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Introduction: ProfessIonalIzatIon and event ManageMent

Journal Article
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.

Signals and Signposts of the Future: Literary Festival Consumption in 2050

Journal Article
Robertson, M., & Yeoman, I. (2014)
Signals and Signposts of the Future: Literary Festival Consumption in 2050. Tourism Recreation Research, 39(3), 321-342. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2014.11087004
This conceptual paper uses a scenario planning process to facilitate possible futures for literary festivals, a form of festival tourism that has grown rapidly in the develope...

Emerging knowledge and innovation in event management

Journal Article
Lockstone-Binney, L., Robertson, M., & Junek, O. (2013)
Emerging knowledge and innovation in event management. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4(3), 176-178. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijefm-06-2013-0010
Item is guest editorial. No abstract available.

Event studies: finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end?

Journal Article
Baum, T., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Robertson, M. (2013)
Event studies: finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end?. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4(3), 179-185. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijefm-06-2013-0014
Purpose The aim of this opinion piece is to seek to cast a critical eye over the event studies field to chart its progress as an emerging area of study, relative to its close ...

Is This for Real? Authentic Learning for the Challenging Events Environment

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2012)
Is This for Real? Authentic Learning for the Challenging Events Environment. Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 12(3), 225-241. https://doi.org/10.1080/15313220.2012.704245
This article explores a set of emerging competencies that education providers will be increasingly compelled to consider and, more importantly, embed in their event management...

Progressing socio-cultural impact evaluation for festivals

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Rogers, P., & Leask, A. (2009)
Progressing socio-cultural impact evaluation for festivals. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 1(2), 156-169. https://doi.org/10.1080/19407960902992233
The research project reported in this paper set out to advance the knowledge base of socio‐cultural festival evaluation and, through industry and academic liaison, produce a r...

Festivals, Cooperative Stakeholders and the Role of the Media: A Case Analysis of Newspaper Media

Journal Article
Robertson, M., & Rogers, P. (2009)
Festivals, Cooperative Stakeholders and the Role of the Media: A Case Analysis of Newspaper Media. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 9(2-3), 206-224. https://doi.org/10.1080/15022250903217019
Image, brand narrative and stakeholder collaboration each represent pivotal paradigms in the analysis, evaluation and formation of good management practice for festivals. The ...

Paths Towards Sustainability: Social Cultural Evaluation of Festivals in Rural and Non-Urban Areas, an Analysis of Media Interpretations

Journal Article
Robertson, M., & Rogers, P. (2008)
Paths Towards Sustainability: Social Cultural Evaluation of Festivals in Rural and Non-Urban Areas, an Analysis of Media Interpretations. e-Review of Tourism Research,
The economic and social composition of rural society has changed irrevocably. The role of the market town as economic epicentre of rural wealth has all but completely evaporat...

Events and festivals: Current trends and issues

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Chambers, D., & Frew, E. (2007)
Events and festivals: Current trends and issues. Managing Leisure, 12(2-3), 99-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/13606710701406485
The aim of this special edition of Managing Leisure is to acknowledge the multi-factorial and dynamic nature of events and festivals as research areas. The articles captured i...

Access—A Research Agenda for Edinburgh Festivals

Journal Article
Carlsen, J., Ali-Knight, J., & Robertson, M. (2007)
Access—A Research Agenda for Edinburgh Festivals. Event Management, 11(1), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599508783943237
Festivals and events have assumed a prominent place in the social and economic fabric of Edinburgh, to a point where it now enjoys a reputation as a leading festival and event...