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Spaces of Renewal. Defining the sacred in the leisure - tourism - heritage - pilgrimage nexus

13 January 11

2Q24/2Q50 Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of the West of England, Bristol.

Programme

10.00- 10.15 registration and coffee 2Q50/51

10.15 -10.30 welcome and intro 2Q24

 

10.30 -11.00 Keynote John Eade, University of Surrey, Pilgrimage: Theoretical and Substantive Journeys in Conditions of Increasing Cultural Diversity

 

11.00-11.30 Avril Maddrell, University of the West of England, Mobilising the landscape, local history and the body in search of the spiritual: pilgrimage walks in the Isle of Man.

 

11.30-12.00 Veronica Della Dora Where the tourist's gaze fades: performing the landscape and the sacred in Meteora, Greece

 

12.00-12.30 Alessandro Scafi, Warburg Institute, University of London, “Vere locus iste sanctus est in quo orant”. Visiting the Monastery of the Sacro Speco in Subiaco

12.30-1.00  Heather Walton, University of Glasgow, Explorations in the theology of pilgrimage

 

 1.00-1.45 lunch 2Q50/51

 

2.00- 2.30 Alana Harris, University of Oxford, Sacred Fragments: Embodiment and the Therapeutic at the 'Scottish Lourdes'

 

2.30-3.00 Marion Bowman, Open University, Consuming Glastonbury

 

3.00-3.30 Cheryl Wills, University of Exeter, Harnessing Nature’s Benefits: Using Subjective Wellbeing to Recognise the Wider Values of Tourism

 

 3.30-4.00 tea 2Q50/51

 

4.00-4.30 Keynote - Jo Little, University of Exeter, Wild Nature: Discipline, Therapy and the Gendered body of the spa

 

4.30-5.00 – Discussant Chris Philo, University of Glasgow.

 

 

Avril Maddrell (2009) Complex Locations. Women's Geographical Work in the UK 1850-1970, RGS-IBG/ Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford is now available in hardback and paperback.

 

Avril Maddrell and James Sidaway (eds) (2010) Deathscapes. Spaces for death, dying, mourning and remembrance, Ashgate, Farnham, now available as hardback or e-book. 

 

E. Anderson, A. Maddrell, K. MacLouhglin & A. Vincent (eds) (2010) Memory, Mourning, Landscape, Rodopi, Amsterdam, now available in paperback.

 

Spaces of Renewal Workshop  13TH January at UWE, Bristol

Registration Form

 

Name:

 

Institution (if applicable):

 

Contact Address:

 

 

 

 

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Please indicate if you need a parking permit     YES/ NO

 

 

 

 

Please return an electronic or paper version of this form to:

 

 

avril.maddrell@uwe.ac.uk

 

Dr Avril Maddrell,

Department of Geography and Environmental Management,

University of the West of England,

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol

BS16 1QY

 

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