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This is a forum for discussion and information exchange on issues related to arts and heritage marketing. It is intended to be a site for the discussion of marketing concepts, research methods and their application to arts and heritage marketing practice.

This list has been retained 21/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list The Buckley Group has been established to review assessment standards in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism programmes in UK Higher Education

The Centre for Mobilities Research at Lancaster promotes the analysis of the global, national and local movements of people, objects, capital, information and material things combining together to engender the economic and social patterning of life. This world-wide list is maintained by Aurora Trujillo, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University, UK

Email list for the Council of Hospitality Management Education.

This list has been retained 28/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact for all enquiries regarding this list A forum for the discussion and research into all aspects of Cornish history, including cultural, social, political, industrial and demographic, in both a national and international context

This group will foster communication and collaboration between across different disciplines undertaking critical event/festival research

This list has been retained 21/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact for all enquiries regarding this list The HLST and BMAF Subject Centres of the HEA commissioned a number of critical reviews of contemporary practice in learning and teaching in the subject groupimgs they support i.e. Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance, and Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism.

This list is used by academics and other interested individuals involved in the study of dark / thanatourism.

Email list for researchers assessing the European Capital of Culture

A platform for discussion, dissemination of best practice and training in relationship to emergency planning in museums, libraries and archives in Wales

The event marketing list enables academics and selected practitioners to discuss current research and issues in this growing field of marketing. Encompasses experiential marketing activities and all forms of promotional events. Areas of interest are: design and creativity; event marketing and IMC; effectiveness evaluation etc.

A group that includes Museums and cultural organisations within the county. The group meets regularly to share information, advice and knowledge. A forum to support, train and increase professional standards within the sector. A supportive group which promotes leaning and cultural activities within the county.

HERITAGE is a discussion list for academic and industry researchers investigating all aspects of heritage, tourism, museum and cultural management. This list is a forum for sharing experiences and exchanging information.

Contemporary art is increasingly being used to 'intervene' in heritage spaces. This list aims to share information and promote critical discussion around this aspect of heritage, museum and contemporary art practice.

This is a list of individuals nominated by their institutions to liaise with the Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network, a Higher Education Academy Subject Centre. The list provides an excellent communication channel for discussion between and with individuals involved in learning and teaching in the HLST subject grouping.

This discussion group is aimed at those working in all areas of the Hospitality Industries promoting research and academic networking. This includes all related aspects of Business, Management, Finance, Information Technology, Organisational Behaviour and Psychology.

This list has been retained 25/04/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list ILT-for-LTS seeks to provide support for teachers and share good practice to develop ILT within leisure, tourism and sport.

This list is used by HLST Network to inform its community about new issues of the journal and updates on its website.

This list has been retained 07/09/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact for all enquiries regarding this list SPRIG is an organisation for librarians and academics interested in Leisure, Tourism and Sport information sources. This list facilitates communication between members and other interested parties.

This list is intended for librarians and other information workers in the UK who deal with tourism and hospitality.

This list has been retained 17/02/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact for all enquiries regarding this list Maritime leisure. Potential issues for discussion: participation, watersport coaching, watersport developemnt, economic impact,HRM, tourism and educational issues. If it involves water and leisure and has an academic or industrial purpose, then this is the right discussion site.

This list has been retained 04/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact for all enquiries regarding this list Discussion forum - Issues in Marine Ecotourism. Open to academic researchers and marine ecotourism practitioners worldwide. (Created for the EU Interrag IIc Project - Marine Ecotourism for the Atlantic Area (META-) Hosted by UWE Bristol / Bristol Group for Tourism Research, United Kingdom)

A multi-disciplinary discussion of podcasting for reserachers in education, media, radio and subjects where podcasting is a subject of study.

This list was inspired by the successful symposium Protests as Events / Events as Protests. The conceptualisation of protests as events and vice versa involves consideration of the temporalities of protests as well as the mobilities that are enacted to bring together an assemblage that may be on the move or fixed at a still point. The symposium involved conversations between activists and non-activists, as well as academics as activists in order to explore the complex construction of protests as events / events as protests. The event was held at Leeds Metropolitan University in June 2013 ( and covered the following topics: -Conceptualisations of protests as events -The academic/activist interface -Timings and rhythms of protests -Discursive constructions of protests -Protest and political tourism -Mobile assemblages and protests -Embodiments of protest events -Sustaining protests in the face of cultural changes -Protests and sports events -Critical hospitality and protests -Governance and the governmentalities of protest events

This announcement and discussion list is for historians and others working within the broad remit of Scottish leisure history, inclusive of popular culture, sports, tourism, music, cinema, etc.

This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list We are a developing Students' Union in a FE College and are looking to get in touch with our students and other organisations.

This is an internal network of academics at the University of Sunderland who are interested in food studies.

This mailing list keeps its members informed on what is happening in research on slum tourism. We send out regular updates both of academic and more general nature.

This list focuses on issues & trends relating to management of small tourism & hospitality firms. Particular research & teaching emphasis is given to the nature & extent of the following activities in small businesses: marketing, HRM, finance, operations, general management, & business development.

TOURFOR aims to encourage discussion on sustainable co-development of tourism and forestry by identifying and promoting appropriate conceptual tools and transferable good practice within the European Union and specially from the UK, Finland and Portugal.

This discussion group is aimed at academics and researchers working in all areas of tourism. This includes issues involved with the teaching of tourism at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, and research into tourism and its related areas.

Discussion and exchange of information relating to cultural tourism and policy. This includes: regeneration, gentrification, city branding and creative cities. Also: festivals, Olympic/cultural cities, heritage, tourist gaze, authenticity. Share announcements and insights in the above and related areas

To facilitate discussion and the exchange of ideas, research findings etc, relating to issues in the tourism markets among academic researchers and industrial practitioners.

This is the official mailing list of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Commission on the Anthropology of Tourism. The list is open to everyone with an interest in the anthropology of tourism. More info is available at

This list is used to publicise relevant conferences, publications and workshops; post visual method(ology) related questions to a group of supportive colleagues; share and discuss ethical dilemmas of visual research projects; as well as to discuss and develop new visual tourism research projects etc.