Interview WFSF Junior

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6 April 2022 Update: Arsam Marduk, the WFSF Junior member, gives a video tour of the Museum of the Future in Dubai.  PRESS RELEASE Antalya , Turkey, 13 January 2020.   The World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) , founded in 1973, is the leading international scholarly body of futures studies and also an official consultative partner of the UNESCO. In 2019 the WFSF Executive Board initiated a new category of membership dedicated to the younger generation called the WFSF Junior. School age children can apply to join the WFSF provided that at least one of their parents or legal custodians are already individual, either Full or Associate, members of the WFSF. In this short interview, Director of the WFSF, Victor V. Motti, asks a number of questions from one of the members of the WFSF Junior whose name is Arsam MATIN born in 2008 in Iran. Another interview with Arsam was published in the September 2019 issue of the WFSF Human Futures Magazine, pages 60-63. He tells now us what are the goals that he wants to achieve in 2020: introducing and spreading Gen Z Futurists Movement and Platorm to the world. 1- Why and how you decided to join the WFSF? I decided to join the WFSF because Dana MARDUK, a WFSF member and my stepfather, taught me a lot about the future of life and technology and I liked the topics a lot. He introduced you and the WFSF to me and I wanted to learn more about futures studies to …

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PMU visit

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PRESS RELEASE 7 November 2019, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia On behalf of the WFSF, President Dr. Erik F. Øverland opens the new Centre for Futuristic Studies (Futures Studies) at the Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. In addition he gave a guest lecture, took part in a Round Table and met the Principal, Dr. Issa H. Al Ansari, the Vice Rector, Dr. Faisal Yousif Alanezi and other prominent leaders of the University. In September the WFSF signed an agreement with the PMU and these were some of the following up activities according to the agreement. “This is both an important and interesting collaboration,” says Dr. Øverland, and continues -“the agreement is also aimed at establishing a research fund, which could contribute to the members in a very positive way”. [Read more here]. News coverage on Saudi TV. Watch here.