The International Online Workshop Living with Tourism: Paradoxes, Empowerment and Future Directions, to be held on 24–25 September 2020 on Zoom Colibri Pro platform, is the opening official event of the PhD Programme in Economics and Organizational Sociology (ISEG – Universidade de Lisboa) for the academic year 2020/2021.
The workshop presents interdisciplinary and empirical research that reflects upon the economic, social and cultural impacts of “living with tourism”. It also seeks to contribute to a broader discussion of the future directions of tourism in line with the unprecedented worldwide changes caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
The workshop will be divided into thematic sessions with accepted papers and plenary sessions conducted by the keynote speakers Valerio Simoni (Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland) and Xerardo Pereiro (UTAD, Portugal).
Assistant Professor, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Portugal.
Senior Research Fellow, Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland.
The Workshop Scientific Committee has accepted paper proposals from 13 different countries. These will be incorporated into six panels sessions addressing the following topics:
1 – COVID-19 pandemic impacts on future tourism;
2 – Empowerment and community-based tourism practices;
3 – Tourism governance, education and sense of place;
4 – Heritage, cultural policies and local tourism development;
5 – Ethics, sustainability and innovative tourism;
6 – Social change and new modes of tourism management.
The Workshop Closing Ceremony will be held by Rita Marques, the Secretary of State for Tourism of the Government of Portugal, on the 25th at 15:30 (GMT).
The registrations are now open. To attend to different Parallel Sessions please register in Section 1 and Section 2. All the Plenary sessions are in section 1.
SECTION 1 – Registration here
10:00 – 13:00 – P01. COVID-19 pandemic impacts on future tourism
14:00 – 15:30 – Plenary A – Valerio Simoni – The Moral Economy in Tourism: A View from Rural Cuba
15:30 – 18:30 – P03. Tourism governance, education and sense of place
10:00 – 13:00 – P05. Ethics, sustainability and innovative tourism
14:00 – 15:30 – Plenary B – Xerardo Pereiro – Living with low tourism: The Portuguese Inner Way to Santiago de Compostela (PIWSC)
SECTION 2 – Registration here
10:00 – 13:00 – P02. Empowerment and community-based tourism practices
15:30 – 18:30 – P04. Heritage, cultural policies and local tourism development
10:00 – 13:00 – P6. Social change and new modes of tourism management
PhD Programme in Economics and Organizational Sociology
SOCIUS/CSG – Research Centre in Economic and Organizational Sociology
ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa