Special track: Human Rights and Major Events

We welcome contribution on topics related to gender, entrepreneurship, and social policy in tourism – exploring how intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship in all forms can make hospitality, tourism, travel, and events industries pathways for more equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within the sector, economies and societies.

Human Rights and Major Events topics

These include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Human rights issues associated with the hosting of major events
  • Technology and Human Rights issues in events
  • Exploitation and Workforce issues in events
  • Leveraging the benefits of events for regeneration and development
  • Sustainability in events
  • The United Nations Sustainable
  • Development Goals and events
  • Human Trafficking and Events
  • Eventification and Festivalisation
  • Virtual, Hybrid and Immersive Events
  • Events for peacebuilding and reconciliation
  • Inter-disciplinarity in events research
  • Dark Events
  • Events, Protests and Social Movements
  • Ethics and Events

How to contribute

There are two ways to contribute to this track:

  1. Oral presentation. Submit a 500-word abstract by 6 January 2023. Outcomes will be communicated to authors by 3 February 2023. Please use the submission template (docx) to write your contribution
  2. Poster/interactive media presentation. Submit a poster/dashboard/video presentation by 10 February 2023. Outcomes will be communicated to authors by 24 February 2023. 

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