Constructing Places: Imagination, Heritage and Identities in Cultural Tourism

Constructing Places: Imagination, Heritage and Identities in Cultural Tourism

School of Culture & Creative Arts
Date: Thursday 02 May 2019
Time: 09:30 - 14:45
Venue: University of Glasgow, Gilmorehill Campus - with videolink to Dumfries Campus
Category: Conferences, Films and theatre, Academic events, Student events
Speaker: Prof Stijn Reijnders: Professor of Cultural Heriatge, Erasmus University Rotterdam

With recent screen successes such as Mary Queen of Scots (2018), Outlander (2014-) and Outlaw King (2018), fiction is recognised as a key factor of attraction to Scottish heritage sites. 

The School of Culture & Creative Arts and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies are holding a one-day interdisciplinary symposium exploring the dynamics of place attractivity through fiction. Prof Stijn Reijnders (Erasmus University Rotterdam) will offer offers insights into his concept of ‘places of the imagination’. His address will be followed by presentations from Scottish cultural industries professionals and current postgraduate research projects in Film and TV Studies and Tourism Studies.

To read the full programme and to register your attendance visit our Eventbrite page. Please note that spaces for this event are limited. 

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