Call for papers: Special Issue #CritEvents

Event Management – an international journal Special issue title: Critical Event Studies – issues & perspectives Important dates and details: Abstracts (of no less than 250 words):                       June 27th, 2017 Abstract decisions:                                              ... Continue Reading →

Are you REF-ready?

  Are you REF-Ready? Calling scholars who are working in the area of critical event/tourism studies (any discipline but research revolves around festivals/events/tourism/leisure)   Invitation to submit an application to take part in a two day writing retreat University of Cambridge Christ's College, Cambridge 17-18 August 2017  This is an opportunity for up to 10... Continue Reading →

Critical Event Studies in the UK and Australia: Lost in translation or one voice?

CAUTHE Events SIG, Dunedin, New Zealand, Wednesday 8 February  The title promised much and did not fail to deliver!   Associate Professor Leonie Lockstone-Binney chaired a panel discussion between four esteemed event studies scholars from the UK (Associate Professor Jane Ali-Knight and Dr Sandro Carnicelli) and Australia (Associate Professor Kirsten Holmes and Dr Judith Mair)... Continue Reading →

Critical Event Studies in the UK and Australia: lost in translation or one voice?

Open Panel Discussion  (Everyone is welcome!) Organised by the Event Studies SIG of CAUTHE  (with call for contributions to IJEFM Special Issue) Date: Wednesday, 8th February; Time: 2pm-3pm Location: CAUTHE 2017 conference – University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ; Venue: St David (room TBC) http://www.otago.ac.nz/cauthe2017/index.html Chair: Associate Professor Leonie Lockstone-Binney Panellist’s topic What is critical thinking... Continue Reading →

Call for papers: Equality and Diversity in the Professional Events Sector

  Editors: Dr Louise Platt and Dr. Rebecca Finkel http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/pgas/rprt-call-for-equality-and-diversity Following the recent Contemporary Policy Debate paper written by Rhodri Thomas in this journal, this special edition will build on the concerns raised in order to develop an on-going debate on policies around of equality and diversity across the events sector. Whilst Thomas (2016) points... Continue Reading →

#AcWriMo with #CritEvents

November is #AcWriMo (academic writing month)! The idea grew out of the #NaNoWriMo (National Write a Novel Month) - Charlotte Frost from PhD2Published set up the academic version in 2011 and each year a community of scholars pledge to get on with their writing! We thought that we would encourage Crit-Eventers to join in! The PhD2Published... Continue Reading →

CFP: Grassroots Festivals and Place-Making

Special issue call for papers from the Journal of Place Management and Development Winter 2018 The Journal of Place Management and Development (JPMD) is pleased to invite papers for a special issue on “Grassroots festivals and place-making” Overview of the Theme Within the events and festivals literature there has been an examination of place-making and... Continue Reading →

Place-making and grassroots festivals

  The reason for proposing this theme is that we (Louise & Jane) are preparing a proposal for a special edition on this very topic! Watch this space... There was an initial discussion on what we understood by place-making and the following ideas came through: Communities and neighbourhoods and relationship to physical places Relational spaces... Continue Reading →

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