‘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.

2021 podcasts

Dr Juliet Davis (coming Jan, 2021) on local displacement across urban neighbourhoods before and after hosting mega sporting events.

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.

Prof Jean-Loup Chappelet (coming Feb, 2021) on The evolution of the governance of the Olympics.

I will be speaking to Jean-Loup about his extensive work over the past decades, his work with global sports policy organisations that has informed his recent thinking and working paper which is available to download below.

Jean-Loup is Emeritus Professor of Public Management at the University of Lausanne.

Dr Joan Carlini (coming early, 2021) on host community and business disruption at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Based on Joan et al’s published paper entitled: ‘From Legacy Rhetoric to Business Benefits: A Case Study of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games’: https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cog/em/2020/00000024/00000001/art00006.

Joan is a Lecturer in Marketing at Griffith University, Australia.

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 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) below.

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 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.

Prof Martin Schnitzer on the link between overtourism and residents’ support to host a mega-event (Innsbruck 2026 Winter Olympics).

Based on Martin’s co-authored Research Note published in Annals of Tourism Research with Hanners Winner and Gottfried Tappeiner entitled: ‘Overtourism and support for sports mega events’: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160738320302097.

Prof Martin Schnitzer is a Professor in Sports Science at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Dr Nick Wise and Dr Lucia Aquilino on wackiness, small rural events in Wales, and building local community and sense of identity.

Based on Lucia, Nick (and John Harris’s) paper published in Event Management journal entitled: ‘Wackiness and Event Management: The Case of the World Alternative Games’: https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/cog/em/2020/00000024/00000005/art00002.

Here is a link to the event case study and context in question: http://www.worldalternativegames.com/. You’ll immediately see why wackiness is an apt characterization 😉

Dr Nick Wise is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University, USA; and Dr Lucia Aquilino is a Lecturer at Birmingham City University, UK.

Dr Danny O’Brien 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 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 Claire Haven-Tang on social and economic local impact of hosting the 2017 Champions League Final in Cardiff and wider impact on Wales event and tourism industry.

Based on the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research 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 Ilaria Pappalepore and Dr Adam Eldridge 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.

This is based on Ilaria and Adam’s 2019 chapter entitled: Festive Space and Dream Worlds: Christmas in London. Free download here: https://www.uwestminsterpress.co.uk/site/chapters/e/10.16997/book35.i/.

Ilaria is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Events, and Adam is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Westminster, UK.

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