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Call for papers: RTS sessions at the AAG 08

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  • Sanjay K Nepal
    Hi all, The Recreation, Tourism and Sports (RTS) Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers is pleased to announce call for papers. You are
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 10, 2007
      Hi all,

      The Recreation, Tourism and Sports (RTS) Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers is pleased to announce call for papers. You are also invited to contact us (address at the bottom of this email) if you are interested in organizing other RTS sessions.

      If you are interested in presenting at a specific session listed below, please contact the person named under the session title.

      Also attached is a poster (pdf file) announcing student paper awards. Please distribute it widely.

      1. Session Title: Tourism Development in Towns and Rural Areas: Promises and Prospects
      Description: The session will explore lessons learned when tourism is
      embraced as an economic development strategy in small towns and rural
      areas. Success and failure that address planning principles and
      practices will yield insights to the state of the art in tourism
      development initiatives in locations where potential impacts can be
      Contact person: Bob Pfister pfisterr@...

      2. Session Title: Nationalism & National Heritage
      Contact person: Dallen Timothy <dtimothy@...>

      3. Session Title: Industrial Heritage
      Contact person: Anne Soper <asoper@...>

      4. Session Title: Mountain Tourism: Aspects of Change
      Contact person: Sanjay K. Nepal sknepal@... or Rudi Hartmann <Rudi.Hartmann@...>
      Description: This session will explore the interactions and inter-dependence between tourism, the environment, and society in the context of mountainous regions. Topics may include but not limited to tourism impacts, mountain heritage, community perspectives of tourism, amenity migration, second homes, real estate trends, etc.

      5. Session Title: Coastal Tourism
      Contact person: Kang Shou Lou kshoulu@...

      6. Session Title: Tourist/Travel landscapes and self-realization
      Contact person: Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre adhautes@...

      7. Session Title: Indigenous Tourism
      Contact person: Lorri Krebs <lkrebs@...>

      8. Session Title: Film and Tourism
      Contact person: Deborah Che dche@...

      9. Session Title: Travel Writing
      Contact person: Theoao Terkeali t.terkenli@...

      10. Session Title: Economic geography and tourism
      Contact person: Dimitri Ioannides <DIoannides@...>

      11. Student paper sessions: Graduate student are encouraged to submit full papers to sknepal@... for consideration in student paper awards. See attached poster announcement, further info can be found at the rts web page at http://www.geog.nau.edu/rts

      Thank you,


      Sanjay K. Nepal, PhD
      Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
      Texas A&M University
      College Station, TX-77845-2261
      Tel: 979 862 4080 Fax: 979 845 0446

      eReview of Tourism Research

      Recreation, Tourism and Sports Specialty Group,
      The Association of American Geographers (AAG)
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