Merseyside Maritime Museum - where the symposium was held June 7, 2014
The Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa campus May 19, 2014
Tourism: A Modern Synthesis April 23, 2014
Click to download the flyer for the event April 11, 2014

An ERASMUS visit to Germany

April 10, 2014

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The Hanseatic town of Stralsund

I’ve recently returned from an ERASMUS teaching exchange visit to Germany.  I visited the Fachhochschule Stralsund – University of Applied Sciences, in the beautiful medieval city of Stralsund, in the north-east of the country.  While I was there, I taught MA and BA students studying tourism management and destination development. My teaching in Stralsund focused […]

Posted in: Sustainability, Tourism

Educating the 21st Century Events Management Graduate

March 3, 2014

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event-management1

My colleague Charles Bladen and I have just had this paper published in the journal ‘Events Management’.  In the paper, we are argue that Events Management degrees need re-examining, to ensure that they are helping students to develop the kinds of skills and attitudes that employers, and society need.  You can read the abstract below […]

Responsible Events

February 11, 2014

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Sustainable-events

I recently gave a talk on ‘Responsible Events’ at the Event Horizons conference in Cornwall.  You can see the presentation below.  ‘Responsibility’ is a new way of thinking about sustainability.  In this presentation, I argue that ‘sustainability’ has been the least successful policy agenda of the last 50 years.  Top-down policies, frameworks and industry standards […]

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