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Abandon Normal Devices 29th August – 2nd September

August 10, 2012

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I’ll be speaking at a salon event at this festival of new cinema, digital culture and art on Saturday 1st September.  Also speaking will be Jennifer M Jones, the coordinator for #media2012, a national-wide citizen media network for London 2012.  We’re contributing to Salon #3 ‘Too big to fail?’, a debate on the costs of […]

Blogging for the Metro Newspaper on the 2012 Olympics

May 28, 2012

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Over the next few months, I’m going to be blogging for the Metro Newspaper about the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.  I’m going to concentrate on the non-sporting aspects of the Olympics, as I’m no sporting expert, and I’ll have a focus on issues surrounding the impacts of the Games, economically, socially and […]

Event: The tourism legacy of the 2012 Olympic Park – 8th December 2011

August 10, 2011

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I’ll be giving a talk at the University of Greenwich on 8th December 2011, on the tourism legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.  The talk will be part of an Olympic Park Legacy Company event that we’re hosting at Greenwich and also speaking will be Clive Little, the new Director of […]

New publication on Olympic legacies

November 12, 2009

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Along with two colleagues, Elizabeth Booth and Charles Bladen, I have edited a collection of papers from our Olympic Legacy conference held last year at the University of Greenwich. The collection contains seven substantial, refereed papers on Olympic legacy issues, including information about London 2012, Beijing 2008, Torino 2006, the Cultural Olympiad, volunteering and an […]

Cultural Olympiad review published

March 2, 2009

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An article that I have written with a colleague has just been published in the journal Cultural Trends.  You can view the article’s abstract by clicking here.  You will need the appropriate permissions to read the full text.   The article is based on a review of more than 50 documents from the grey literature relating […]

Conferences update

December 17, 2008

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You can view all the presentations from the 2008 ITSA conference in Shanghai, including mine, by going to this web page.  The theme of the conference was ‘Globalisation, mega events and urban tourism’ and there are a wealth of useful case studies, theoretical perspectives and non-western viewpoints on tourism and events available to download as powerpoint […]

Memetics and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

November 16, 2008

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You can download the full paper that we gave at the ITSA conference in Shanghai by clicking here.   You can also view our presentation below: