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Refereed Publications and conference papers
Kennell, J., Šuligoj, M., & Lesjak, M. (2018). Dark events: commemoration and collective memory in the former Yugoslavia. Event Management, 22(6), 945-963.
Turner, Z. & Kennell, J. (2018) ‘The Role of Sustainable Events in the Management of Historic Buildings’. Sustainability. 10, 3884
Bozic, S., Vujicic, M., Kennell, J., Besermenji, S. & Solaveric, M. (2018) ‘Sun, Sea and Shrines: Application of Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) to Assess the Attractiveness of Six Cultural Heritage Sites in Phuket (Thailand)’ in Geographica Pannonica, 22 (2), 122-138.
Powell, R., Kennell, J., & Barton, C. (2018). Dark Cities: A dark tourism index for Europe’s tourism cities, based on the analysis of DMO websites. International Journal of Tourism Cities. https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJTC-09-2017-0046
Bladen, C., Kennell, J., Abson, E. & Wilde, N. (2018) Events Management: An Introduction 2nd ed., Abingdon: Routledge
Bozic, S., Kennell, J., Vujicic, M. and Jovanović, T., (2017). Urban tourist motivations: why visit Ljubljana?. International Journal of Tourism Cities, 3 (4). pp.382-398
Vujičić, M., Kennell, J., Jovanović, T., Vasiljević1, D., Besermenji, S., Stankov, U. & Stamenković, I. (2017) Travel constraints on city break travel – case study: Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia. In: 17th Contemporary Trends in Tourism and Hospitality Conference: New Spaces in Cultural Tourism, 1-2 September 2017, Novi Sad, Serbia.
Kennell, J. (2017) National tourism offices. The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism. Sage, London. ISBN 978-1483368948 (In Press)
Kennell, J. (2017) Organisation for economic cooperation and development and tourism. The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism. Sage, London. ISBN 978-1483368948
Hawkes, D., Kennell, J., Booth, P. & Abson, E. (2016) ‘The Impact of Motivation Factors on Spending at a Public Sector Festivals Programme’ in Matias, A., Nijkamp, P. & Romao, J. (eds.) Impact Assessment in Tourism Economics, Springer
Powell, R. & Kennell, J. (2016) ‘Dark Cities? Developing a methodology for researching dark tourism in European cities’ in Katsoni, V. (ed.) Tourism and Culture in the Age of Innovation, Springer International Publishing
Kennell, J. (2016) ‘Carrying Capacity’ in Jafari, J. & Xiao, H. (eds) Encyclopedia of Tourism, Springer International Publishing
Bladen, C. & Kennell, J. (2014) ‘Educating the 21st Century Events Management Graduate: Pedagogy, Practice, Professionalism and Professionalisation’ in Event Management, 18 (1), pp. 5-14
Kennell, J. (2014) Case Studies on ‘Tourism Marketing’, ‘Sustainability’, ‘Economic Impacts’, ‘Social and Cultural Impacts’ and ‘Coastal and Resort Tourism’ in Page, S. & Connell, J. (2014) Tourism: A Modern Synthesis, London: Cengage
Kennell, J. (2013) ‘New Developments in the Relationships between Tourism Policy and Local Economic Development in the United Kingdom’ in International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, Vol.3, No.2, pp.59-69
Kennell, J. & Chaperon, S. (2013) ‘An analysis of the UK Government’s 2011 Tourism Policy’ in Cultural Trends, Vol.22, No.2, pp.278-284
Kennell, J. (2013) ‘After the Crisis: Cultural Tourism and Urban Regeneration in Europe’ in Richards, G. & Smith, M.(eds) Handbook of Cultural Tourism, London: Routledge
Kennell, J. (2013) ‘Social Enterprise and Employment in the United Kingdom’ in Perspectives on Work, Vol.16 (1-2), pp.21-23
Bladen, C., Kennell, J,, Abson, E. & Wilde, N. (2012) Events Management: An Introduction, Abingdon: Routledge
Kennell, J. (2011) ‘New Developments in the Relationship between Tourism Policy and Local Economic Development in the United Kingdom’ in the proceedings of the 13th International Research and Practice Conference of the Russian State University for Tourism and Service, ‘Tourism and Service: Education, Challenges and Prospects’, 28th October 2011. pp. 186-202
Symon, G. & Kennell, J. (2011) Configurations of Localism: Towards a critical research agenda? paper given at the 15th Annual Dilemmas International Research Conference: Dilemmas for Human Services, 1-2 September 2011, London
Bladen, C. & Kennell, J. (2011) Slaves become masters: the future of volunteering in events management education, paper given at Redefining the student experience: new directions for teaching, learning and assessment conference, University of Greenwich, 5th July 2011
Kennell, J. (2011) ‘Rediscovering cultural tourism : Cultural regeneration in seaside towns’ in Journal of Town and City Management, Vol.1, No.4
Kennell, J. & Chaperon, C. (2010) Seaside Towns and Local Enterprise Partnerships: Domestic Tourism in a Core Periphery Context, paper given at the 2010 conference of the Association for Tourism in Higher Education conference, 1-3 December 2010, Canterbury, UK
Kennell, J. & Sitz, R. (2010) ‘Greening Bonnaroo: Exploring the rhetoric and reality of a sustainable festival through micro-ethnographic methods’ in the proceedings of the Global Events Congress IV, 14-16 July 2010, Leeds, UK.
Kennell, J. (2010) Symbolic Cities: cultural regeneration, branding and representation in urban development, LAP
Kennell, J. & Rykalski (2010) ‘Images of the liminal: understanding the seaside promenade through the lens of Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project’, paper given at the Liminal Landscapes conference, Liverpool John Moores University, July 2010
Kennell, J., Booth, E. & Bladen, C. (eds.) (2009) People, Place Enterprise: Proceedings of the first annual conference on Olympic Legacy, Greenwich: GUP
Kennell, J. & Macleod, N. (2009) ‘A grey literature review of the Cultural Olympiad’ in Cultural Trends, Vol.18, No.1, pp.83-88
Kennell, J. (2008) The rediscovery of seaside culture in Kent, UK, paper given at the Regional Studies Association ‘Developing Tourist Destinations’ seminar in Aalborg, Denmark, 26-28th November 2008
Kennell, J. & MacLeod, N. (2008) A memetic framework for understanding and evaluating the Cultural Olympiad of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games in Wu, B. & Dang, N. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Tourism Studies Association Conference, Shanghai, 6-9th November 2008, ITSA: Beijing
Kennell, J. (2008) Symbolic violence by the seaside, paper given at the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education annual conference, 2-4th July 2008, Brighton, UK
Kennell, J. (2008) Review of Ashbourne, D. (2007) ‘Regulating the night’ in Journal of Cultural Geography, Vol. 25, No.1
Kennell, J. (2007) ‘Arts-led Regeneration and Community Cohesion: A study of Folkestone, Kent’ in Holmes, K., Slater, A. & Robinson, M. (eds.) ‘Sport, Leisure, Culture and Social Capital: Discourse and Practice’, Eastbourne: LSA
Kennell, J (2005) Clive Barnett’s Culture, Media and Democracy – Review in Political Geography, Volume 24, Issue 6, August 2005, Pages 772-774
Other publications, talks, conference presentations and media appearances
March 2016, Keynote presentation, Suffolk Inside Out, Ipswich, UK, on Tourism and Economic Development in Suffolk
November 2015, Keynote presentation, MEKST 2015, Novi Sad, Serbia, on Cultural Tourism Experiences
July 2015, Invited Presentation, Association of Town and City Management Annual Conference, Leeds, UK, on Business Improvement Districts and the Visitor Economy
May 2015, Keynote presentation, Turizimjada 2015, Tivat, Montenegro, on Sustainable Tourism in the Adriatic Reagion
March 2015, Keynote presentation, Local Lists Conference, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK, on Heritage, Tourism and Economic Development
February 2015, Keynote presentation, Belgrade Tourism Conference 2015, Serbia, on Culture, Regeneration and Tourism
November 2014, Invited Chair of the event ‘Implementing the Witty Review: One Year On’, which examined the relationship between Universities and Economic Development
June 2014, Invited presentation at the Tourism Society Annual Symposium, Liverpool, UK, on the Economic Impacts of Events
January 2014, Invited presentation at the Event Horizons conference, University of Falmouth, Cornwall on Responsible Events
January 2013, chapter in Towards Co-operative Councils: empowering people to change their lives, London: Cooperative Councils Network
August 2012, appearances on BBC News, BBC News 24, Radio 4 and China’s CCTV, talking about the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London
March 2012, Keynote presentation to the annual Thanet College teaching and learning conference ‘Further Education and Local Economic Development’
November 2011, talk for the Olympic Park Legacy Company on the tourism legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
November 2011, interview for Channel 4 TV News on the financial crisis at Thomas Cook.
March 2011, interview by the BBC on the UK government’s tourism policy, used on the BBC1 Politics Show South East and on a regional news programme.
February 2011: Invited presentation to the Canterbury Christchurch University campus network meeting, on ‘Regeneration, Higher Education and the Knowledge Economy’
December 2010: Presentation on Seaside Towns and Local Enterprise Partnerships given at a Seasider network meeting at the Department for Communities and Local Government
November 2010: Invited presentation to a group of visiting Japanese researchers on cultural regeneration and social impacts
March 2010: ‘Time for Kent to Think Big on Tourism’, article on developing regional tourism in Kent for Kent Profile Magazine
14th February 2010 Appearance on the BBC 1 TV ‘Politics Show South East’ to discuss regeneration and the recession, focusing on Brighton and Hastings.
26th January 2010 Interviewed for BBC Newsroom South East about the regeneration of Margate, Kent and how the town will fare in the recession
January 2010: Review of Poynter & MacRury’s book ‘Olympic cities: 2012 and the remaking of London’ (Ashgate) for New Start Magazine, a publication for those working in the regeneration and community development sectors
7th October 2009: Invited blog piece: ‘Seaside Art Leaves Locals Beached’ for New Start Magazine’s website
May 2009: ‘Five Pound Pint: Can tourism be a new driver for regeneration’ in the journal of the British Urban Regeneration Association
22nd March 2009: Interview on BBC1 TV’s ‘The politics show southeast’ about regional tourism and the recession
February 2009: ‘That’s entertainment!’ an article about seaside cultural regeneration in Kent Profile magazine
23rd November 2008: Interview on BBC1 TV’s ‘politics show south east’ about the regeneration of Margate, Kent
I have also been interviewed by the Telegraph newspaper, Business Week and Associated French Press on subjects concerning culture and regeneration.