Ton Otto

Short Description

Prof Dr Ton Otto is professor of Anthropology at Aarhus University, Denmark, and professor and research leader at James Cook University, Australia. Currently he is also the head of the Ethnographic Department at Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus.

Selected Publications

Otto, T.; Hardy, D. (2016): Transforming artefacts into digital heritage: Developing interactive databases for use by Aboriginal communities. In: Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Culture.

Otto, T. (2016): History In and For Design. In: Journal of Design History, 29(1), P. 58-70.

Otto, T.; Smith, R. (2013). Design Anthropology: A Distinct Style of Knowing. In: Gunn, W.; Otto, T.; Smith, R.C. (Eds.): Design Anthropology: Theory and Practice. London: Bloomsbury, P. 1-29.


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Concepts, strategies and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.