Sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean in the post-COVID situation31 March 2022. From 18:30 To 20:00 | Conference | French | IEMed
The conference discusses the current situation of Mediterranean tourism, in a COVID and Post-COVID context. Dr. Gravari-Barbas assesses the tourism situation in Mediterranean countries in the 2010s, and explains the reasons of the over-touristic phenomena observed till 2019. She also focuses on the measures taken in several countries to relaunch tourism, and discusses tourism in the post-COVID area and the need for a new tourism development paradigm.
Maria Gravari-Barbas is the director of the Interdisciplinary Research Team on Tourism (EIREST) and the UNESCO Chair “Tourism, Culture, Development” at the Paris 1-Sorbonne University where she also directs the Institute for Research and High Studies on Tourism (IREST), a multidisciplinary research team dedicated to tourism studies, whose main focuses are cultural heritage, development and urban-tourism evolutions. Some of her recent publications include Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises (Routledge, 2017) with Sandra Guinan; Tourism Imaginaries at the Disciplinary Crossroads (Routledge, 2016) with Nelson Graburn; and Starchitecture(s). Figures of Architects and the Tourist Space (Éditions L’Harmattan, 2015) with Cécile Renard-Delautre.
Moderated by Laura Huici Sancho, associate professor in Public International Law and International Relations and adjoint director of the Master’s degree, UB. Co-organised by the IEMed as part of the Aula Mediterrània 2021-22 programme in collaboration with theMaster’s in International Studies – Organizations and International Cooperation, UB.
This lecture takes place at the IEMed conference room, Girona, 20 – Barcelona and it can also be followed on IEMed Youtube Channel. The session is conducted in French with simultaneous Spanish translation.