstius, Karin & Heinonen, Sirkka (2017) Pentti Malaska – ennalta näkijä, edellä kulkija. Tulevaisuussarja 8, Tulevaisuuden tutkimuksen seura, Helsinki, 296 s. Kuusi, Osmo – Bergman, Timo & Salminen, Hazel (toim.) (2013) Miten tutkimme tulevaisuuksia? Acta Futura Fennica No 5. Tulevaisuuden tutkimuksen seura ry, Helsinki. Kamppinen, Matti – Kuusi, Osmo & Söderlund, Sari (toim.) (2002) Tulevaisuudentutkimus. Perusteet ja sovellukset. Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia 896. Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Helsinki.

Fundraising for the WFSF 50th Anniversary Documentary

The WFSF 25th World Conference will be held in September 2023 in Paris, France. We will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the WFSF. We are producing a documentary for this milestone occasion. WFSF emerged from the ideas and pioneering work of Igor Bestuzhev-Lada (Russia, 1927-2015), Bertrand de Jouvenel (France, 1903-1987), Johan Galtung (Norway, 1930-), Robert Jungk (Austria 1913-1994), James Wellesley Wesley (1926-2007), John McHale (UK/USA, 1922-1978), Magda Cordell McHale (1921-2008) and others who in the 1960s conceived of the concept of futures studies at the global level. WFSF was officially founded in Paris in 1973 as a global network of leading futurists. It has always been committed to truly global futures, and to creating alternative futures that embrace cultural diversity and individual difference. We are producing a documntary for this occasion in partnership with the TExT-TUBE Futures Studios, established by the WFSF Fellow Member, Dr. David Lindsay-Wright. To fund the production of this important and milestone media project we call all of our individual and institutional members worldwide to contribute by donations (click here) and sharing their stories. In addition, we ask all those who have supported the goals and activties of the Federation over the past five decades to help us by spreading the word on this fundraising campaign through their professional networks and social media accounts. We expect to receive funds from individuals in the range of 10-100 USD and from institutions, corporations, governments, etc in the range of 100-1,000 USD. All of the contributors will be …

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WFSF and Futures TV/Radio

A partnership between WFSF and Futures TV to promote Futures Studies and the WFSF agenda. The new mass media project – Futures Television ( – is a futures studies specific channel that will start broadcasting via Roku TV. Roku has a 180 Million subscriber base — a platform to distribute futures related content free of charge to the masses. WFSF will make available the President, the Executive Board Members, the Director, and the President’s designates to appear in interviews for the magazine, podcast, live stream and the TV channel with the aim of the promotion of the WFSF brand and image worldwide, futures studies methodology, scholarly papers, books, and other related media shows. Futures Television will work to promote the WFSF and its agenda. They will feature individual and institutional members of the WFSF, promote the WFSF world conferences, public relations efforts, and the WFSF Human Futures Magazine content through a combination of postings, interviews, written copy and supporting programing. The future is arriving faster than we expected! Radio Futures is dedicated to bringing the latest – and greatest – futures’ related content available anywhere in the world.  In Focus: Jerome Glenn In Focus: Bill Halal In Focus: International Moon Day with Tom Lombardo Making Sense of the Future In Focus: Ukraine Scenarios In Focus: World Futures Studies Federation

A Dialogue on Science Fiction

How to Achieve Planetary Wisdom Through Future Consciousness

The Future of Everything
The Power of Narrative
Openness of Futures and Holistic Consciousness
Possible Futures of Education
Wisdom Narratives
Consciousness, Omniscience, and Omnipotence
Aliens, Ecology, and Space
Evolution, Progress, and a Culture of Hope
Love, Sex, Gender, and Marriage
Planetary Wisdom and Cosmic Consciousness

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