The IAS in collaboration with the Cabot Institute is hosting a workshop series reflecting on the future – how the future has been constructed at different periods and within different cultures, how contradictory futures coexist within a culture’s imaginary, how the futures may be used, whether as a means of oppression or a form of critique.

Futures 1: Ian Wei, 'Attitudes to the Future: Learning from the Middle Ages'
13.00-14.30, Thursday 18 October 2012

Futures 2: Retrofutures: Science Fiction and the End of History
13.00-14.30, Thursday 29 November 2012

Futures 3: Adam Piette, 'Uranium and its Futures'
13.00-14.30, Friday 14 December 2012