Alternative Futures of Global Governance: scenarios and perspectives from the Global South

My paper on the future of global governance published by Emerald Foresight is out!  Download your copy @ http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/FS-05-2014-0030 and http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/fs/17/2 This paper highlights the emerging roles and perspectives of the … Continue reading Alternative Futures of Global Governance: scenarios and perspectives from the Global South

Where do we go from here? Pop Thoughts and Some Wicked Notes @ the 2014 Philippine Society for Public Administration InterConf

“The Bamboo that bends is better than the oak that resists.” –Japanese Proverb I got an invitation from the Philippine Society for Public Administration (PSPA) last month to share the … Continue reading Where do we go from here? Pop Thoughts and Some Wicked Notes @ the 2014 Philippine Society for Public Administration InterConf

Emerging Cityscapes: The UNESCO/CEF Futures Literacy and Sustainable Cities ForumWorkshop

A storm is brewing in Asia, will Philippine cities transcend beyond the narrative of trauma and disasters? Is there an alternative future for Philippine cities or would it learn from … Continue reading Emerging Cityscapes: The UNESCO/CEF Futures Literacy and Sustainable Cities ForumWorkshop

Student Scenarios on Philippine Higher Education Futures Workshop

I and Risa Jopson facilitated two foresight workshops in Laoag City and Metro Manila recently to explore student perspectives/scenarios on the future of Philippine Higher Education Institutions. Around 30 students/student … Continue reading Student Scenarios on Philippine Higher Education Futures Workshop

Imagination, Cultural Memory and Positive Futures

How reflective are we? Are we here to predict the future? How do we construct our future? Are we future conscious or literate? What is the real world? What will … Continue reading Imagination, Cultural Memory and Positive Futures