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ATLAS doctoral colloquium and annual conference 2011

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  • Leontine Onderwater
    Apologies for cross posting ATLAS Doctoral Colloquium & Poster Session 2011 an event organised in conjunction with the ATLAS annual conference 2011
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 13, 2011

      Apologies for cross posting


      ATLAS Doctoral Colloquium & Poster Session 2011

      an event organised in conjunction with the

      ATLAS annual conference 2011




      Landscape and tourism: The dualistic relationship

      Valmiera, Latvia, 20 - 23 September 2011


      The deadline for submitting abstracts for the colloquium is April 1st 2011. You can also still submit abstracts for the annual conference. Please use the abstract submission form on the ATLAS homepage at:




      The colloquium will take place in the city of Valmiera, Latvia, on 20 September, 2011.

      The colloquium is organised by the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences and ATLAS.

      Colloquium details

      • For doctoral students in tourism and hospitality management
      • Two tracks based on stage of the dissertation: intermediate & advanced or beginner
      • Diverse themes and methodological approaches within the broad field of tourism, hospitality and leisure will be considered
      • Confidence about actuality of research directions and methodology
      • Opportunity to discuss your dissertation research with other international doctoral students and leading academics in this field
      • Colloquium will be held in a collaborative, open and friendly atmosphere, participants are required to attend the entire colloquium
      • Poster session will be organised throughout the conference
      • Great opportunity to meet colleagues, share experiences and ideas, and network with students and academia from different countries and universities
      • All participants will receive a certificate of attendance
      • In addition there will be faculty presentations designed to help students plan and manage their dissertation process

      More information about the colloquium at: http://www.atlas-euro.org/event_valmiera_colloquium/tabid/160/language/en-US/Default.aspx

      Annual Conference Theme

      Landscapes vary. Landscape diversity creates unique local and national value for individuals, business, societies and governments alike. Somewhere too densely populated, somewhere else inhabited incredibly scarcely, and yet somewhere else exploited and abandoned; a sparsely inhabited paradise is an unreachable dream to many in urbanized society.

      Yet, even when finding it, can a modern person fully enjoy it? Tourism is often a rarely realized opportunity to solve many of those contradictions. Images, expectations and reality, extensive use and protection, remoteness and urbanization - many of these dualistic issues are waiting to be discussed to find common understanding and solutions.

      More information  about the annual conference at: http://www.atlas-euro.org/Default.aspx?TabID=145





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