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Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Festival and Event Management
Lockstone-Binney, L., Holmes, K., & Robertson, M. (2015). Introduction: events in society. Event management, 19(4), 429-431. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599515X14465748512489
Introduction to special issue of the journal Event Management.
Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2014). Introduction: ProfessIonalIzatIon and event ManageMent. Event Management, 18(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599514x13883555341689
No abstract available. Item is introduction to journal issue.
Blake, J. (2017). The creative Industries: recasting Scotland's relationship with Europe. Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh
This article analyses the likely impact that Brexit will have on the creative industries in Scotland. The study focuses on three main areas: the movement of people, Creative ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management
Robertson, M. (2018, July). Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education. Paper presented at Association of Event Management Educators (AEME) 2018 Event Education & Research: Coming of Age
Visioning is a process which focusses on a preferred future condition (Bazzanella et al., 2012). In the context of a small to medium sized town, economic and social pressures ...
Robertson, M., & Rogers, P. (2008, November). Media Framing and the Perception of the Impacts of Festivals and Events in Rural and Urban Fringe Areas: A Case Study Analysis of Newspaper Coverage. Paper presented at International Tourism and Media Conference, Melbourne
No abstract available.
Robertson, M., & Darby, P. (2007, January). The Rurban Interface ~ investigating the potency of niche sport events as brand narrative for destinations: Case Study: UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Fort William, Scotland. Paper presented at International Event Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia
Carlsen, J., Ali-Knight, J., & Robertson, M. (2007, January). Access: Developing a research agenda for Edinburgh festivals and events. Paper presented at International Event Research Conference., Melbourne, Australia
Burton, K. (2015). for Mies. Chicago, USA
A work for solo cello commissioned by Access Contemporary Music and the Chicago Architecture Foundation. The composition explores the relationship between music and the archit...
Wight, A. C. (2019). Putting Foucault to work in tourism research. International Journal of Tourism Research, 21(1), 122-133. https://doi.org/10.1002/jtr.2246
This paper reflects on Foucault's Archaeology of Knowledge as a methodological approach in tourism research. It offers lessons from recent research focused on critiquing herit...
Robertson, M., Hutton, A., & Brown, S. (2018). Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note). Event Management, 22(6), 1073-1081. doi:10.3727/152599518x15346132863157
This work, a conceptual forward-looking paper, examines the management of audiences at music festivals now and indicates a critical manoeuvre of focus for the future. The theo...
Robertson, M., Ong, F., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2018). Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives. Event Management, 22(6), 865-874. doi:10.3727/152599518x15346132863193
In considering critical event studies, a brief reference to critical pedagogy is made before an initial look at Critical Management Studies (CMS) prior to consideration of Crt...
Newland, B. L., & Robertson, M. (2018). An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event. Journal of Applied Sport Management, 10(1), 13-22. https://doi.org/10.18666/JASM-2017-V10-I1-8324
The natural attributes of rural locations are well suited to sport event tourism and can play a significant role in strategic tourism development in new markets. The purpose o...
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Robertson, M., & Jackson, C. (2018). Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 9(2), 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEFM-05-2018-0032
This special issue has at its centre the theme Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. This theme was the basis of the Association for Events Management Educa...
Michelini, L., Iasevoli, G., & Theodoraki, E. (2017). Event Venue Satisfaction and Its Impact On Sponsorship Outcomes. Event Management, 21(3), 319-331. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599517x14942648527536
The importance of sponsorship as a marketing communications tool is well recognized in the event literature. Despite the growth in event sponsorship investments and the increa...
Wight, A. C. (2016). Lithuanian genocide heritage as discursive formation. Annals of Tourism Research, 59, 60-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2016.04.002
This paper presents a synthesis of Foucault’s Archaeology of Knowledge and the concept of discursive formation to critique museums and sites of memory as spaces in which compe...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
An exhibition of photography, print and ephemera relating to forty years of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival curated by Dr Haftor Medbøe, Associate Professor of Music at Edinburgh Napier University and...
1 July 2018