‘INSIDE EVENTS’ podcast (2020 – 2021)

Introduction to INSIDE EVENTS podcast

INSIDE EVENTS PODCAST 1 OUTLINE: Introducing what the podcast will cover, how it will be recorded, and why Dr Mike Duignan is speaking with authors of high quality research papers and projects about the detail and significance of their work.

Email Mike at m.duignan@surrey.ac.uk for further details, if you have any questions, or would like to take part in a podcast.

2020 podcasts

Dr Adam Talbot on human rights and the Olympics

Based on Adam’s article: ‘Human rights abuses at the Rio 2016 Olympics: activism and the media’: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02614367.2017.1318162.

Adam is a Lecturer at Coventry University, UK.

Dr Ilaria Pappalepore and Dr Mike Duignan on impact and legacy of Olympics on local creative organisations.

Based on Tourism Management article by Dr Ilaria Pappalepore & Dr Mike Duignan: The London 2012 cultural programme: A consideration of Olympic impacts & legacies for small creative organisations in east London: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517715300492.

Also see Ilaria’s ‘The Conversation’ article: “Going, going, gone: How Olympic legacy is killing London’s creative culture”.

Ilaria is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster, UK; Mike is a Reader in Events at the University of Surrey, UK.

Prof David McGillivray on events and public space.

Based on previously published work with specific insights into the FestSpace project: http://festspace.net/.

David is a Professor at the University of the West of Scotland, UK).

Dr Ian Brittain on disability legacies & the Paralympic Games.

Based on Ian’s paper with Aaron Beacom: “Leveraging the London 2012 Paralympic Games: What Legacy for Disabled People?” in the Journal of Sport and Social Issues.

Ian is an Assistant Professor at Coventry University.

Dr Rebecca Finkel on gendered violence at international festivals.

Based on Rebecca’s new edited book co-authored with Dr Louise Platt entitled: “Gendered violence at international festivals” published by Routledge.

Further reading: Finkel, R. & Dashper, K. (2020). Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion in Events. In Page, S. & Connell, J. (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Events. Abingdon: Routledge (see download link below) | Platt, L. & Finkel, R. (2018). Equality & diversity in professional planned events industry. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events. 10(2), 113-116.

Rebecca is a Reader at Queen Margaret University, UK.

Dr Mike Duignan (coming Sept, 2020) on entrepreneurial and community leveraging across Olympic event spaces.

Based on Mike’s co-authored paper with Prof Simon Down and Dr Danny O’Brien in Annals of Tourism Research entitled: ‘Entrepreneurial Leveraging across Liminoidal Olympic Transit Zones’. This is not a podcast but a presentation Mike gave to the 60th Session of the International Olympic Academy on the 9th September 2020 along with a 30 minute Q+A. Video (which includes slides) coming soon.

Mike is a Reader in Events at the University of Surrey, UK.

Mark Norman on event tourism, economic value creation, and networks.

Based on Mark’s paper in Event Management journal: “Networked economic value creation in event tourism, an exploratory study of towns and smaller cities in the UK“.

Business Model Canvas discussed in the podcast is available here: https://www.strategyzer.com/canvas/business-model-canvas.

Mark is a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Dr Donna Kelly on formalised event hosting rights and leverage.

Based on Donna’s Tourism Management paper co-authored with Dr Sheranne Fairley and Dr Danny O’Brien entitled: ‘It was never ours: Formalised event hosting rights and leverage’.

Donna is a Lecturer at the University of Technology, Jamaica.

David Jarman (coming Sept, 2020) on networked relationships between fringe festivals.

Based on David’s paper in Event Management journal entitled ‘Festival to festival: networked relationships between fringe festivals’.

David is a Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.

Prof Marie Delaplace on Paris 2024 Olympic Games and urban and tourism development

Based on Marie and colleagues’ work studying the urban development impacts across Paris and Saint-Denis community for the ‘Observatory for Research on Mega-Events‘ (ORME) in Paris, France.

Marie is a Professor at Universite Gustave Eiffel, Parisian School of Urban Planning.

Dr Juliet Davis (coming Oct, 2020) on local displacement across urban neighbourhoods before and after hosting mega sporting events, with a focus on London.

Based on Juliet’s co-authored book ‘Dispersal: Picturing urban change in east London’. Dispersal considers the period of change in Stratford, East London prior to the 2012 Olympic Games. It is both a visual record of a place that has transformed beyond recognition and a commentary on the impact of these changes.

Juliet is a Reader in Architecture and Urbanism at Cardiff University, UK.

Dr Danny O’Brien (coming Oct, 2020) on event business leveraging at the Olympic Games.

Based on Danny’s article (and personally one of my favourite papers) in Annals of Tourism Research entitled: ‘Event business leveraging: The Sydney 2000 Olympic Games’.

Danny is an Associate Professor at Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia.

Dr Marcus Hansen (coming Sept, 2020) on developing dementia friendly destinations and what this means for organising events/festivals.

Based on Marcus’s recent work looking at creating dementia friendly destinations co-authored with Prof Alan Fyall, Prof Anna Leask and Kenneth Wardrop.

Marcus is the Hospitality, Tourism & Events Programme Leader at Glyndŵr University, UK.

Dr Ian Brittain (coming Sept, 2020) on large scale events & rights of various social groups.

Based on a large European Union Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions project entitled: ‘EventRights’ (http://eventrights.net/). A project with two key research questions:

1) How can the bidding, planning and delivery processes for MSEs more effectively protect and promote the rights of affected groups, reducing inequality, enhancing diversity and facilitating meaningful dialogue between the stakeholders?

2) How can an appropriate suite of research methods to help better understand the impact of MSEs on human rights be developed and utilised to create the conditions for change?

Ian is an Assistant Professor at Coventry University.

Dr Olesya Nedvetskaya (coming late 2020) on volunteering strategies for – and volunteer experiences at – mega sporting events: evidence from Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Russia 2018 World Cup

Based on Oleysa’s previous published work (e.g. Nedvetskaya, O. (2018). Volunteering Legacy of the London 2012 Olympics. In Brittain, I., Bocarro, J., Swart, K., & Byers, T. (Eds.) Legacies and Mega-Events: Fact or Fairy Tales. Routledge) and recent empirical work across Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Russia 2018 World Cup.

Olesya is a Lecturer in Sports and Events at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

Dr Claire Haven-Tang (coming Sept, 2020) on events and destination development / marketing (insights from Champions League and Volvo Ocean Race)

Based on Claire’s analysis of both events to look at the contribution of large scale events for destination development and marketing.

Dr Claire Haven-Tang is the Associate Dean (Research) at the Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

Dr Leonie Lockstone-Binney and Dr Martin Robertson (coming October, 2020) on the future of event research & studies.

At the 2020 CAUTHE Conference, Martin and Leonie led the ‘Events’ SIG focused on the future of events research and studies. This podcast will discuss key points raised and what the future may bring.

Leonie is an Associate Professor at Griffith University, Australia. Martin is an Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University, UK and Visiting Professor at Victoria University, Australia.

Dr Ilaria Pappalepore (coming November, 2020) on inclusivity, families, Christmas markets & festive spaces.

This podcast will explore if and how Christmas festive spaces and events, such as Christmas markets and Christmas illumination switch-on events, may provide the kind of family-friendly entertainment that can contribute to extending the urban leisure experience spatially (e.g. public parks during the coldest months), temporarily (at night) and for a wider range of audiences.

Ilaria is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster, UK.

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