Call for Chapters: Liminality and Liminoid Spaces in Events

Ian Lamond and Jonathan Moss are editing a collection of papers on the broad theme of critical event studies with a focus on liminality and liminoid spaces, for publication by Palgrave. The aim of the edited collection is to bring together academics who, from a global and multi-disciplinary approach, are researching events and placing them within the context of Turner's... Continue Reading →


Book Announcement: Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals

Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals Edited By Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke Available now from Routledge    Whether through education, sport or festivity, events form the basis on which we attribute cultural meaning, significance and value to our lives. In this light, community events have the potential to create positive and negative social, cultural, economic... Continue Reading →

Events and the Politics of Gender Symposium 8/09/17

Convened by: Dr. Rebecca Finkel (Queen Margaret’s University) Dr. Louise Platt (Manchester Metropolitan University) Critical events research has been a developing field for over two decades, and many scholars have framed political, social, and economic studies around planned events and their impacts on communities and places. More and more cities and countries around the globe... Continue Reading →

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