‘Tourism in the Americas’ Call for Papers

Call for Papers: “Tourism in the Americas” Workshop

Americas Research Group, Newcastle University
Date: Thursday, 21st November 2013

This one-day workshop aims to fill a gap in the current scholarly debate about tourism in the Americas and to engender interdisciplinary and inter-regional discussion of tourism in the Americas in a friendly, informal environment. We welcome papers that address, but are not limited to, the following themes:

–        Development, neo-liberalism and emerging alternatives
–        Sustainable development and environmental protection
–        Social justice and exclusion
–        Place-making and cultural transformation
–        Cultural revival and preservation
–        Heritage
–        Mass tourism and alternative tourism
–        Mega-events, tourism and development
Please submit abstracts of up to 250 words to workshop conveners: Dr Fernando González-Velarde (SML, Newcastle University) Fernando.gonzalez-velarde@newcastle.ac.uk, Dr Jane Carnaffan (GPS, Newcastle University)jane.carnaffan@newcastle.ac.uk, and Sarah Duggan (PhD Candidate SML, Newcastle University)sarah.duggan@newcastle.ac.uk.

Deadline: 21
st October 2013

For further information about the Americas Research Group at Newcastle University, please visit our website at:http://www.ncl.ac.uk/niassh/americas/.

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