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Research Assemblies Programme

Diversity in Events, Tourism and Hospitality

2018 – 2019 Assemblies Theme

A detailed description of each speaker will be available two weeks before the event.

The International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH) Assemblies are a series of seminars and research meetings organised around one main theme. The theme for the academic year 2018/2019 is Diversity within Events, Tourism and Hospitality. This a theme left broad by design so that guest speakers will be able to tackle it from their preferred standpoint. We are committed to generating further discussion and raising awareness to the importance of diversity, internationalisation, inclusion, gender and intersectionality in our research, and more generally through-out academia.

Assemblies Format

The ICRETH assemblies combine seminars, offered by guest-speakers, with research meetings whereby academic colleagues can discuss current developments in their field. The guest-speakers are invited to present for 30 – 45 minutes, with time afterwards for questions and debate. Discussions are encouraged to continue over a working lunch.

*For guests outside of the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management please contact two weeks in advance of the event to register your attendance.

Assembly 1 (Past Event)

Speaker: Dr Rebecca Finkel

3rd October 2018 | 12:00 – 13:30 | Caedmon Hall, room G03

Topic: ‘Doing gender’ in Critical Event Studies

Assembly 2 (Past Event)

Speaker: Professor Marina Novelli

21st November 2018 | 12:00 – 13:30| Macaulay Hall, room G03

Topic: 'Practising and researching as a woman in tourism:  The good, the bad and the (occasionally) ugly'  |  Download an Overview from Professor Marina Novelli

Assembly 3 (Past Event)

Speaker: Dr Jack Black

5th December 2018 | 12:00 – 13:30 | Macaulay Hall, room G03

Topic: It is bigger than the bread bin?’: Parallax, Parapraxis and the Multicultural Representation of British Media Events

*For guests outside of the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management please contact two weeks in advance of each Assembly to register your attendance. All Assemblies will take place at Headingley Campus, Leeds.

Research assembly PROGRAMME 2018/19