Using Scenarios in Academic Research to Study the Future
Thursday, 26 May 2011
Seminar Room 1, ODID, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
Hosted by Global Migration Futures
A panel event hosted by the Global Migration Futures (GMF) project for scholars in Oxford employing futures methodologies in their research,to share the project’s initial findings and discuss the method with other scholars employing scenarios in their research.
GMF explores the future of international migration in North Africa and in Europe, using a scenario methodology. Originally conceived as a tool for businesses, the scenario methodology identifies and analyses experience-based knowledge about the future from field-relevant experts to uncover sources of future risk and opportunity.
Keynote speech and concluding remarks
James Martin (founder of the Oxford Martin School)
Line Bonneau (Institute for Science, Innovation and Society; Saïd Business School)
Hein de Haas (International Migration Institute): Migration
Trudi Lang (Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, Saïd Business School): Organisational and governmental decision-making
Arnoldo Kramer (Environmental Change Institute): Climate change