Several researchers from Tourism Studies and Human Geography were present at one of the world's largest geographic conferences Associasion of American Geographers in New York February 23d to 28th. This year the the conference reached a new record with 8500 participants (http://www.aag.org/cs/news_detail?pressrelease.id=886).
Our researchers have in various ways participated in the conference, either through presenting own research or by organizing sessions. Karla Boluk co-organized the session "Managing Ethical Consumption in Tourism: Compromise and Tension".
Albina Pashkevich presented "Rejuvenation of tourism space: myth or reality? Looking at the examples from the Russian Arctic Communities ", Christina Engstrom presented" The Battlefield of the mountain ", Peter Moller presented the" Young adults in rural urbanity "and Zuzana Macuchova presented" Firm migration in the Swedish wholesale trade sector ".
Albina Pashkevich making her presentation. Photo: Peter Möller
Even though the conference is large there were opportunities to make contacts with researchers from other countries and to get inspired by and discuss current research issues in tourism and human geography.
Christina Engström making her presentation. Photo: Peter Möller