David McGillivray

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


2011 – Year of the ‘Social’ (Strategy)

I thought I’d sign off 2011 with a short post reviewing the way that I have been immersed in the debates and discussions about the ‘social’ over the last year since making the move to the University of the West of Scotland. The last 12 months repr…


Mixed Reality at Mega Events: Bringing The Games to You?

Just in time. As we near the end of 2011, I was asked to submit an article to the online journal Culture@the Olympics, edited by Professor Andy Miah and Dr Beatriz Garcia. In the past, several prominent academic colleagues have advised never to sa…