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Ethnographic methods in events research

January 17, 2010


A colleague and I have had a paper accepted for the ‘Global Events Congress IV: Events and Festivals Research: The State of the Art’ event, to be held in Leeds from 14-16 July 2010.  Our paper looks at how the application of methods from ethnography can contribute to events management research.  Bekah carried out participant observation, photographic and auto-photographic […]

Book review: Olympic Cities

January 14, 2010


My review of Poynter & MacRury’s edited collection ‘Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London’  has just been published in this month’s edition of New Start Magazine, a publication for the regeneration sector. “Like all pre-games publications, this text suffers from the problem of grappling with an event that is yet to happen, in […]

New posts on Aracdes / Promenades

January 12, 2010


There are three new posts up on our ‘Reading the Arcades / Reading the Promenades’ blog. The first is on our use of a yahoo pipe to collect images of the seaside promenade, the second is a set of links to other projects who also use Benjamin’s ‘Aracdes Project’ as inspiration for new work, and […]