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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…

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Rethinking travel, tourism and events in the era of global challenges event 16 Feb

Expert tourism, travel and events panel event join us next month

Join us for a panel discussion on global challenges facing the travel, tourism and events sector. Our panel is made up of business leaders from Booking.com, Airbnb, easyJet, Intrepid Travel, A Greener Festival and the Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda in Kenya. Travel, tourism and events are often associated with being the victim and/or the…

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Emma Thurlow, Business and Sales Manager at the Brighton Centre

Guest lecture on business tourism and events in Brighton

Business and Sales Manager at the Brighton Centre, Emma Thurlow, visited Elm House to speak to our postgraduate tourism and events students. She spoke to master’s students on our Globalisation, Society and Culture module about the value of business tourism and events to Brighton’s economy. The Brighton Centre is the oldest purpose-built convention centre in…

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Welcome talk panel

Tourism and events students visit market-leading international travel event

Our tourism and event students recently visited the World Travel Market (WTM) at ExCel London on a field trip. WTM is the market-leading international travel event that unlocks business opportunities for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. The annual event is one of the largest corporate business events of its kind. Students were joined by Jamie…

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Student protests against racism

Upcoming Black History Month events at the University of Brighton

The University of Brighton recognises and celebrates Black history as a year-round commitment, but October gives an extra boost for minority ethnic voices. This Black History Month, there are a number of guest speaker sessions that students and staff can attend. The School of Business and Law’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead, Dr Adaeze…

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Professor Marina Novelli

Vote for tourism professor Marina Novelli in the upcoming sustainable tourism AACT awards

Professor Marina Novelli has been nominated for a Changemaker Award in the impact category at the upcoming Aviators Africa Conference and Tower (AACT) Awards. The AACT Awards recognise, celebrate and honour excellence and sustainability within the African aviation and tourism sector.  Marina teaches tourism and international development at the School of Business and Law. Her research…

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Elm House in the sunshine

Guest lectures for students on topical legal and social issues

In the last few years our Law, Society and Justice Research and Enterprise Group (LawSoJust REG) hosted a number of guest lectures for students and staff across the University of Brighton.  LawSoJust REG brings together academics and student researchers from law and other related social science disciplines who are active in the fields of social…

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