Date and location

  •   February 10, 2016 - February 12, 2016
  •   Rimini, Italy

Conference details

10 – 12 February 2016, Rimini, Italy

Beyond the Great Beauty

Rescaling Heritage and Tourism

The workshop welcomes papers on topics including

-­‐ the role of cultural heritage and tourism for regional development and smart specialization strategies;
-­‐ territorialisation / deterritorialisation / reterritorialisation
-­‐ tourism and cultural routes: networks, governance, impact
-­‐ tourism and cultural heritage in regeneration strategies
-­‐ cultural heritage in rejuvenation strategies of mature tourist region
-­‐ cultural heritage off-the-beaten tracks: governance, impact, policies
-­‐ power dynamics, social conflicts, inequalities related to cultural heritage and tourism
-­‐ bottom-up heritage-making and co-construction of heritage in tourism regional development
-­‐ sharing economy in heritage and tourism destinations
-­‐ social innovation in heritage and tourism
-­‐ tourism and world heritage sites
-­‐ quality of life and wellbeing, in heritage and tourism
-­‐ destination management vs. cultural heritage management: conflicting visions and (missed) opportunities
-­‐ co-operation in heritage and tourism development between the core and the periphery of regional areas
-­‐ sustainable uses of the past:
-­‐ the role of creativity and creative industries in heritage and tourism
-­‐ events and festivals as development drivers
-­‐ impact assessment of cultural tourism policies
-­‐ competition of heritage sites and destinations
-­‐ creating, utilising and comparing place brands

The seminar also welcomes contributions on other aspects of tourism and regional development.

About the organizers:
Starting from February 2014, the Center for Advanced Studies in Tourism (CAST) is the interdisciplinary coordinating body for all the activities related to tourism within the University of Bologna. CAST is located in the Rimini Campus of the University of Bologna. (under construction)

How to get there

Rimini, Italy