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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:

Memetics and the Cultural Olympiad

October 21, 2008

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I will be giving a paper at the 2nd ITSA bi-annual conference on “Globalisation, mega-events and tourism”, 6-9th November in Shanghai.  The paper is the latest output from the research I have been carrying out with a colleague, Nikki MacLeod, into the Cultural Olympiad of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  In this paper, we […]