Section Editors

Section Board for 'Tourism, Culture, and Heritage' (73)

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Prof. Dr. Manfred Max Bergman
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Chair of Social Research and Methodology, Department of Social Sciences, University of Basel, Petersgraben 11, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: empirical research on society and economy, leadership, industry initiatives, sustainable consumption, mobility, and corporate responsibility
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Prof. Dr. Richard Giulianotti
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School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: sport; globalization; culture; development; peace; youth
Prof. Dr. Bruce Prideaux
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Centre for Tourism and Regional Opportunities, School of Business and Law, Central Queensland University, Level 3 CQUniversity Square, cnr Abbott and Shields Streets, Cairns QLD 4870, Australia
Interests: sustainable tourism development of natural areas; climate change; remote area tourism; tourism in rural and agricultural regions
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Prof. Dr. Ioannis Liritzis
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Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean, 1 Dimokratias Ave., 85100 Rhodes, Greece
Interests: archaeological sciences/archaeometry; environmental archaeology and archaeometry; archaeoastronomy; geoarchaeology; palaeoclimatology; new technologies in cultural heritage; digital archaeology; conservation of monuments & works of art
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Dr. John Carman
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Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: cultural heritage; heritage management; value; cultural property; archaeology; conflict archaeology
Dr. Christian M. Rogerson
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Tourism & Hospitality, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park, Johannesburg 2006, South Africa
Interests: urban tourism; place-based development; small enterprise development; the tourism-development nexus; historical tourism; global South; African tourism
Prof. Dr. Gianna Moscardo
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College of Business, Law and Governance, James Cook Universtiy, Australia
Interests: tourism and sustainability; tourism as a community development tool; tourism and wellbeing; tourist experiences; heritage interpretation
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Prof. Dr. Dina D'Ayala
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Department of Civil Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, University College London, Gower Street, London - WC1E 6BT - UK
Interests: infrastructure reslience; architectural heritage; multihazard vulnerability and risk assessment
Prof. Dr. Rosabel Roig-Vila
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Dpt. General Teaching and Specific Teaching, University of Alicante, 03690, San Vicente del Raspeig - Alicante, Spain
Interests: ICT and education; inclusive education
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Prof. Dr. Mark A. Bonn
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Dedman School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2541, USA
Interests: market segmentation; supply chain management; generational analysis; wine research; tourism destination strategy; resort mangement; organizational behavior
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Prof. Dr. Jorge Matute
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IQS School of Management, Universidad Ramon Lllull, Barcelona, 08017, Spain
Interests: consumer behaviour; sustainability; corporate social responsibility; ethics in marketing; sharing economy; tourism; services marketing.
Prof. Dr. Nicoletta Santangelo
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Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, dell'Ambiente e delle Risorse, Università di Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario di Monte S. Angelo, Via Cintia 26, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: geomorphology; quaternary geology; geomorphological mapping; fluvial geomorphology; coastal geomorphology; natural hazards; alluvial fan; flash flood; karst; geoheritage; geotourism
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Dr. Joanne Connell
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Department of Management, University of Exeter Business School, EX4 4PU, UK
Interests: film and TV; heritage; sustainability; gardens; dementia-friendly tourism
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Prof. Dr. Simona M. C. Porto
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, via S. Sofia n. 100, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: biosystems engineering; buildings for agriculture, animal husbandry, protected crops, rural dwellings; analysis and modelling of biological systems in relation to rural buildings; classification, recovery and enhancement of traditional rural building heritage; survey, representation, analysis, modelling and planning of the rural territory
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Prof. Dr. Yoonjae Nam
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Department of Culture, Tourism & Content, Kyung Hee University, 26 Kyungheedae-ro, Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: tourism; social media; big data; social network; communication
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Prof. Dr. Spiros Gounaris
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Department of Marketing, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0QU, United Kingdom
Interests: B2B; services marketing; Strategy; innovation; international marketing
Prof. Dr. Nigel John Morgan
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School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Austin Pearce Building, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: place reputation and marketing; tourism and social equality
Dr. Bartolomeo Pantò
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, London SW7 2BU, UK
Interests: the development of numerical models for the simulation of the non-linear behaviour of masonry and reinforced concrete structures; discrete macro-models for the seismic assessment of existing, historical and monumental constructions; the assessment of historical masonry bridges under extreme environmental actions
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Dr. Michela Mortara
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Institute for Applied Mathematics and Information Technologies (IMATI), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Genova, 16149, Italy
Interests: Computer Graphics; 3D shape modeling; shape analysis and 3D documentation applied to Cultural Heritage and Geoscience
Prof. Dr. Antonio Formisano
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Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II
Interests: Structual Analysis; Construction Engineering; Earthquake Engineering; Building Materials
Dr. Emma Cantisani
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Institute for Heritage Science, National Research Council of Italy, via Madonna del Piano 10, Ed. C, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
Interests: archaeometry; heritage science; building material characterization; architectural heritage; archaeological sites; geosciences
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Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Buhalis
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Bournemouth University Business School, Bournemouth University, Poole BH12 5BB, UK
Interests: strategy; marketing; eTourism; tourism; hospitality
Prof. Dr. Stefano Galassi
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Department of Architecture (DiDA), University of Florence, Piazza Brunelleschi, 6, 50121 Firenze FI, Italy
Interests: machanical modeling of masonry constructions; timber-masonry constructions; rigid-block analysis; FEM analysis; seismic vulnerability assessment; foundation settlement-structure effect; strengthening interventions; structural software development
Prof. Dr. Catarina Marques
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Quantitative Methods, ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), Portual
Interests: Structural Equation Modelling; PLS-PM; Segmentation Techniques; Statistical Modelling and Data Analysis; Longitudinal data analysis; Tourism Marketing
Dr. Min-Young Lee
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Department of Retail and Tourism Management, School of Human Environmental Sciences, the University of Kentucky, Lexington,KY 40506-0050, USA
Interests: Corporate Social Responsibility and Socially Responsible Consumption, Consumer behaviors in new retail format, International retailing and retailing for ethnic consumers
Dr. John Armbrecht
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Centre for Tourism, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Interests: Event Management, Tourism management, valuation, economic impact assessment
Prof. Dr. Wencke Gwozdz
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Department of Management, Society and Communication, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: Sustainable consumption, Health behaviour, Behavioural economics, Behaviour change, Consumer policy / public health policy
Prof. Dr. Carmela Cucuzzella
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Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Interests: theory of environmental architecture; landscape and urban design; urban art and design; sustainable design; public spaces; public enlightenment; community knowledge exchange; design as social transformation
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Dr. Maurizio Lazzari
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National Research Council, Institute of Cultural Heritage Sciences, 85050 Tito, Italy
Interests: natural and anthropic hazard and risk factors; landslides and triggering factors; geological and geomorphological mapping; soil erosion; preservation of historical and archeological sites; monitoring; cultural landscape and UNESCO Heritage
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Dr. Nicola Masini
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Istituto di Scienze del Patrimonio Culturale, Institute of Cultural Heritage Sciences and Sites (ISPC), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, National Research Council C.da S. Loja - 85050 Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
Interests: remote sensing for archaeology; Lidar; archaeogeophisics; non invasive tests for historical building
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Prof. Dr. Babak Taheri
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Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Interests: consumer behaviour; marketing; CSR and sustainability; tourism; leisure; cultural consumption
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Prof. Dr. Daniel Olsen
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Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
Interests: Pilgrimage Trails and Routes; Recreation; Religious Tourism
Prof. Dr. Marta Bottero
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Interuniversity Department of regional urban studies and planning, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, 10125, Italy
Interests: Sustainability assessment; Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA); Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA); Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA); indicators and indexes; projects/plans/programmes; evaluation methods
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Dr. Mariateresa Lettieri
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CNR – SPIN (SuPerconducting and other INnovative materials and devices institute), c/o University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II 132, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: multifunctional coatings; nanomaterials; durability of polymers; sustainability in built and cultural heritage; eco-efficient materials for sustainable constructions; stone conservation; construction materials; anti-graffiti treatments; archaeometry
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Prof. Dr. Marco Lezzerini
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Department of Earth Sciences, Università of Pisa, Via Santa Maria 53, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: Applied Petrography; Urban Geology; Environmental Mineralogy; Geomaterials; Clays and clay minerals; Cultural Heritage
Dr. Michael Hughes
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Environmental and Conservation Sciences, Murdoch University, 90 South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia, 6150, Australia
Interests: Protected natural area management; Nature based recreation and tourism; Value of nature; Urban green space; Strategic communication and environmental interpretation; Environmental sociology
Dr. Mariano Mercurio
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Department of Sciences and Technology, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Via F. De Sanctis, 82100-Benevento, Italy
Interests: Applied mineralogy; geomaterials; natural zeolites; clays and clay minerals; forensic mineralogy; Cultural Heritage; soil mineralogy; food traceability
Dr. Antonio Martinez Graña
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Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Salamanca, Plaza Merced s/n, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: environmental geology; applied geomorphology; geological risks (erosion, floods, landslides, ...); GIS and remote sensing; geological heritage and landscape; environmental restoration; environmental impact assessment; strategic environmental assessment
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Dr. Claudia Casapulla
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Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Napoli Federico II, Via Forno Vecchio 36, 80134, Napoli, Italy
Interests: Structural Analysis; Earthquake Engineering; Architectural Heritage; Masonry Structures; Contact Mechanics
Prof. Dr. Steve Wolverton
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Department of Geography and the Environment, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203, USA
Interests: ethnobiology; environmental archaeology; ecology; conservation; historical ecology
Dr. Kyle Maurice Woosnam
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Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources; Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, University of Georgia, 180 East Green Street, Athens, Georgia 30602, United States
Interests: social-cultural impacts of tourism; resident-tourist relationships; sustainable tourism; community
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Prof. Dr. Elena Lucchi
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EURAC Research, Institute for Renewable Energy, Bolzano, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency of historic buildings; non destructive technologies; energy audit; energy simulation; preventive conservation of cultural heritage; highly efficient materials; renewable energy sources; BIPV integration in heritage sites
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Dr. Silvestro Antonio Ruffolo
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Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Science, Università della Calabria, Via Pietro Bucci, 87036 Arcavacata, Rende CS, Italy
Interests: Nanomaterials; Conservation; Cultural Heritage; Built Environment
Assoc. Prof. Dr. J. Andres Coca-Stefaniak
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Marketing, Events and Tourism Department, Faculty of Business, University of Greenwich, Park Row, London SE10 9LS, United Kingdom
Interests: sustainability, smart tourism destinations, events, smart cities, place-based research, town/city centres, high streets, downtowns, sustainable events
Prof. Dr. Erika Ribechini
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Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, Universita di Pisa, Lungarno Antonio Pacinotti, 43, 56126 Pisa PI, Italy
Interests: analytical chemistry; archaeological chemistry
Prof. Dr. John R. Gold
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Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Rd, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
Interests: Urban History; architectural history; historical geography; planning history; human geography
Prof. Dr. Noel Scott
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Griffith Institute for Tourism Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University Parklands Drive, Southport Queensland 4215, Australia
Interests: sustainable tourism; destination marketing; cooperation and governance in destination development; consumer cognition and behaviour
Prof. Dr. Ana Pereira Roders
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Chair Heritage and Values, Department of Architectural Technology and Engineering, Department of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Interests: Sustainable development; Sustainable architecture; Urban Conservation; Values; Heritage planning; UNESCO; World Heritage
Prof. Dr. Chulmo Koo
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Faculty of Smart Tourism Education Platform (STEP), College of Hotel &Tourism Management, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 130-701, South Korea
Interests: smart tourism/eTourism
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Prof. Dr. James Symonds
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Department of Archaeology, University of Amsterdam, 1012 WX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: historical archaeology; global historical archaeology
Prof. Dr. Mike Peters
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Department of Strategic Management, Marketing and Tourism, University of Innsbruck, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: tourism and hospitality; destination management; sustainability; entrepreneurship; family firms
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mia Larson
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Department of Service Management and Service Studies Campus Helsingborg, Lund University P.O. Box 882, 251 08 Helsingborg, Sweden
Interests: sustainable tourism in coastal areas; pop-culture tourism; cooperation and governance in destination development; tourism and social media; event management and event tourism; sustainability and leadership
Dr. Caroline Orchiston
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Deputy Director, Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago, 563 Castle St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Interests: tourism resilience; disaster risk reduction; disaster risk assessment; community resilience; sustainable tourism; heritage and tourism
Dr. James Kennell
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Tourism Research Centre, Department of Marketing, Events and Tourism, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Interests: tourism policy; tourism governance; destination development; susatinable growth in tourism; sustinable events management; tourism and culture; tourism and economic development
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Prof. Dr. Peter W. Schuhmann
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Department of Economics and Finance, UNC Wilmington, 601 S. College Rd. Wilmington, NC 28403 USA
Interests: natural resource economics; non-market valuation; discrete choice modeling; sustainable tourism
Prof. Dr. Marie-Theres Albert
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UNESCO Chair in Heritage Studies, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, LG 10, Room 234a, Erich-Weinert-Str. 1, Cottbus, Germany
Interests: World Heritage; intercultural management; intercultural communication; educational development for developing countries
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Prof. Dr. David Harvey
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Archaeology and Heritage Studies, School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, Moesgård Alle 20, 8270 Højbjerg, Denmark
Interests: Geographies of heritage; Landscape history; Oral history and non-elite knowledge; Relations between climate change and heritage; Heritage, peace and reconciliation
Prof. Dr. Tazim Jamal
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Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2261, USA
Interests: environmental and social justice; sustainable tourism; heritage management; collaborative planning
Prof. Dr. Victor T. King
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1 Adjunct Professor, Center for Ethnic Studies and Development, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
2 Emeritus Professor of South East Asian Studies, East Asian Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
3 Professorial Research Associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London WC1E 7HU, UK
Interests: the sociology and anthropology of Southeast Asia; development studies; tourism and heritage; UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia
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Prof. Dr. Justin O'Connor
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Chair in Communications and Cultural Economy, School of Media, Film and Journalism, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Visiting Chair, School of Media and Design, Shanghai Jioatong University, China. UNESCO Expert Facility member
Interests: Cultural policy and sustainable development; Culture and Urban Development; Global Cultural Economy
Prof. Dr. Regina Scheyvens
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Pacific Research and Policy Centre, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Interests: Tourism and sustainable development; Community development and empowerment; Corporate Social Responsibility; Culture and development in the Pacific
Prof. Dr. Marcus L. Stephenson
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Professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Dean- School of Hospitality, Sunway University, No. 5 Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Interests: cultural sustainability and tourism environments; heritage, identity and cultural citizenship; sustainable development; regional interests - Middle East, Caribbean and the South Pacific
Prof. Dr. Rhodri Thomas
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International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK
Interests: tourism; events; SMEs; public policy
Prof. Dr. Emma Waterton
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Professor in the Geographies of Heritage, School of Social Sciences and Psychology/Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, Kingswood, Sydney, Australia
Interests: heritage tourism, cultural heritage, theories of affect, semiotics, cultural landscapes, community development, cultural policy
Prof. Dr. Brian Garrod
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School of Management, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN, United Kingdom
Interests: photography and tourism; sustainable tourism; ecotourism; heritage tourism; destination marketing
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Prof. Dr. Peter J. Larkham
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School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Birmingham City University, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG, UK
Interests: urban morphology; urban conservation; post-disaster reconstruction
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Prof. Dr. Sheela Agarwal
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School of Tourism & Hospitality, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Interests: sustainable tourism; stakeholder assessment and involvement; authenticity; visitor management; dark tourism; co-creation; value creation
Dr. Antonio Cavallaro
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Italian National Research Council, Institute of Cultural Heritage Sciences, Palazzo Ingrassia, Via Biblioteca, 4 95124 Catania, Italy
Interests: soil mechanics; laboratory and in situ tests; local amplification; seismic hazard; seismic zonation; soil liquefaction
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Prof. Dr. Branka Dimitrijevic
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Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Interests: history of architecture, sustainable reuse of built heritage, sustainable urban planning and building design, application of information communication technologies in cultural and built heritage management, social innovation for cultural heritage and community resilience
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Prof. Dr. Martin Phillips
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Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
Interests: gentrification; filmic and media geographies; museum and heritage geographies; more-than-representational geographies of communities and landscape
Prof. Dr. Anna Leask
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Business School, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
Interests: tourism; economic development; hospitality; festivals and events; ageing
Prof. Dr. Graham Miller
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School of Hospitality and Tourism, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: tourism; indicators; corporate social responsibility
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