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International Conference: “Pilgrimages and Tourism”

 
 Conference CFP

When:

  12 Jun 2021 through 13 Jun 2021

CFP Deadline:

  15 Apr 2021

Where:

  Online Event | United Kingdom

Website URL:

  https://tourism.lcir.co.uk/

Sponsoring organization:

  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Categories:

  Arts & Humanities - Languages/Literature

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Event description:

Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing. This conference seeks to explore, analyse and discuss the complex concepts of pilgrimages and tourism. What is a pilgrimage? Do pilgrimages contribute to the sense of community and belonging? Is tourism a transformative experience? How do souvenirs, memorabilia and travelogues facilitate imagination of other people and places? Conference presentations will be related, but not limited, to: History of pilgrimages an... Read more

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