Department of Business Development and Technology

Cristiano Smaniotto

PhD Student

Profile photoCristiano Smaniotto
PhD Fellow
Department of Business Development and Technology

Postal address:
Birk Centerpark 15
8001, 1112



PhD Student

Department of Business Development and Technology

Aarhus University

Herning, Denmark

1 Sep 2019 → present

Research Assistant

University of Southern Denmark

Odense, Denmark

15 Jan 201731 Aug 2019


Economics and Business Administration, Master of Science (MSc), University of Southern Denmark

Award Date: 2 May 2016

Business administration , Bachelor, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice

Award Date: 26 Jun 2013

Further information

Research areas: Consumer Culture Theory, Market System Dynamics, materiality, practice theory, consumption infrastructures, waste, consumption logistics, sustainable consumption, taste, cosmopolitanism

Teaching areas: marketing, marketing across cultures, international marketing, consumer behaviour, consumption studies, strategic communications, qualitative research methods

Research outputs

Consumption logistics and the ordering of market systems

Smaniotto, C., Emontspool, J. & Askegaard, S., 2021, In: Marketing Theory. 21, 1, p. 93-112 20 p.

“Half man, half suit”: the ontological separation of subject and object

Smaniotto, C. & Emontspool, J., 2021, (Accepted/In press).

Consumer waste meaning(s): A semiotic perspective

Smaniotto, C., Peronard, J-P. D. C. & Ballantyne, A. G., 2020, Advances in Consumer Research. Argo, J., Lowrey, T. M. & Schau, H. J. (eds.). Association for Consumer Research, Vol. 48. p. 134-138

How the Dead Storage of Consumer Electronics Creates Consumer Value

Nøjgaard, M., Smaniotto, C., Askegaard, S., Cimpan, C., Zhilyaev, D. & Wenzel, H., 2020, In: Sustainability. 12, 14, 16 p., 5552.

Thingification: Interrupting Subject and Object

Emontspool, J. & Smaniotto, C., 2020, Advances in Consumer Research. Association for Consumer Research, p. 57-61 5 p.

Value-in-non-disposition and object storage

Smaniotto, C., Nøjgaard, M. & Askegaard, S., 2020, 2020 Consumer Culture Theory Conference Proceedings. p. 51-53 3 p.

Rethinking matter

Smaniotto, C. & Emontspool, J., 2019.

Taste, the Senses, and cultural openness. An empirical exploration of the role of embodied affect in multicultural consumption experiences

Smaniotto, C., 2019.

Fluid markets: agencing markets into consumption

Smaniotto, C., 2018.

How have we represented consumption? On the need for creative assemblages of methods

Smaniotto, C., 2018.

Reconnecting consumption through creativity: On the need to reassemble the methods of consumer research

Smaniotto, C., 2018.

Sustainable translations: (de)materializing the flows of the marketing system

Smaniotto, C., 2018.

Performing taste: Uncovering power dynamics of a tasteful distinction

Smaniotto, C. & Kuever, E., 2017.