David McGillivray

Professor, interested in events, culture, digital participation & sport.


Events and the limits of democracy

Over recent months, I’ve been involved in a number of research projects that have, at their core, a concern with the way the events policy terrain has developed in the last decade and, perhaps more importantly, where it is headed. Projects involvi…


Event volunteering and representation: Delhi2010 Flag Handover

I’m currently working on a piece of research with Professor Gayle McPherson on the volunteering experience of the 2010 Delhi Flag Handover Ceremony (DFHC) which took place in October 2010. As Glasgow approaches its major sport event (Glasgow 2014)…