David McGillivray

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


Digital Leisure Cultures: Transformations, Tribulations and Creative Resistance

I was delighted to be invited to deliver a keynote talk at the annual OcioGune conference organised by the Institute of Leisure Studies at the University of Deusto, Bilbao. This year the topic was “Leisure and the new technological ecosystems”. I delivered a talk and some ‘picture’ slides which are accessible below: I firstly discussed…

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Event Dimensions

Today was spent writing a chapter for my co-authored text Event Policy: From Theory to Strategy which is due for publication in 2011. My specific focus today was to expand on my co-authors’ ideas about what we’re terming three dimensions of events…