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SASNET/UPF seminar on good and evil effects of tourism

April 8, 2014 - 19:00-21:45

Nils Finn Munch-Petersen holds a SASNET/UPF seminar entitled ”Who benefits from Tourism? Tourism as modern colonialism – while provider of employment and protector of nature and history” in Lund. The lecture will give examples of tourism, good and evil, mainly based on examples from Asia, Africa and the Pacific. 
 
Munch-Petersen is a social anthropologist, tourism planner and senior expert at the Nordic Institute for Asian Studies (NIAS) in Copenhagen. He holds lesser degrees in zoology, botany and geology, and has been involved with environmental and cultural tourism planning for more than 30 years. As a tourism planner he has worked in a wide range of countries including Eastern Europe, Arabia, South- and Central Asia, Indochina, Indonesia, the Philippines, most of the Island Pacific, Eastern-, Western-, and Southern Africa, Central America and the Caribbean.

 

SASNET/UPF seminar on good and evil effects of tourism

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Date:
April 8, 2014
Time:
19:00-21:45