Thinking Futures shares and celebrates the research undertaken in the University of Bristol’s Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.
The 2017 programme
The Thinking Futures Festival this year will see a diverse range of events exploring themes from climate change to social conflict.
Saturday 4 November
An inter-generational dialogue on climate change. A generational divide? Young people and their grandparents share thoughts on climate change.
Monday 6 November
Advising in austerity: Creating resilience in advice services. Advice service managers, researchers, policy-makers and lawyers explore solutions to the crisis in advice funding.
Tuesday 7 November
Engaging with engineering: what works and what doesn't. An opportunity for engineering companies to examine effective practice in engagements with schools and colleges.
Thursday 9 November
Children's participation in city spaces: What prevents children playing in city spaces and how do we best capture their views?
Saturday 11 November
From clash to creativity: igniting social imagination. A day exploring how to use arts and imagination to open up challenging community conversations.