Remote Anticipation: Tourism as Development in the Himalaya
January 24, 2020 - 10:30-12:00
Tourism is increasingly seen as a central pathway to inclusive development across the global south, yet the promotion of tourism as development is highly intangible – relying on the orchestration and extension of markets into often remote places. What does this notion of tourism as development look like from such ‘destinations’? In this seminar, Rune Bolding Bennike explores this and related questions in a Himalayan valley marked by the looming prospect of future tourism.
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