CoFUTURES is an international research group working on contemporary Global Futurisms headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with its sphere of activities scattered across various communities, research groups and networks around the world. We are involved in research in different sectors including theoretical research, technology research, policy research, artistic research, as well as production or support for transmedial artistic work including fiction, films, and games.
CoFutures: Pathways to Possible Presents has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No.852190). Science Fictionality has received funding from the Norwegian Research Council (NFR) under the FRIPRO-YRT scheme (No. 300931). Both projects are led by Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay. The neoMONSTERS Within project led by Sami Ahmad Khan has received funding from European Union – Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme (grant agreement No. 101023313). The Exhibition project Beyond Barcode: Experiments in Radical Futures is led by Bergsveinn Þórsson and is supported by grants from Norwegian Research Council, Sparebankstiftelsen, and the Oslo Kommune. The projects are hosted by the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.
CoFUTURES has numerous partner projects and it is connected to Temporalities, a research group working for over a decade on cutting edge issues in time, science, and politics.
CoFUTURES shares the principles of the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities.

 

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Events

Webinars

Futures and Futurisms webinars

Conferences

The CoFUTURES Conferences

Workshops

Speculative Futures and Futurisms workshops

Supported Events

External events we have provided / provide support for