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Professor Alison J. Clarke is a design historian and a trained social anthropologist. She joined the University of Applied Arts Vienna as a full-professor having previously held a senior faculty post at the Royal College of Art, London. She is Director of the Victor J. Papanek Foundation heading the biennial symposia in contemporary design theory. The Papanek Symposium 2019 takes place at Porto Design Biennale in collaboration with Modes of Criticism under the titled ‘Real Worlds: Design, Politics, Future’. Professor Clarke has supervised design and material culture at undergraduate and postgraduate level for over twenty years, previous students having taken up major roles in curatorship, academia and design.