José Ramos

Ramos J., Dayiha, B. (Ed.) (Forthcoming – 2023). Planetary Cities: Future Hacking the Urban. Springer. (book)

Bauwens, M., Kranjc, R., & Ramos, J. (2022). “Commons Economies in Action: Mutualizing Urban Provisioning Systems“. In Sacred Civics (pp. 213-225). Routledge. (book chapter)

Ramos, J. (2022). “Navigating Representation: Reflections on the Futures of Kazakh Identity From a CLA Scenarios Process“. World Futures Review, 14(2-4), 133-137. (essay)

Ramos, J., Inayatullah, S., Black, P. & Sweeney, J. (Ed.) (2022) Infectious Futures. Tamkang University. (book)

Ramos, J., Ede, S. Bauwens, M. & Wong, G. (Ed.) (2021). The Cosmolocal Reader. Futures Lab (book)

Ramos, J.  (2021). “The Power of IIDEAS: Cosmolocalism and the Transformation of the Production of Everyday Life”, The Seoul Institute. (report)

Ramos, J. (2020). “Four Futures of Reality.” Journal of Futures Studies, 24(4), 5-24. (refereed article)

Ramos, J. M. (2020). “Messy grace: The mutant futures program”. In, Bussey, M., & Mozzini-Alister, C. (Eds.). Phenomenologies of Grace: The Body, Embodiment, and Transformative Futures. Springer Nature. 41-63.

Bauwens, M. and Ramos, J. (2020) “Awakening to an Ecology of the Commons.” In Grear, A., & Bollier, D. The Great Awakening: New Modes of Life amidst Capitalist Ruins. Punctum Books. (book chapter)

Ramos, J., Sweeney, J. A., Peach, K., & Smith, L. (2019). Our futures: by the people, for the people. Nesta, London.

Bauwens, M., & Ramos, J. (2018). “Re-imagining the left through an ecology of the commons: towards a post-capitalist commons transition”. Global Discourse, 8(2), 325-342. (refereed article)

Sharp, D., Ramos. J. (2018) “Design Experiments and Co-governance for City Transitions: Vision Mapping, Journal of Peer Production“, Issue 11, 2018/1 (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (2017): “Futures Lab: Anticipatory Experimentation, Social Emergence and Evolutionary Change.” Journal of Futures Studies 22.2 107-118. (essay)

Law, S. F., & Ramos, J. (2017). “Participatory Knowledge Co-creation: Using Digital Mapping as an Emancipatory Method”. In Emancipatory and Participatory Methodologies in Peace, Critical, and Community Psychology (pp. 61-76). Springer, Cham. (book chapter)

Ramos, J. (2017). “Donald Trump and the Birth of a Planetary Culture”. Journal of Futures Studies, 21(3), 43-52. (essay)

Giotitsas, C. & Ramos J., (2017) A New Model of Production for a New Economy. Two Cases of Agricultural Communities. Source Network / New Economics Foundation (Report)

Ramos, J. (2017) The Rise of Commons Based Economic Governance, Journal of Futures Studies, September, 22(1): 73–88 (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (2017). Cosmo-localization and leadership for the Future, Journal of Futures  Studies, June, Vol. 21, N.4 (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (ed.) (2016). The City as Commons: a Policy Reader, Commons Transition Coalition, Melbourne. (book)

Ramos, J. Bauwens, M. and Kostakis, V. (2016), P2P and Planetary Futures, In Carson, R. (Ed.), Critical Posthumanism and Planetary Futures, Springer, Zurich. (book chapter)

Ramos, J. (2016) The Future of Work, Stir to action magazine. (magazine article)

Ramos J. (2016). Linking Foresight and Action: Toward a Futures Action Research, In Rowell, L., Bruce, C., Shosh J., and Riel, M. (Ed.) The Palgrave International Handbook of Action Research, Palgrave. (book chapter)

Ramos, J. (2016) “The structural, the post structural and the commons: meta-networking for systemic change”, In Pease B., et al. (Ed) Doing Critical Social Work, Allen and Unwin (book chapter)

Ramos, J.  (2015), Liquid democracy and the futures of governance,  In Ono, R and Winter, J. (ed), The Future Internet: Alternative Visions, Springer, Zurich. (book chapter)

Ramos, J. (2015). “The Wrath of Gaia vs. the Second Coming of Science: Beyond Interstellar’s Dualistic Narrative”. Journal of Futures Studies, 20(2), 133-140. (Essay)

Ramos, J. (2015). “The inner game of futures”. Journal of Futures Studies, 20(1), 91-100. (Essay)

Priday, G., Mansfield, T., & Ramos, J. (2014).” The Open Futures Library: One Step Toward a Global Foresight Commons.” Journal of Futures Studies, 18(4), 131-142. (Essay)

Ramos, J. (2014) Liquid Democracy: The App That Turns Everyone into a Politician, Shareable, (magazine article)

Ramos, J. (2014) Anticipatory Governance: Traditions and Trajectories for Strategic Design,  Journal of Futures Studies, Vol. 19 No. 1 September (refereed article)

Priday, G., Mansfield, T. and Ramos, J. (2014) Tools for alternate temporalities, in Fiona R Cameron et al (Ed) Climate change, museum futures. Routledge, New York (book chapter)

Ramos, J. (2013) Forging the synergy between anticipation and innovation, Journal of Futures Studies, Vol. 18 No. 1 September (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (2013) The futures of power in the network era, Journal of Futures Studies, Vol. 17 No. 4 June (refereed article)

Ramos, J., Mansfield, T., & Priday, G. (2012). “Foresight in a network era: Peer-producing alternative futures”. Journal of Futures Studies, 17(1), 71-90. (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (2010). Alternative Futures of Globalisation: A Socio-Ecological Study of the World Social Forum Process, P.h.D. Thesis Dissertation, Queensland University of Technology, 2010 (Won QUT’s Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award).

Floyd, J.,  Burns, A. and Ramos, J. (2009). “A Challenging Conversation on Integral Futures: Embodied Foresight & Trialogues“, Journal of Futures Studies,  (essay)

Ramos, J. “Movements toward holism in futures inquiry”, Futures,  2009 (refereed article)

O’Connor, A. Ramos, J. Hayward, P. “Foresight, Social Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Some Issues for Education”, The history and future of social innovation conference, The Hawke Centre, Adelaide 19-21 June 2008 (refereed article)

Hayward, P, O’ Connor, A., Ramos, J. “Toward human and social innovation”, in 4th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange. Brisbane, Australia,  QUT, 2007 (refereed article)

Ramos, J. and O’Connor,  A. (2007). Co-editor of special issue for the Journal of Futures Studies on linking Foresight, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Ramos, J. (2006). “Toward a politics of possibility: Charting shifts in utopian imagination through the World Social Forum Process”. Journal of Futures Studies, Volume 11, Number 2, 2006 (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (2007). “Conceptualising Agency Through the World Social Forum Process: A layered analysis of alternative globalisation”, Community Development in a Global Risk Society conference, 20 – 22 April 2006, Deakin University Conference Proceedings, 2007 (refereed article)

O’Connor, A. and Ramos J. (2006). “Empowering entrepreneurship through foresight and innovation: Developing a theoretical framework for empowerment in enterprise programs”, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Vol. 11, No. 3, 1–25 (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (2006). “Consciousness, culture and the communication of foresight”, Futures 38, 1119–1124 (essay)

Ramos, J. (2006) “A Metascan of Natural Resource Management & Rural Futures Literature in Australia”, A Report for the Partnerships for Desert Uplands Solutions and Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries.

Guest editor for the Journal of Futures Studies devoted to special issue Symposium on Action Learning, August 2005.

Ramos, J. (2006) “Dimensions in the confluence of futures studies and action research”, Futures, Elsevier, London, 2006. (refereed article)

Co-editor for Futures (Elsevier) special issue with Professor Sohail Inayatullah (University of Sunshine Coast), a special issue on action learning for sustainable futures – published in 2006.

Ramos, J. (2005). “Futures Education as Temporal Conscientisation”, Social Alternatives, University of Queensland, Vol. 24 No.4, Fourth Quarter,(refereed article)

Ramos J. (2005). “Global futures studies: evolving foundations of a meta-discourse”, Futures. Elsevier. Vol 37, Issue 10. (essay)

Ramos, J. (2005) “Memories and methods: conversations with Ashis Nandy, Ziauddin Sardar and Richard Slaughter”, Futures, Elsevier, Volume 37, Issue 5, June, (journal article)

Ramos, J. & Hillis D. (2004). “Anticipatory Innovation”. Journal of Futures Studies. 9(2): Nov. (refereed article)

Ramos, J. (2004) “Metascanning foresight in Australia: a review of practitioners and organizations“,  Australian Foresight Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, 2004 (monograph)

Ramos J & Gaspar T. (2005). “Youth and WFSF: a generational approach” Futures, Elsevier – in press, to be published in (refereed article)

Ramos J. (2004). “Deep Participation and Causal Layered Analysis”, CLA Reader, Inayatullah S. (ed). (book chapter)

Ramos J. (2004). “A Bibliographic Narrative of Causal Layered Analysis”, CLA Reader, Inayatullah S. (ed),  (book chapter)

Ramos J. (2004). “The Mumbai World Social Forum: alternative futures from the grassroots”, Journal of Futures Studies, May 2004  (report)

Ramos J. (2004) “The Mumbai World Social Forum and the marriage of local and global”, New Community Quarterly, May (report)

Ramos J. & O’Connor A. (2004). “Social Foresight, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship: Pathways Toward Sustainability” paper presented at the AGSE Babson Conf. on Entrepreneurship at Swinburne Uni. Tech, Feb. (refereed conference paper)

Ramos J. & Salvagno D. (2003). “What is the alternative?” New Community Quarterly, vol 1, no. 2, winter (essay)

Ramos J. (2003). “From Critique to Cultural Renewal: Critical Futures Studies and Causal Layered Analysis“, Australian Foresight Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. (monograph)

Ramos, J. (2003). “Positive Community Futures through Action Foresight: a step-by-step approach” in Wildman, P. & Schwencke, H. Your Community Learning: action learning circle, Brisbane, Community Learning Initiatives and Prosperity Press

Ramos J. (2002). “Action Research as Foresight Methodology”, Journal of Futures Studies, August  2002 (refereed article)

Ramos J.  (2002). Book Review for Australian Foresight Institute web site, Winter 2002 [Strategic Foresight: The Power of Standing in the Future, Nick Marsh with Mike McCallum and Dominique Purcell, Crown Content, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia, 2002, pp ix + 299.]

Ramos J.  (2002). “The Australia of the future: languishing in obscurity?” Critique of Bulletin Article for the Australian Foresight Institute, Spring

Ramos J. (2002). “International Survey of Tertiary Futures Courses”, Australian Foresight Institute, May (survey research published online)

Ramos J. (2001). “Futures languages in Taiwan”, Futures, Elsevier, August (essay)

Ramos J. (2001) “NewFutures 2000: Grammar of the future”, Journal of Futures Studies, August (essay)

Gareth Priday

Book chapters

Priday, G., Pedell, S., Vitkovic, J., Story, L., (2023). Tracking Person-Centred Care Experiences Alongside Other Success Measures in Hearing Rehabilitation. Intelligent Systems Reference Library 228 : 185-210. C. P. Lim, A. Vaidya, Y. W. Chen, T. Jain and L. C. Jain (eds.), Chapter 228, pp. 185-210, Springer doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-11154-9_10 (acknowledged publisher)

Priday, G., & Pedell, S, (2020). Living Labs in an evolutionary context of human orchestration, Co-creating and Orchestrating Multistakeholder Innovation Co-creating and Orchestrating Multistakeholder Innovation., Hirvikoski T., Erkkilä L., Fred M., Helariutta A., Kurkela I., Pöyry-Lassila P., Saastamoinen K., Salmi A., Äyväri A. (Eds.). , (Series: Laurea Julkaisut vol. 143) / Laurea Ammattikorkeakoulu, Finland, : 37-46.

Priday,G, Pedell, S., (2020). Subverting the Narrative: Alternate Technology Approaches for Active Ageing. In Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Vol 268 (Series: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Vol. 268) / Anthony J. Maeder, Stephanie Champion, Carly Moores, Rebecca Golley (eds.), pp. 61-76 ISBN 978-1-64368-058-3 (print) | 978-1-64368-059-0 (online)

Journal Articles

Priday, G., and Pedell, S., (2023) Innovating the Australian Aged Care Industry: Orchestrating a Living Lab Ecosystem. Frontiers in Digital Health Special Issues on Living Lab Projects in Digital Health. Borda A. (Ed.) accepted (T2).

Pedell, S. and Priday, G. (2023). Co-creating shared understanding and measures of Person-Centred Care in Audiology settings. Frontiers in Digital Health Special Issues on Living Lab Projects in Digital Health. Borda A. (Ed.) accepted (T2).

Pedell, S.Keirnan, A.Priday, G.Miller, T.Mendoza, A.Lopez-Lorca, A., et al. (2017). Methods for Supporting Older Users 3, llin Communicating Their Emotions at Different Phases of a Living Lab Project. Technology Innovation Management Review, 7(2): 7-19.

Priday G, T Mansfield, J Ramos  Tools for Alternative Temporalities, – Climate Change and Museum Futures, 2014

Priday G., Foresight in a network era: Peer-producing alternative futures (Book Chapter), Jose Ramos, Tim Mansfield,  Journal of Futures Studies, 2012

Priday G., Tim Mansfield, Jose Ramos The Open Futures Library: One Step Toward a Global Foresight Commons, Journal of Futures Studies, 2014,

Priday G., An Innovation to the Futures: A review of Wendell Bell’s ‘Memories of the Future’ (book review), 2011,  Journal of Future Studies


Keirnan, A., G. Priday, S. Pedell. (2019). It’s To Create With – 44 Cards About Co-design Toolkit can be ordered via the CDI Website and has been used in industry workshops (Launched at ALLIN conference 2019). Future Self and Design Living Lab. Melbourne, Australia. “It’s to Create with-What is co-design?” (R2).

Conference Papers

Belinda, E., Tiffany, F. Priday G, Pedell, S. Creating A Serious Game Tool Kit for a Smart City Living Lab ENOLL Open Living Lab Days Conference 2022 ,

Priday G, Pedell S, Sterling L, Motivational Modelling : Bridging design and entrepreneurial activity to create business value, ENOLL Digital Living Labs Days Conference, 2021

Priday G. and Sonja Pedell, Responsible Design for an Older Future, Open Living Lab Days 2019,

Pedell S., Priday, G., Alen Keirnan, Flavia Marcello and Andrew Murphy Applying the Living Lab Approach for the Design of Public Spaces – A Living Lab Case Study,  2018, Open Living Lab Days 2018

Taffe, S., Sonja Pedell, Belinda Paulovich, Priday G., Jeanie Beh Co-designing time to chat, to reflect, to get it right: young designers learn from older adults co-creating toolkits for peer-to-peer information sessions, 5th International Conference on Design4Health, 2018

Priday, G., & Pedell, S., (2017). Deepening user involvement through living labs, OZCHI ’17 Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia – 28 November – 1 December 2017, pp. 554-559

Pedell S., Keirnan A., and Priday G., (2016). Methods for Supporting Older Users to Communicate their emotions at different stages of a living lab project, Open Living Lab days 2016, ,

Priday G. and Ramos J., “Futures in action – the ‘Futures Action Model’ a new tool for Living Labs” –  ENoLL Open Living Lab Days, 2014,

Russel R., Priday G. and Pedell, S. (2014) “Living without protection: piloting a Living Lab approach to investigate the asset protection needs of low-income Australians” –  ENoLL Open Living Lab Days 2014,

Engeler B., and Priday G. (2012) The Role of Sensory Organisations– Participatory Innovation Conference, 2012, Participatory Innovation Conference 2012, Melbourne, Australia


Priday G, Donaldson,P., Hassan,C., Evans,P Hudson, Mean, M. Hacking the Urban with Living Labs. Planetary Cities (2023)



Pedell, S., and Priday, G. (2020). Innovating the Australian Aged Care Industry: Orchestrating a Living Lab Ecosystem informed by International Best Practice. (2023) Report for Digital Health CRC.

Burkett, M., McNeill, J., Priday, G., Newman, C. & Burkett, I., Askew, M., (2022). City of Newcastle Localising Supply Chains Project 2022: Final Report. Newcastle, Australia: City of Newcastle

Working Papers

Ramos, J., Priday, G., Browne, R., & Chimal, A. (2023). Trade unions navigating and shaping change. ILO.