Professor in Festival and Event Management
(2018). Special Issue: Grassroots Festivals and Place Making. Journal of Place Management and Development, 11(3),
Authors are editors of the special issue to Journal of Place Management and Development.
(2018). Special Issue: Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives. Event Management, 22(6),
Authors are guest editors of a special issue to the journal Event Management.
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
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Qatar National Research Fund
Generate an audit of current activities of various Qatari based institutions (public, private and voluntary sectors) linked to the promotion of green and active living via events.
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The USEC returns to Edinburgh Napier in 2017! Universities of Scotland Events Conference (USEC) is an annual runn...
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...
Ali-Knight, J., & Ensor, J. (2017). Salute to the sun: an exploration of UK yoga tourist profiles. Tourism Recreation Research, 42(4), 484-497. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2017.1327186
This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date (Ali-Knight, 2009; Lehto, Brown, Chen & Morrison, 2006). Yoga to...
J. Ali-Knight, M. Robertson, A. Fyall, & A. Ladkin (Eds.), (2009). International Perspectives of Festivals and Events
In a fast-moving industry where new theory and practice is implemented rapidly, this is essential reading for any advanced student or researcher in festivals and events.
Ali-Knight, J., Robertson, M., Fyall, A., & Ladkin, &. A. (2009). Introduction: International Perspectives of Festivals and Events : Paradigms of Analysis. In J. Ali-Knight, M. Robertson, A. Fyall, & A. Ladkin (Eds.), International Perspectives of Festivals and Events : Paradigms of Analysis, xix. Oxford, UK: Elsevier
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Carlsen, J., Ali-Knight, J., & Robertson, M. (2007). Access—A Research Agenda for Edinburgh Festivals. Event Management, 11(1), (3-11). doi:10.3727/152599508783943237. ISSN 1525-9951
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...
Wardrop, K. M., & Robertson, M. (2003). Edinburgh's Winter Festival. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, J. Ali-Knight, S. Drummond, & U. McMahon-Beattie (Eds.), Festival and Events Management, 346-357. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann. doi:10.1016/b978-0-7506-5872-0.50027-2
Platt, L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2018). Guest editorial. Journal of Place Management and Development, 11(3), 262-265. https://doi.org/10.1108/jpmd-08-2018-131
Authors are guest editors of special issue of Journal to Place Management and Development.
Yeoman, I., McMahon-Beattie, U., & Robertson, M. (2003). Visitor management for festivals and events
This chapter draws on a number of models to animate the need for a visitor manage to balance the requirements of demand forecasting and managing capacity with appropriate leve...
Ali-Knight, J., & Robertson, M. (2003). Introduction to arts, culture and leisure
Robertson, M., & Wardrop, K. M. (2003). Events and the destination dynamic: Edinburgh festivals, entrepreneurship and strategic marketing
This chapter addresses the role of image, marketing, brand awareness, commercial partnerships (sponsorship), entrepreneurship, and stakeholder legitimacy as part of an events ...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
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Edinburgh Napier University
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