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Open Call for Researchers Posted on May 17th, 2013Institue of Leisure Studies (Bilbao, Spain)
1. The Research Professors Call 2013 (open till 30 September) offeres 10 permanent positions for senior researchers to the Research Institutions in Basque Country, including the research group on "Leisure and Human Development".
2. The Research Fellows Call 2013 (open till 30 June) offers 25 contracts (5 years) for researchers wishing to come to the Research Institutions in Basque Country, including the research group on "Leisure and Human Development".
Support letter from the PI of the host institution/department/group is mandatory.
Research Fellows in their 4th year can apply for the Ikerbasque Research Professor call to be eligible for a permanent position.If you find this information of interest, please follow the instructions of the links and let the Institute of Leisure Studies know.
9th Annual International Conference on Tourism Posted on March 8th, 2013Call for Papers and ParticipationThe Tourism Research Unit of the Athens Insititute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 9th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 10-13 June 2013, Athens, Greece.
The registration fee is €300 (euros), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Tourism. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):
Tourism and Economic Development
National and Regional Tourism Policy
European Union"s Tourism Policy
Mage Events (Olympic Games) and Tourism
Hotel Management and Marketing
Restaurant Management and Marketing
Tourism Marketing Tourism Management
Tourism (Travel) Law
Travel Agents and Tour Operators
International Tourists Organizations (i.e. WTO, WTTC etc.
Tourism Research Methodology
Tourism, Recreation and Leisure
For programs of pevious conferences and other information, please visit the conference website: www.atiner.gr.tourism.htm
Abstracts of 300 words can be sent via email only before 25 March 2013 to: Dr. Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism Research Unit, ATINER at email@example.com. Please include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name(s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address, and at least three (3) keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Please use the abstract submitting form available at http://www.atiner.gr/2013/FORM-TOU.doc. All abstracts should be submitted in English. Presentation and papers are published in a book of abstracts, in ATINER"s conference paper series, and in an edited book.
To participate without presenting a paper click the following link for a registration form of the conference: registration form.
To chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11th Bienniel ANZALS Conference Posted on February 20th, 2013The 11th Bieniel ANZALS Conference will held held at Monash University, Peninsula Campus in Melbourne Australia from 4-6 December 2013. The theme of the conference is "Understanding leisure in a complex world: Promoting Critical Leisure Studies". The ANZALS Conference will provide an opportunity for delegates to explore how leisure fits among the range of significant global issues and to propose how leisure can contribute to challenges our society is facing.
The conference will include keynote presentations, workshops and a variety of oral presentations held in themed sessions. The main themes are Leisure and health, Educating through leisure, Leisure and social change and Leisure, enviornment and sustainability. Papers are invited that fit with any of the conference themes and papers not aligned with these themes will also be considered. There is also scope to submit proposals for themed sessions covering any topic related to leisure, recreation, tourism, travel, hospitality, events and/or sport. Abstracts are due by 24 May 2013 and themed session proposals are due by 29 March 2013.
All the details for the ANZALS Conference can be found at http://www.education.monash.edu/research/conferences/anzals/index.html or contact the Conference Chair, Dr Ruth Jeanes via email at email@example.com.
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Beautiful Mobile, Alabama, USA Posted on February 19th, 2013
Mobile, Alabama (USA) has been in the headlines recently as a result of the docking of the disabled Carnival Cruise ship. CNN has provided a wonderful commentary regarding the beauty of Mobile Bay, host to the 2014 World Leisure Congress. Please take a minute to review this CNN documentation, a testament to the beauty and grandeur of Mobile, Alabama.
Link to video: http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/bestoftv/2013/02/15/exp-erin-mobile-town.cnn#/v
Chair World Leisure Organization’s Board of Directors~ Call for Expressions of Interest Posted on January 17th, 2013
The World Leisure Organization seeks nominations and applications of individuals to serve as the Chair of its Board of Directors. As the presiding officer of the organization, the Chair is responsible for executing official meetings, ensuring that the activities of the organization are in accordance with its strategy, its policies and procedures and helping to raise the global profile of the organization and its programs. In what is a voluntary position, the Chair serves as primary general ambassador for the World Leisure Organization.
Attached DocumentsWLO Chair BOD Call for Proposals 2014