First International Symposium of UNESCO Chairs in Anticipatory Systems, Futures Studies and Futures Literacy

When :

from Wednesday 19 June, 2019
09:00
to Friday 21 June, 2019
12:00

Type of event :

Category 8-Symposium

Where :

Kessler Room, Ground Floor, Department of Sociology and Social Research, Via Verdi 26, 38122, Trento, Italy

Contact :

Riel Miller, r.miller@unesco.org

This Symposium is the first meeting of UNESCO Chairs explicitly addressing anticipation and futures literacy. The Chairs' activities and their relevance for achieving UNESCO's agenda will be discussed.br /
UNESCO has already established 9 UNESCO Chairs in Anticipatory Systems, Futures Studies and Futures Literacy and over 20 more applications are being processed for an inauguration by 2022. br /br /The network of UNESCO Chairs will pave the way towards establishing anticipation and future literacy as a normal component of education and training for everyone.br /br /A series of universities coming from 14 different countries and 5 continents has responded positively to the Italian UNESCO Chair in Anticipatory Systems, based at the University of Trento, where they will all gather on 19-21 June 2019.