CALL for ABSTRACTS: Tourism and Cultural Heritage: Resilience, Sustainability and Transformation

6-7 October 2023, Athens

Important Dates Submission of Abstracts:  31 May 2023
Notification of Acceptance:  15 June 2023
Submission of Final Paper: 31 October 2023

International conference jointly organised by Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University - EIREST(FR), Harokopio University (GR), University of the Aegean (GR)

Organizational Committee:
Prof. Maria Gravari Barbas, Prof. Paris Tsartas, Prof. Theano S. Terkenli, Dr. Sofoklis Skoultsos.

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Further details for submission procedures, fees and publication opportunities will be provided soon.

Conference Themes

Abstracts may relate to (but are not limited to) the following topics:

  • Contemporary and recent heritage and sustainable tourism development
  • Crisis management in the tourism, culture and heritage sectors
  • The changing roles of tourism stakeholders, problems and perspectives
  • Limits of acceptable change and nature based solutions
  • Sustainable planning and marketing for tourism and culture/heritage
  • Policy-making and governance in the sectors of tourism and culture/heritage 
  • New approaches to destination management
  • New paradigms of governance for sustainable tourism and culture/heritage
  • New ethics in sustainable tourism and culture/heritage
  • Locall/reegional community-based and bottom-up approaches in tourism planning
  • Co-creation, co-development and innovation in bottom-up, participatory, creative,  community-based initiatives in tourism
  • Awareness raising, sensitization, mobilization of local societies/communities for tourism, heritage and local development
  • Education on sustainable programs in tourism and heritage
  • The digital turn in tourism
  • Special-interest tourism products
  • The role of the landscape in new tourism shifts/trends
  • Off-the-beaten-track tourism and heritage development
  • Intangible heritage and tourism
  • New urban tourism
  • Smart tourism

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