News and Announcements

Wellbeing through Leisure in Times of Pandemics

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on September 25, 2020 - 11:41am

Check out the 2nd New Leisure Studies: International Perspectives international webinar, exploring the topic "Wellbeing through leisure in times of pandemics".

The goal of this series is to bring together scholars from around the world to discuss practical solutions to the most pressing issues in leisure.

The second webinar will take place on October 3 at 12:00-1:30 am (AEST) / October 2 at 7 am (PDT)

2020 Virtual Conference - Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on September 25, 2020 - 10:16am

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation is hosting the 2020 CRRF Virtual Conference this fall, October 1 & 2. The theme of the conference is Supporting Rural Recovery and Resilience, and rural researchers will share lessons and insights about the challenges and opportunities posed by the pandemic.

The conference is FREE and registration is open!

For more information and registration, please visit: http://2020.crrf.ca/

"MEET A PROFESSIONAL AROUND THE WORLD” - on June 24, with Dr. Jeong Myung Gim

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on June 22, 2020 - 4:53pm

The World Leisure Organization is offering a series of online forums on leisure and recreation for interested young people around the world, with invited leading scholars and professionals around the world. 

This is an initiative from the World Leisure Organization Youth Ambassadors Committee.

Invited speaker and topic:

Dr. Jeong Myung Gim, CHSE Seoul, School of Integrated Science & Technology

"Somatic Education: Getting our bodies back"

"So what's next? The role of creative tourism in the regeneration of communities"

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on June 22, 2020 - 4:20pm

CREATOUR International is an informal network to further knowledge exchange and capacity-building among creative tourism researchers and small-scale practitioners internationally. It aims to build closer research–practice relations through providing a platform for sharing experiences, practice-based knowledge, and insights from research; discussing issues and solutions; and learning from one another to inform the growing field of creative tourism internationally.

"MEET A PROFESSIONAL AROUND THE WORLD” - on May 20, with Dr. Marie Young

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on May 19, 2020 - 2:31pm

The World Leisure Organization is offering a series of online forums on leisure and recreation for interested young people around the world, with invited leading scholars and professionals around the world. 

This is an initiative from the World Leisure Organization Youth Ambassadors Committee.

The upcoming one is TOMORROW, May 20, 2020.

Invited speaker and topic:
Dr. Marie Young, Ph.D., from the University of Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa