Associate Professor 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). ISSN 1525-9951
No abstract available. Item is introduction to journal issue.
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 ...
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.
Elicit constructive ...
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...
Robertson, M., & Lees, G. (2014). eScaping in the city, retailvents in socio-spatially managed futures. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer, & K. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events and Festivals, 251-267. (1). Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
From a mercantile past, of the travelling merchant and adventures and travels around the world, to proliferation of market towns, to the growth of individual – specialist – sh...
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). ISSN 1758-2954
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 ...
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...