Empowering the next generation of tourism scholars
4th Tourism Research Network PhD/ECR Symposium 2019
Stoddart Building, Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University
14th – 15th May 2019
Keynote Speakers and Resource Persons Confirmed
Professor Caroline Scarles is Professor of Tourism at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey. Her key research interests lie in the areas of critical tourism, with particular focus on the role of the visual and technology in tourism. Caroline also conducts research in the area of sustainability through work on the socio-cultural impacts of tourism on communities and pro-environmental behaviour change. Caroline is lead editor of the journal, Tourist Studies, and resource editor for Annals of Tourism Research. She holds several national and international appointments, including: executive committee member for BEST EN and the Association for Tourism in Higher Education, international advisor for the Geographies of Leisure and Tourism Research Group for the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers, a founding member of the International Network for Visual Studies in Organisations (inVISIO) and is a non-executive Director for Visit Surrey.
Professor Rhodri Thomas is Professor of Tourism and Events Policy and Dean of The School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Leeds Beckett University. His latest book entitled Questioning the Assessment of Research Impact: Illusions, Myths and Marginal Sectors has recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan and was followed by a piece in The Times Higher Education (January 2019).
Rhodri is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events (ESCI listed; ABDC B), Co-ordinating Editor for the International Journal of Hospitality Management (ABS 3* SSCI IF 3.443) and Academic Editor for Sustainability (SSCI IF 2.075). He sits on the Editorial Advisory Boards of Tourism Management, Tourism Management Perspectives, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Journal of Services Research, Journal of Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, and Sci.
Professor Peter Schofield is Professor of Tourism and Services Management at Sheffield Hallam University. His research interests include consumer decision making and behaviour, destination and events marketing, and services management. He is a founder member of the International Academy of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, has published extensively in, and reviews for, a range of international journals and has supervised 18 PhD candidates through to completion. His research and consultancy has generated over £750,000 to date, including RCUK, Charles Forte Foundation and Regional Development Agency funding. The findings have informed government, DMO and hotel management strategies in relation to tourism development, destination marketing and customer services management.
Call for Papers!!!
If you are interested in presenting your research at this symposium, please send abstracts (250‐350 words) to Emmanuel Adu‐Ampong (e.adu‐email@example.com) with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
The deadline for abstracts is Friday 15th February 2019. Please use this embedded abstract submission form.