Dr. Sohail Inayatullah is Professor, Center for Futures Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Australia. In 1999, he held the UNESCO Chair, the University of Trier, Germany, and the Tamkang Chair, Tamkang University,Taiwan. He is also a fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation and a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Futures Studies (www.ed.tku.edu.tw/develop/JFS) and associate editor of New Renaissance (www.ru.org). He is on the editorial board of Development, Futures and Foresight. Among his authored/edited books are:
Macrohistory and Macrohistorians; Situating Sarkar; Understanding Sarkar; Transcending Boundaries; and Transforming Communication. His CD-ROMs include: Futures Studies: Methods, Issues and Civilizational Visions and The Views of Futurists – Volume 4 of The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies.
Forthcoming are: Youth Futures (Greenwood, 2002); Islam, Postmodernism and Other Futures (Pluto, 2002) and The Rights of Robots (Praeger, 2003). He is the author of over 250 journal articles, book chapters, and magazine pieces. Website – www.metafuture.org