Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. The rituals underpinning events transcend borders, cultures, and eras. Examples include rites of passage that mark the transition across important life stages, rites of reversal, where social roles are subverted,...
To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge
The importance of fashion and design in an events context remains under-researched, despite their ubiquity and significance from a societal and economic perspective. Fashion-themed events, for example, appeal to broad audiences and may tour the globe. Staging these events might help to brand...
Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge
Memory, Identities, Conflict
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...
Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge