PhD Candidate, The University of the Arctic, Norway; campaigner, Tourism Concern
Helen Jennings is currently conducting research on how religion and spirituality is being represented in the niche market of ‘Indigenous Tourism’. Her fieldwork to date has been based largely with the First Nations in Canada. She is working towards her PhD in anthropology at the University of the Arctic in Norway. For the past 4 years Helen has worked for Tourism Concern, a small UK charity that works for ethical and fairly traded tourism. She regularly writes reports and articles that deal with important issues facing the travel industry. Helen is particularly interested in cultural, indigenous and spiritual tourism, ideas behind sensible regulation and is convinced of the value of ethical and sustainable tourism.
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Sunday 29 October, 12:00 Cinema 2
On the Road: the spirit of travel from the Beats to the Millennials