The World’s Largest Gathering of Futurists
Prof. Cornelius Holtorf
UNESCO Chair on Heritage Futures
Cornelius Holtorf is Professor of Archaeology and holds the UNESCO Chair on Heritage Futures at Linnaeus University in Kalmar, Sweden. He is also directing the Graduate School in Contract Archaeology (GRASCA) at his university. In his research, he is particularly interested in understanding the interface between cultural heritage, present society and the future. He has been collaborating for more than a decade with the nuclear waste sector and is currently exploring the role of culture in the context of global policymaking related to climate change and sustainable development. He is the author of many papers and several books including co-editor of The Archaeology of Time Travel (with B. Petersson, 2017), Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations (with A. Pantazatos and G. Scarre, 2019) and Cultural Heritage and the Future (with A. Högberg, 2021). He has also co-authored the picture book Wow! The Future is Calling! (with P. Frid, 2021).