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Design Community Archive: EFI REBRAND

Recorded live in December 2021: Presentation and discussion of the Edinburgh Futures Institute rebrand. Collaboration between external agencies and inhouse designer and comms team. Starring Siobhan…

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Nomad Century: Gaia Vince in conversation with Elizabeth Cripps

Gaia Vince’s new book should be read not just by every politician, but by every person on the planet, because it lays out, much more clearly than any existing scientific assessment, the world…

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Half-Earth Socialism: Ambitious Speculation on Possible Futures

Event DescriptionJoin a lively discussion with authors of the thrilling and provocative book, Half-Earth Socialism, as well as the designers who created a video game based on the book. The event will…

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Soroche: On Heights and Climates

Event DescriptionA specially commissioned performance exploring the theme of ‘First Breath’.Soroche is the word used in Colombia to describe altitude sickness. In this multidisciplinary…

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The New Real Salon: Exploring the future of AI and the arts

The New Real Salon Opening28 October 19.00-21.00Part of EFI’s inaugural event season, The New Real Gala will present international projects and practitioners, alongside highlights of our most…

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Children’s Climate Risk: Their Future, Their Opinion

Event DescriptionA panel discussion on UNICEF’s Children’s Climate Risk Index (CCRI), which highlights how climate risk for children is significantly different from the broader community.…

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His Name is George Floyd: Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa in conversation with Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Event DescriptionYou know how he died. This is how he lived. A conversation with the authors of this intimate, scrupulous biography which places Floyd’s life in the context of white…

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Actions that change systems

The final event in The Future of Climate Justice series took place online with an extended community of climate justice leaders who share and examine the actions that can change systems.Climate…

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AMUK: A performance by Khairani Barokka

On 14 October 2022, Indonesian writer and artist Khairani Barokka performed a new, archipelago-futurist piece on environmental and climate crises as the result of centuries of colonial extractivism.…

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Reparation and Equality

This panel event opened the third in the University’s Futures Conversations series and discussed how progress could be made on the back of COP26.The first Future of Climate Justice conversation…

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What is a Wicked Problem (Edited)

An introductory video about wicked problems for the Education for a Challenging Future Course in EFI.

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Vel EFI introduction

An introduction for EFI students by Vel McCune

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Theories of Learning for Wicked Problems

A video about theories of learning relevant for education for wicked problems.

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Undergraduate study at the Edinburgh Futures Institute 2022

In this brief video, course organisers introduce you to the pre-Honours elective courses currently on offer at the Edinburgh Futures Institute.

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Michael Warrington

Michael Warrington's piece 'The Sun Sets and We're All On Fire'. Produced for the 'Currents: Understanding and addressing global challenges' course at Edinburgh Futures…

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Futures Lecture - Dispelling the Digital Enchantment

Futures Lecture - Dispelling the Digital EnchantmentProfessor Karen Yeung, University of Birmingham is the latest speaker in our Futures Lecture Series.About this eventAbstractIn this lecture, I…

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