Thinking Futures shares and celebrates the research undertaken in the University of Bristol’s Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.
The programme comprises a wide variety of events - from debates and discussions to workshop and exhibitions - all for the general public, schools, policy-makers and third sector organisations.
The 2017 programme
Saturday 4 November, 2pm - 5pm
Southville Community Centre
Join Dr Alix Dietzel (SPAIS) and local artist and climate change activist Isobel Tarr as we explore and co-design creative ways young people can communicate climate change to their friends, family and communities.
Tuesday 7 - Saturday 11 November
Wills Memorial Building
This interactive exhibition will explore solutions to the current funding crisis in voluntary sector advice services, informed by stories of service users and presented by actors.
Tuesday 7 November, 1pm - 5pm
School of Education
This interactive workshop brings together school teachers and representatives from engineering companies in the Bristol area, sharing findings of recent research and giving teachers a space to share their students' needs with engineering professionals.
Thursday 9 November, 2pm - 4pm
Bristol City Hall
University of Bristol academics, children and civil society organisations come together to explore children’s participation in city spaces: what prevents children playing in city spaces, and how do we best capture their views?
Saturday 11 November, 1pm - 8pm
St Werburghs Community Centre
A day-long workshop of creative action, exploring how to use arts and imagination to open up challenging community conversations