‘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 Mike.Duignan@coventry.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 (coming August, 2020) 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 (coming August, 2020) 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 (coming August, 2020) 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 (coming August, 2020) 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.

Rebecca is a Reader at Queen Margaret University, UK.

Mark Norman (coming August, 2020) 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“.

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

Dr Ian Brittain (coming August, 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.

Prof Marie Delaplace (coming Sept, 2020) on Paris 2024 Olympic Games, event tourism, and urban development.

Based on Marie and colleagues’ work at 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 Andrew Smith (coming Sept, 2020) on community resistance to the commercialisation of public parks.

Based on Andrew’s paper: “Justifying and resisting public park commercialisation: The battle for Battersea Park” published in European Urban and Regional Studies.

Andrew is a Reader at the University of Westminster.

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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