Futures Studies and Science Fiction: Science Fiction as a Promotor of Future Consciousness
The panel discussion examines the relation of futures studies (FS) and science fiction (SF). How does SF contribute to the promotion and evolution of future consciousness? How can FS benefit from SF and vice versa? What are the main differences in the two practices of using-the-future: SF and FS? What is the role of SF as contemporary myth? What new trends in SF are relevant for FS and vice versa?