2nd Tourism Postdisciplinarity Conference: Freedom, Art, Power. Proceeding

Ana Maria Munar (Editor), Tomas Pernecky (Editor), Thea Marie Andresen Vahr (Editor)

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    Abstract

    Following the noted success of the 1st international conference on postdisciplinary approaches to tourism studies (held in Neuchatel, Switzerland, 19-22 June, 2013), we are happy to welcome you to the 2nd Tourism Postdisciplinarity Conference. Postdisciplinarity surpasses the boundaries of disciplinary thinking and opens up the possibility to question the established phenomena – touristic or otherwise – we take for granted. It does not claim that disciplinarity is essentially wrong, but it shows that disciplinary silos limit our capacity to make sense of the world and aims to make the subject of study less embedded in that system of thought. Postdisciplinarity is an epistemological endeavour that speaks of knowledge production and the ways in which the world of physical and social phenomena can be known. It is also an ontological discourse as it concerns what we call ‘tourism’. Postdisciplinarity, as we see it, is an invitation to various interpretations, critical analysis, and creative problem solving. It extends to questioning conventional norms and processes of knowledge production, as well as challenging the environments that confine the scope and limits of what is possible, relevant, desirable and even credible.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
    PublisherCopenhagen Business School, CBS
    Number of pages66
    ISBN (Print)9788799821013
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    EventThe 2nd Tourism Postdisciplinarity Conference: Freedom, Art, Power - Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Duration: 22 Jun 201524 Jun 2015
    Conference number: 2
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    Conference

    ConferenceThe 2nd Tourism Postdisciplinarity Conference
    Number2
    LocationCopenhagen Business School
    CountryDenmark
    CityCopenhagen
    Period22/06/201524/06/2015
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    Munar, A. M., Pernecky, T., & Vahr, T. M. A. (Eds.) (2015). 2nd Tourism Postdisciplinarity Conference: Freedom, Art, Power. Proceeding. Copenhagen Business School, CBS.