As part of the General Assembly at the World Leisure Congress, Sandro Carnicelli, Editor-in-Chief of the World Leisure Journal, presented a brief overview of the journal’s achievements and outlined future objectives. He emphasized the journal’s role in advancing leisure studies and its impact on academic discourse, in particular highlighting the work done in regard to the promotion of Global South Leisure Perspectives. This focus not only diversifies the scope of research but also enriches the understanding of leisure dynamics in various cultural contexts.
Additionally, the Editor-in-Chief encouraged the audience, consisting of scholars and professionals in the field, to submit proposals for the next two special issues, aiming to foster diverse perspectives and research in leisure studies. This call for submissions was positioned as an opportunity to contribute to and enrich the field’s academic exploration. See calls here.
The Congress also served as an opportunity for members of the World Leisure Journal Editorial Board to convene. This gathering underscored the commitment to nurturing and developing joint efforts in leisure research and publication.
As the World Leisure Congress concluded, it was clear that the World Leisure Journal stands as a cornerstone in the realm of leisure studies, driving forward both academic excellence and global understanding of leisure’s multifaceted role in society.
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