Talks & Conferences

Propelland, Madrid: Lunchtime Lecture

Propelland, Madrid, December 2019

TED Talk: Why Designers Should Urgently Listen to Anthropologists

TEDx Kuchl, October 19, 2019


Lunch & Lecture: All Life is Signalling. Die Kraft der Grafik

IDK, FH JOHANNEUM, Graz, October 16, 2019

Hyper Talk: The Trading Animal

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Basel, November 18, 2018

WEI SRAUM: Design of Change. Transformation Gestalten

WEI Sraumforum, Innsbruck, October 9, 2018

Austrian Interior Design Award: Key Note Speech

WEI Sraumforum, Innsbruck, October 9, 2018

ECO DESIGN TALK: Podium Discussion

Eco Design Talk, Salzburg, May 17, 2018

Design and Protest: From Design to Anthropology. A Rite of Passage

Kunsthaus, Graz, May 7, 2018


Creative Innovation across Disciplines Seminar: The Workshop of Culture: An Anthropologist in a Design School

Nottingham Trent University, February 14, 2018


PLATE (Product Lifetime and the Environment) Conference : Open and Closed Loops. How to teach and get students to embrace Circular Design. 

TU Delft, November 8-10, 2017



KISKA CrossTalks: The Human Factors (Of the Circular Economy)

KISKA, May 2, 2017



European Academy of Design, Rome: Designing for the next (Circular) Economy. An appeal to renew the Curricula of Design Schools

Sapienza di Roma, April 12-14, 2017


Science Slam Salzburg: Was macht ein Anthropologe an einer Design Schule? 

ARGE, Salzburg, March 14, 2017


Design & Emotion Conference, Amsterdam: Its Alive! An Empirical Study on Animism and Animacy in Product Design

Conference on Design & Emotion, Amsterdam, September 27-30, 2016


FRUGAL INNOVATION Conference, Leipzig: Frugal Innovation in Design. An Innovative Furniture Solution.

Fraunhofer Institute, Leipzig, June 3-7, 2016



European Design Awards, Vienna, May 24, 2016


Freiräume für Zukunft: The Responsibility of Design

St. Virgil, Salzburg,October 1, 2015


FAIR DESIGN Conference, Warsaw: Vice Versa. The Underpriviledged and Design

Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, September 24-25, 2015


CUMULUS Conference, Milano: Vice Versa. The Underpriviledged and Design.

Politecnico di Milano, June 3-7, 2015


CUMULUS Conference, Johannesburg: Design for a world out of Balance. A Case Study

CUMULUS Conference, Johannesburg, September 22-24, 2014


FREE MARKET FOUNDATION: Can Anthropology explain Discrimination?

Free Market Foundation, Johannesburg, September 23, 2014


IDEO Kraftwerk Lecture: Design and Anthropology

IDEO San Francisco, San Francisco, August 2014


GP Designpartners: Was is der Mensch ohne Design? Eine Antwort der Anthropologie.

Vienna, May, 2014


7th International Gottfried von Haberler Conference: The Anthropology of (Over) Regulation

ECAEF, Vaduz, May 20, 2011


Symposium Ethik & Nachhaltigkeit: Homo Ecologicus

Fachhochschule Salzburg, October 9, 2010


European Design/ Business Dialogue: The Anthropology of Design

Schloss Schönbrunn, May 19, 2010


Business Summit: The Trading Animal

Go Ahead! Business Summit, Vienna October 2-3, 2009


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