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Guest lecture and research exchange with leading critical event scholar

The Tourism, Hospitality, and Events Research Excellence Group welcomed Professor David McGillivray from the University of West Scotland to conduct a guest lecture and research exchange on critical event studies.

Professor McGillivray is a leading scholar in the field, with extensive expertise in critical event studies. He is the co-editor of the Routledge Critical Event Studies Book Series and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Event Management. His research focuses on events as identity markers, exploring key terms such as communities, public spaces, and dis/abilities in the context of sporting and cultural events. He has worked on numerous research projects, including Festivalsconnect and Festspace, funded by Spirit of 2012 and EU Horizon 2020, respectively.

Students in a lecture

Guest lecture for events students with Professor McGillivray

Research group in a teaching room

Research exchange with the Tourism, Hospitality and Events Research Excellence Group (THE REG)

The guest lecture and research exchange with Professor McGillivray was informative and stimulating for both students and staff.

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Zoe Cassell • May 17, 2023

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