Human Sciences Symposium: Thinking Forwards: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Human Futures | University of Oxford

Human Sciences Symposium: Thinking Forwards: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Human Futures

Speaker
Iwan Morus, Anders Sandberg, Ulf Hannerz, Nicky Clayton and Clive Wilkins
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 19:00
Venue
Magdalen College
Longwall Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 4AU
Venue details

Magdalen Auditorium (entrance off Longwall Street)

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required
  • Iwan Morus is a Professor of History at the University of Aberystwyth and will be speaking on 'Fuelling the Future: The View from the 19th Century'
  • Anders Sandberg is a Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute and will be speaking on 'The Deep Future: What we can say about the next few Aeons'
  • Ulf Hannerz is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University and will be speaking on 'Thirty Years of the Future: Scenarios and Debates'
  • Nicky Clayton is Professor of Comparative Cognition at the University of Cambridge and, in collaboration with Clive Wilkins, Artist, Performer and Magician, will be speaking on 'Memories are made with the Future in Mind'
  • Artistic contributions from Adam Story and Erica Nuamah of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art