Conference Organisers

Rural and Urban Futures conference will be organised by Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku and the RURALIZATION project.

Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC), University of Turku

Finland Futures Research Centre is a multidisciplinary academic research, training, and development organisation. Our main goal is to create a responsible and sustainable future. ​We research alternative futures, and the challenges and possibilities included in them. The FFRC trains futures-oriented experts by providing academic education for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The FFRC is a department at the Turku School of Economics (TSE), University of Turku. Futures Studies is a Major Subject at the Turku School of Economics consistíng of our international Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies and a line of postgraduate studies.

RURALIZATION Project

RURALIZATION is a 4 years EU-funded project under the Horizon 2020 programme, focused on the study of problems related to rural regeneration and access to land, and the implementation of policies and activities that facilitate the entry of new generations and newcomers to the farming sector. The consortium is composed of 18 partners from 12 different countries.

The RURALIZATION project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 817642.