"event studies" tag

Call for Papers | Edited volume on Critical Event Studie (CES) | Call ends December 15, 2017

The aim of the edited collection is to bring together academics who, from a global and multi-disciplinary approach, are researching events and placing them within the context of Turner’s theories of Ritual, Flow, Liminality and Performance, to conceptually explore the relationship between events and Turner’s work while not avoiding a prescription of application.

Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Volume 9, 2017, Issue 3

The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives.

Call for Abstracts | Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? | Coventry University, November 9–10, 2017. Call ends August 21, 207

To mark the end of the 4-year EU funded Carnival project and the launch of a new edited book, also titled ‘Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?’,  the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University proudly present an international inter-disciplinary conference for academics and practitioners.

Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Volume 9, 2017, Issue 2

The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives.

Call for Chapters | Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity in Critical Events Studies | Proposed book for Routledge. Call ends May 15, 2017

The vision for this book is to feature contributions from critical events and interdisciplinary scholars. Chapters should interweave theory, policy and/or practice, and include at least one planned event/festival case study. Empirical work which features creative research methods is especially welcome.

Call for Papers | “Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration​” | Special issue of the International Journal of Event and Festival Management. Call ends May 31, 2017

This special issue of IJEFM focusses on Event Futures. It offers a platform for discussion, debate and vision for the future of events. It is anticipated that the contributing articles will highlight current and future success in stakeholder management and in developing resilience in an ever changing political, economic, social, environmental and technological milieu.

Call for Papers | London, Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium | Goldsmiths, University of London, 8-10th June 2017. Call ends April 30, 2017

In this symposium, we will investigate the changes accompanying the 2012 London Olympics, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and the preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The meeting will focus on existing research and interventions concerning the ways that global events have been accompanied by urban transformations and new forms of social (dis)advantage and exclusions.

Call for Papers | Human-Animal Interactions in Tourism, Events, Leisure Spaces | Critical Tourism Studies Conference, Palma de Mallorca, 25–29 June, 2017. Call ends 2017-03-31

Humans and non-human animals now play a supportive role in each other’s lives, contributing significantly towards mutual wellbeing not only in work, but also in tourism, events, and leisure arenas. This panel seeks to address this gap in knowledge by inviting research which develops greater understanding of human-animal interactions and relations in tourism, events and leisure spaces.

Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Volume 9, 2017, Issue 1

The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives.

Call for papers | Equality and Diversity in the Professional Events Sector | Special issue of Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events

White men dominate high profile events and industry publications. It is becoming increasingly evident via social media platforms that there is discomfort around the prominence of all male panels and conferences whether academic or corporate. Papers in this special issue will help to inform research and teaching to foster internationally-focused and socially responsible graduates.