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Routledge Advances in Event Research Series


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Marginalisation and Events

Marginalisation and Events

1st Edition

Trudie Walters, Allan Stewart Jepson
January 10, 2019

This book is the first to take an in-depth examination of marginalisation and events. Marginalisation has been the subject of academic research for some time now. For example, marginalisation and exclusion have been identified as problematic in fields as diverse as geography, public health,...

Tourism Events in Asia: Marketing and Development

Tourism Events in Asia: Marketing and Development

1st Edition

Azizul Hassan, Anukrati Sharma
December 20, 2018

The roles and impacts of planned events within tourism are of increasing importance for destination competitiveness. Tourism Events in Asia is a unique contribution to the understanding of the impacts of events in the development planning, promotion and marketing of destinations in the rapidly...

Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity in Critical Event Studies

Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity in Critical Event Studies

1st Edition

Rebecca Finkel, Briony Sharp, Majella Sweeney
October 23, 2018

Most early social research into planned events had the effect of broadcasting narratives of dominant cultures and privileged groups. More recently, however, convergences of gender, sexualities, ethnicities, age, class, religion, and intersectional analyses and events studies have started to drive...

Event Mobilities: Politics, place and performance

Event Mobilities: Politics, place and performance

1st Edition

Kevin Hannam, Mary Mostafanezhad, Jillian Rickly
April 25, 2018

Events from a mobilities perspective attend to moments in which individual networks coalesce in place but are not isolated in their performance as they often foster far-reaching and mobile networks of community. In so doing, individuals travel from varying distances to participate in localized...

Battlefield Events: Landscape, commemoration and heritage

Battlefield Events: Landscape, commemoration and heritage

1st Edition

Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois
April 25, 2018

Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts...

Royal Events: Rituals, Innovations, Meanings

Royal Events: Rituals, Innovations, Meanings

1st Edition

Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost
December 14, 2017

Royal events such as coronations and jubilees encompass a wide spectrum of planned events involving monarchs and their families that are strategically designed to reinforce the role of royalty within social and political structures. Royal events may have a long heritage, but often involve...

Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals

Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals

1st Edition

Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke
November 13, 2017

Whether through education, sport or festivity, events form the basis on which we attribute cultural meaning, significance and value to our lives. In this light, community events have the potential to create positive and negative social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts within the...

Events in the City: Using public spaces as event venues

Events in the City: Using public spaces as event venues

1st Edition

Andrew Smith
October 12, 2017

Cities are staging more events than ever. Within this macro-trend, there is another less acknowledged trend: more events are being staged in public spaces. Some events have always been staged in parks, streets and squares, but in recent years events have been taken out of traditional venues and...

Exhibitions, Trade Fairs and Industrial Events

Exhibitions, Trade Fairs and Industrial Events

1st Edition

Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing
September 25, 2017

This book is the first to take an in-depth examination of the breadth and scope of exhibitions, trade fairs and other industrial events as a marketing tool or channel. Industrial Events are planned events that are staged with the primary aim of marketing businesses, industries and products. This...

Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?

Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?

1st Edition

Ian Brittain, Jason Bocarro, Terri Byers, Kamilla Swart
August 14, 2017

The use of sporting and other mega-events to bring about transformation of socially deprived areas of major cities is becoming an increasingly important part of the raison d'être for hosting such events, especially given the immense costs involved and the current economic climate. The tax-paying...

Festival Encounters: Theoretical Perspectives on Festival Events

Festival Encounters: Theoretical Perspectives on Festival Events

1st Edition

Michelle Duffy, Judith Mair
August 02, 2017

Festivals and events are of enormous significance to many communities around the world. They can have historic, religious, cultural and traditional significance, and they are also important parts of community building. This book focuses on these small-scale, non-metropolitan events (i.e. rural,...

Commemorative Events: Memory, Identities, Conflict

Commemorative Events: Memory, Identities, Conflict

1st Edition

Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing
May 25, 2017

Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however...

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