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Concurrent session 1b

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10:00 AM, domingo 20 jun 2021 (2 hours 30 minutos)
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | 30 minutos

Touristifying the refugee crisis? Exploring refugee-run tourism enterprisesbyGada MahrouseAs the world faces an ongoing global refugee “crisis,” tourism is growing exponentially. Given the scale of both, questions of mobility justice are of the utmost urgency. Yet, with a few notable exceptions, academic research has yet to examine the ways in which tourists and refugees interact. Informed by Zygmunt Bauman’s (1998) work on the figures of the “tourist and the figure and what ...

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | 30 minutos

Transformative Travel Experiences and Social JusticebyJoelle MH SoulardThis paper aligns with the conference's thematic area of the Interaction of justice and tourism daily life. We investigate what actions are taken by transformative travelers in their daily lives to address justice issues resulting from their trip. Transformative travel experiences are deeply meaningful lived experiences where travelers face challenges during their trip, self-reflect, become more acc...

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | 1 hour

Representation and inclusion of children's voices in tourism research: A problematizing literature review of tourism heritage and museum researchbyStefanie SteinbeckThe Convention on the Rights of the Child stipulates that ‘respect for the young child’s agency - as a participant in family, community and society - is frequently overlooked, or rejected as inappropriate on the grounds of age and immaturity’ (United Nations, 2005, art.14). It further notes that as ‘holders of rig...

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM | 30 minutos

Sociocultural integration of resettled refugees through tourismbyTawsif DowlaThrough this research, I explored the potential of utilizing 'tourism' to facilitate the resettled refugees' sociocultural integration into their new country. Using a mixed and multimethod approach with a realist social-constructionist perspective, I began this research by exploring the social reality surrounding various stages of refugee resettlement. Subsequently, I inquired about tourism's applica...

Who's Attending

Gada Mahrouse
Associate Professor
Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia
Stefanie Steinbeck
PhD Fellow
Copenhagen Business School, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy
Myra Coulter
PhD candidate
Alexandre Veilleux
Université de Montréal
Kendra Fortin
University of Waterloo
Petra Johansson
Operational manager and artistic leader
Art Inside Out, an artistic residency program in the western parts of Sweden
Tawsif Dowla
Ph.D. Candidate
University of Waterloo
Juliet Yeboah
University of Waterloo
Christopher Wilbert
Para-academic / independent researcher

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