Abstract no. 344

Kristin Lozanski, in her paper “Defining ‘Real India’: Representations of Authenticity in Independent Travel” (2010), argues that the natives whom tourists want to “befriend” cannot be just any natives – relationship with tourism service providers will be seen as...

Abstract no. 275

In Iceland, the economic crisis is once again looming large on the horizon. Although it resides in the realm of imagined and possible, its locally contextualized presentiments already affect social understandings and actions. The current matters, lived experiences and...

Abstract no. 183

This paper draws from Masters and PhD research conducted in Cairo, Egypt to explore and unpack notions of the encounter from and between perspectives of colour. Many researchers (Berry et Al 2017, Hendersen 2009, Townsend – Bell 2009) have demonstrated that women of...

Abstract no. 131

In the wake of the so-called “refugee crisis,” the Austrian government enacted a new “Integration Act” in 2017. This law, among other things, requires refugees to take one 8-hour “Values and Orientation Course” (Werte- und Orientierungskurs). These courses are...