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Todd, L., & Logan-McFarlane, A. (2017, June). Imaging Edinburgh as the ‘festival city’. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves
We will present initial findings and emerging themes from our study into the imaging of a ‘festival city’, as it is represented and elicited by city stakeholders through share...
Todd, L. (2012, July). The semiotic paradigm and festival brand image:a study of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Presented at Seventh International Conference on the Arts in Society, Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
The semiotic paradigm has previously been applied to the understanding of product brands and brand image within the consumer context. Further, as a research method, semiotic a...
Foster, M. (2009, January). Enhancing the experience of international students in UK HE
Invited SEDA workshop.
Robertson, M., & Adams, A. (2019, July). The forward facing flaneur: a fresh look at information seeking for the beer festival attendee. Paper presented at Leisure Studies Association (LSA) 2019
Dӧrk, Carpendale and Williamson (2011) review the Flaneur (Baudelaire, 1863) in contemporary settings, positing the information flanuer as representing a new way of thinking a...
Robertson, M., & McLachie, J. (2019, May). Business Events - the application of design and transforming access. Paper presented at Atlas Business Tourism 2019 Special Interest Group Conference
This work introduces and critically reviews the changing notion of social responsibility in the behaviour and actions of Business Event provision and its management. In partic...
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...
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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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 ...
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
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...
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2018, April). Senior Visitors to Attractions. Paper presented at Scottish Museums Federation Annual Conference, Stirling
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2017, December). Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Paper presented at 4th World Tourism Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Innovation, Partnerships and Sharing., Rosen College, UCF, Florida
Foster, M. (2016, October). Invited Keynote: Exploring the impact of international student mobility on cross-cultural learning adaptation. Presented at International Conference: Empowering 21st Century Learners Through Holistic and Enterprising Learning, TARUC, Malaysia
Foster, M. (2016, April). Does mobility matter? Outcomes of an empirical study on the impact of mobility on students’ cross cultural competencies. Paper presented at Association of Business Schools’ Learning, Teaching and Student Experience conference, Birmingham, UK
Foster, M. (2015, May). Exploring cultural aspects of student mobility – what do we know about students’ perceptions of their own and host culture of learning. Paper presented at SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2015: Internationalising the Curriculum: What does this mean? How can we achieve it?, Manchester, UK
In an increasingly globalised education, with universities aiming to develop student mobility through exchange and study abroad programmes (Sweeney 2012), this study used the ...
Foster, M., & Zhou, V. (2014, January). Multiple perspectives in re-constructing ‘culture of learning’ – international student experience in China and the UK