Alternative Futures and Regional Prospects Research Network

News and Reports

July 2019

Future Societies Workshop was successfully organized by FEDUA-Alternative Futures Research Network (AFRN) in collaboration with New Economy Network Australia (NENA) on 23 July 2019

The parties committed themselves to establish FEDUA’s first Community partnered “Research Hub” (Alternative Futures Research Hub -AFRHub) based at the University of Newcastle, with the purpose of developing and conducting transformative research projects. See also the news article on this event: Future Societies Workshop kicks off Memorandum of Understanding with the New Economy Network Australia
Read more about the results of the Workshop and the decisions here:

“Alternative Futures Research Hub”- Brief Report on the 23 July Workshop Results

June 2019

Future Societies Workshop kicks off Memorandum of Understanding with the New Economy Network Australia

The Alternative Futures Research Network will create a new research hub in partnership with the New Economy Network Australia.

Read the News Article

May 2019

The Alternative Futures Research Network (AFRN) of the Faculty of Education and Arts has signed a memorandum of understanding with the New Economy Network Australia (NENA) to establish a research hub based at the University of Newcastle.

Read more about this here

November 2018

Alternative Futures Symposium was held in Sydney 22-23 November 2018. It contained 18 presentations by 22 presenters (incl. two Key Note Speakers) most of them with a distinguished academic and activist background. Five non-academic civil society and cooperative networks and organizations from NSW and Interstate participated in the event.

2018 Alternative Futures Symposium on YouTube: Watch all the presentations here!

"Subverting the Corporate Form" by Dr. Jim Stanford (Director of the Centre for Future Work)