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Full Title: Anticipation 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom
Start Date: 08-Nov-2017 - 10-Nov-2017
Contact: Katherine Dunleavy
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Meeting Description: Anticipation 2017 is a unique, radically interdisciplinary forum for exploring how ideas of the future inform action in the present. It brings together researchers, policy makers, scholars and practitioners to push forward thinking on issues ranging from modelling, temporality and the present to the design, ethics and power of the future.

The overarching aim of the conference and of the emerging field of Anticipation Studies is to create new understandings of how individuals, groups, institutions, systems and cultures use ideas of the future to act in the present. This conference will build on the 1st Conference of Anticipation, held in Trento, Italy in 2015 which saw over 350 delegates gather to explore topics ranging from design futures, to anticipatory economics and the philosophy of the present.

This second conference aims to put into dialogue the empirical, practical and theoretical insights that are emerging in highly diverse fields ranging from biology to psychology, cultural geography to linguistics, physics to design, history to mathematics, urban theory to engineering.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 28.356

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