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'Edinburgh the ‘festival city’ and hallmark event tourism': invited research lecture and seminar presented at 'Leisure Talks' series, School of Environment, Education and Development , Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L. (2018, October)
'Edinburgh the ‘festival city’ and hallmark event tourism': invited research lecture and seminar presented at 'Leisure Talks' series, School of Environment, Education and Development , Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester. Presented at Leisure Talks' series
The ‘festival city’ has become a topic of theoretical debate within tourism and events research. In strategic destination management practice a festival city presents a signif...

Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note)

Journal Article
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...

Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Ong, F., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2018)
Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives. Event Management, 22(6), 865-874. https://doi.org/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...

Digital Revolution or Plastic Gimmick? Authenticity in 3D Souvenirs

Book
Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2018)
Digital Revolution or Plastic Gimmick? Authenticity in 3D Souvenirs. In J. M. Rickly, & E. S. Vidon (Eds.), Authenticity & Tourism Materialities, Perceptions, Experiences, 165-179. London: Emerald
Mass-market production of souvenirs, their disposability and their mixed up, interpretive styling may detach the tourist from the actual experience. Conversely, it is the pers...

Visualising the ‘festival city’: towards a stakeholder semiotic framework

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L. (2018, August)
Visualising the ‘festival city’: towards a stakeholder semiotic framework. Paper presented at Inclusive Innovation for Enhanced Local Experience, British Council and Newton Fund ‘Researcher Links’, Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand
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Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education

Presentation / Conference
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 ...

The role of iconic-historic commemorative events in event tourism: Insights from the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Journal Article
Viol, M., Todd, L., Theodoraki, E., & Anastasiadou, C. (2018)
The role of iconic-historic commemorative events in event tourism: Insights from the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Tourism Management, 69, 246-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.06.018
The role of commemorative events for event tourism has received marginal attention. Existing research primarily considers commemorative events for their social and political s...

Narratives of health and hospitality: Strathpeffer Spa c.1866 – c.1946

Journal Article
Thomson, E. (2018)
Narratives of health and hospitality: Strathpeffer Spa c.1866 – c.1946. Hospitality and Society, 8(2), 111-135. https://doi.org/10.1386/hosp.8.2.111_1
This paper examines the history of Strathpeffer Spa (the UK’s most northerly spa) between c.1860 and c.1946 using a range of printed primary and archive sources. Drawing upon...

Meanings and myths: Semiotics of Edinburgh Castle

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L., & Furger, T. (2018, May)
Meanings and myths: Semiotics of Edinburgh Castle. Paper presented at Royal Anthropological Institute’s (RAI) Annual Conference: Art, Materiality and Representation, the Royal Anthropological Institute, The Department Of Africa, Oceania And The Americas Of The British Museum And The Department Of Anthropology At SOAS, London
Short abstract We will present initial themes from my study into the semiotics of Edinburgh Castle through analysing shared online images. As a semiotic sign, Edinburgh Castle...

An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event

Journal Article
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...