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Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

Series Editor: Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

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  1. Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World

    Edited by Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Exploring Community Festivals and Events

    Edited by Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The development of the festival and event industry has seen large scale growth and extensive government support as a result of objectives to enhance and project the image of place and leverage positive sponsorship and regeneration opportunities. As we move deeper into austerity measures prompted by...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Event Design

    Social perspectives and practices

    Edited by Greg Richards, Lénia Marques, Karen Mein

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Future of Events & Festivals

    Edited by Ian Yeoman, Martin Robertson, Una McMahon - Beattie, Karen A. Smith, Elisa Backer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The growth of events and festivals has been significant over the last decade and a wide range of skills are essential to ensure those events are successful. This requirement has been instrumental in stimulating the creation of more tertiary education opportunities to develop events management...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sports Events, Society and Culture

    Edited by Katherine Dashper, Thomas Fletcher, Nicola McCullough

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    This innovative and timely volume moves beyond existing operational and pragmatic approaches to events studies by exploring sports events as social, cultural, political and mediatised phenomena. As the study of this area is developing there is now a need for critical and theoretically informed...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Arts and Events

    By Hilary Du Cros, Lee Jolliffe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Event Volunteering

    International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience

    Edited by Karen A. Smith, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Kirsten Holmes, Tom Baum

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Volunteers make important contributions across the spectrum of event settings, most visibly at high profile mega events such as the Olympic Games they are volunteers are lauded as ‘Games makers’, ’unsung heroes’ and the like. Less visibly volunteers are the heart and soul of community events and...

    Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Food and Wine Events in Europe

    A Stakeholder Approach

    Edited by Alessio Cavicchi, Cristina Santini

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Food and wine events have gained popularity internationally. Their importance in local economic development has grown, especially in Europe, as they are seen as a source of income for local economic systems, a way for creating new job positions and effective tools for promoting and increasing...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Fashion, Design and Events

    Edited by Kim Williams, Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    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

  10. Conferences and Conventions

    A Research Perspective

    By Judith Mair

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Conferences and conventions are one of the fastest growing areas of the events industry. This is a substantially important sector yet research into many dimensions is in its infancy. This timely book, uniquely presents a ‘state of the art’ synthesis of the research on both demand and supply sides...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage
    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoff Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  2. Events in the City: Using Public Spaces as Event Venues
    By Andrew Smith
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  3. Visitor Attractions and Events: Locations and Linkages
    Edited by Adi Weidenfeld, Richard Butler, Allan M. Williams
    To Be Published October 31st 2015

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