What constitutes African (digital) heritage? Who assigns heritage values to (im)material cultural elements of the past, present and future? Who maintains and conserves these cultural elements and for which (shared) purposes? To what extent do African state actors and individual cultural entreprenuers work together-apart in activating heritage memories at home and in the diaspora? These … Continue reading Upcoming Workshop: “African (Digital) Heritage” at the Univesity of Bayreuth, 18 – 19 January 2023
Sneak Peek – The Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa
It feels like ages ago but it was back in February, 2020 that I reported here that we submitted the entire manuscript of the book to the publishers. Since then Marina, Manuel and myself have had to do quite some behind-the-scenes work as co-editors. It has been a great collaborative team work process. The copyeditors … Continue reading Sneak Peek – The Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa
Back to my roots: geographies of slavery heritage tourism & sustainable tourism development policy
It is official now and the cat can go out of the bag. It had been signed and sealed way back in April, 2020. Given the current times we find ourselves in, I consider it a rare privilege and God's blessing to delightfully share this promotion news with you. From today 1 July, 2020 I am … Continue reading Back to my roots: geographies of slavery heritage tourism & sustainable tourism development policy
Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa: manuscript submitted! Yaay!!!
Finally! Finally!! Finally!!!.....we clicked on send, submit, done, BAM! It is gone now and we can catch some respite. I am excited to say that with my wonderful co-editors - Marina Novelli and Manuel Ribiero - we have finally submitted the entire manuscript for the Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa to the publishers. The … Continue reading Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa: manuscript submitted! Yaay!!!
Academic Christmas presents come early.
Finally, the wait is over. Sometimes, good things come in multiples and in quick succession 🙂 After months, years of hard work of revise-resubmit, some fruits have began to appear in December. The past three weeks have seen some publications came to full light. Now they look like proper published articles with the right elements. There are … Continue reading Academic Christmas presents come early.