Johannes Stripple (Project Coordinator)

Associate professor at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. Johannes is currently involved in several research projects focusing on the critical politics of climate change and its governance, such as Climaginaries, Narrating Climate Futures, STEPS - Sustainable Plastics and Transition Pathways, REINVENT - Realising Innovation in Transitions for Decarbonisation and SUSPLAST - Sustainable Product Chains for Plastics. 

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Alexandra Nikoleris

Postdoctoral fellow at the division of Environmental and Energy System Studies at Lund University. Alexandra’s research concerns the intersection between society, culture, and technology. In 2018 she defended her thesis on the role of envisioned futures in sustainability transitions.


Lisette van Beek

PhD candidate at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development and Urban Futures Studio (Utrecht University) on the topic of ‘Modelling through Design’: combining climate modelling with art&design to develop effective techniques of futuring.

Roger Hildingsson

Researcher at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. Roger’s research focuses on environmental politics, climate governance and the transition to decarbonised futures.

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Caroline Mårtensson

Interdisciplinary and research based artist, focused on communication of environmental and climate issues.

Caroline’s website

Graeme Macdonald

Associate professor at University of Warwick. Graeme teaches on the English and Comparative Literary Studies program and his current research undertakings include Resource Culture in World Literature/Globalisation; Energy Humanities and Petrofiction; Science Fiction and Ecocriticism; Modern and Contemporary Scottish and British Culture. 

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Off-campus researcher attached to Department of Political Science at Lund University; research interests include sociotechnical transition, infrastructure-as-media, critical and social futures, STS, social theory, narratology, and science fiction studies. Paul is also a freelance writer, researcher and world-builder, a science fiction author and critic, and a surprisingly bad guitarist.

Paul’s Blog

Wytske Versteeg

Researcher at Urban Futures Studio at Utrecht University. Wytske’s research focus is on 'Pathways to Sustainability'. She is also an author of several popular fictional books including; Boy (2013) and Grime (2017).

Peter Pelzer

Researcher and lecturer at the Urban Futures Studio at Utrecht University. Peter’s research focuses on the city of the future, intervention methods, sharing economy, sustainable mobility and smart cities.

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Janet Stewart

Professor in Visual Culture and Head of School in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University. Janet was previously senior lecturer in German and Film & Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen.

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Sara Ullström

Research assistant at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. Sara currently works in Climaginaries and in the collaborative initiative Narrating Climate Futures.


Ludwig Bengtsson Sonesson

Project Leader and Communications Officer at Lund University Sustainability Forum. Currently works within Climaginaries on the Carbon Ruins exhibition and the Anthropo-Scenes initiative.

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Sylvia Lysko

Project coordinator at the Department of Political Science at Lund University. As part of the Climaginaries team works mainly with the planning and realization of the Carbon Ruins exhibition and the Anthropo-Scenes initiative.


Karl Holmberg

Research assistant at the Department of Political Science at Lund University, mainly involved in the projects STEPS and REINVENT dealing with the politics of plastics. Karl currently helps out with various tasks related to Climaginaries and the collaborative initiative

Maarten Hajer

Distinguished professor of Urban Futures and Director of the Urban Futures Studio at Utrecht University. Previously Maarten was professor of Public Policy at the University of Amsterdam and Director-General of the PBL – Netherlands Environmental Asssessment Agency.

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Paul Miller

Senior lecturer at the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science at Lund University. Paul's research concerns ecosystem modelling and coupled climate modelling.

Detlef van Vuuren

Professor in Integrated Assessment of Global Environmental Change at Utrecht University and senior researcher at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency leading the IMAGE integrated assessment modeling team.

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