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Registration Open: 2nd Tourism Research Network PhD/ECR Symposium

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We are happy to announce that the registration for the 2nd Tourism Research Network PhD/ECR Symposium 2017 is now open.

You can register through this link

For those who are keen to present, we are still accepting abstracts until 28th February, 2017. More details below


2nd Tourism Research Network PhD/ECR Symposium 2017

Wednesday 26th April, 2017

Empowering the next generation of tourism scholars

 Following a successful first edition, the Tourism Research Network is happy to announce the 2nd TouRNet PhD/ECR Symposium hosted by the University of Lincoln. Check this link to get a flavour of what happened last year Flashback: TouRNet Symposium 2016

What: This Symposium is a gathering of PhD students and Early Career Researchers in tourism, leisure, events and hospitality which aims to offer opportunities to:

  • Discuss and reflect on future professional development through a series of workshops
  • Present research
  • Meet and network with other PhD students, ECRs and established academics

Who: PhD research students at any stage of their research and Early Career Researchers (max. 5 years post-PhD)

When: Wednesday 26th April, 2017

Where: David Chaddick Building, University of Lincoln, UK

Cost: £25 per person Registration now open through this link

If you are interested in presenting your research at this symposium, please send abstracts (250-350 words) to Emmanuel Adu-Ampong ( with a copy to   Abstracts are accepted on any topic in tourism/leisure/events/hospitality in general but must be based on ongoing/completed PhD research/thesis/dissertation. Spaces are limited and abstracts are reviewed and accepted on a first come first served basis. Priority for presentation will be given to 3rd/4th/5th year PhD students over 2nd years over 1st years. The deadline for abstracts is Tuesday 28th February, 2017. Please include a short bio stating your year of study.


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