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Guest lecturer prof. dr. Anand Kalaskar

Category: Guest Lecturer

We hereby invite you to attend the guest lecture of prof. dr. Anand Kalaskar, who has been researching Ayurvedic medicine for more than 15 years. He concluded his studies at the Banaras Hindu University in India and specialised in the area of clinic diagnosis in Ayurvedic medicine. Prof. Kalaskar is employed at the S.S. Ayurved College, Hadapsar, Pune Indian, and is currently a visiting professor at the University of Primorska. He regularly holds lectures on Ayurvedic medicine and has been performing medical practice for 18 years.

The lecture “Ayurveda & its Inclusion in the Wellness Tourism System” will be held on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 from 13.00 – 14.30 in classroom nr. 201.


Turistica successfully closed the GUEST UP project

 The University of Primorska successfully completed the Project “Hosting foreign experts and professors at the University of Primorska” (GUEST UP). In its frame Turistica hosted 8 guest lecturers from abroad in the past two study years. 

Our main objectives were to pursue and enhance the internationalisation of the study and research processes, and strengthen the relations with the guest lecturer’s institutions.

We hosted:

Ranko Mirić – Vice Dean at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of the Univeristy of Sarajevo.

He gave lectures to students on different study programmes regarding cultural tourism, tourism valorisation, geography of protected areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina and safety in tourism.

Velvet Nelson – Sam Huston State University (USA)

Her research area is geography of tourism and diversified nature tourism, which were the main topics of her lectures.

Craig Webster – Ball State University (USA)

He gave lectures to students on future tourism, and AI and robotics in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Ulrike Gretzel – University of Southern California (USA)

She gave lectures to students on social media and information technology in tourism, and tourism megatrends.

Allan Brodie –  Senior Investigator from Historic England

He gave lectures to students on the chosen aspects of English tourism.

James Kennell – works at the University of Greenwich

He gave lectures to students on festival tourism and tourist events, by presenting real cases from Great Britain.

Rodolfo Baggio – Università Bocconi

He works on ICT and complex systems, among which there is tourism. This were also the main topics of his guest lectures.

Rob Davidson – Sales Director at MICE Knowledge and lecturer on numerous European Tourism faculties.

 

 

 

 

   

Operation Hosting foreign experts and professors at the University of Primorska – GUEST UP. Investment is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union under


Erasmus+: Guest lecturers

This week we will host three guest lecturers in frame of the Erasmus+ project:

  • Petr Štumpf iz University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice  

16 April 2018 at 14.00 – 16.00, classroom nr. 308, title: Tourism in world economy and TSA

17 April 2018 at 15.00 – 17.00 , classroom nr. 309, title: Tourism in world economy and TSA

18 April 2018 at 16.00 – 20.00, classroom nr. 206, title: System dynamics and simulation modelling for decision making in tourism destinations

 

  • Petr Janeček iz University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice  

17 April 2018 at 10.00 -14.00 , classroom nr. 002, title: Sustainability, tourism services and human resources dimension

17 April 2018 at 16.00 -20.00, classroom nr. 202, title: Tourism services

 

  • Sulyok Marta Judit iz University of Pannonia

17 April 2018 at 16.00 – 18.00, topic: Health tourism, (lectures in Ljubljana)

18 April 2018 at 16.00 – 20.00, classroom nr. 309, topic: Branding and tourism; importance of identity (heritage, art, culture)

19 April 2018 at 12.00 – 14.00, classroom nr. 204, topicThe Wine Lab project

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The lectures are organised in frame of the project Erasmus+, KA1 Learning Mobility of Individuals. 

 


Guest lecture: prof. Craig Webster, Ball State University

In the frame of the GUEST UP project UP FTŠ Turistica will host prof. Craig Webster from Ball State University, Indiana, USA.

You are kindly invited to attend the lectures:

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, Classroom 001, from 12.00 to 15.00: ”Future tourism” in “AI and Robotics in the hospitality and tourism industries”.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, Classroom 002, from 10.00 to 12.00: “The Crimean crisis and its impact upon the management of hotels and hospitality businesses in Ukraine, Russia, and Crimea”.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, in Ljubljana, from 16.00. to 20.00: «Future tourism«, “Political shocks and impacts upon the hospitality and tourism industry” in “Managing underground events.

Thursday, 12 April 2018, Classroom 001, from 14.00 to 16.00: “Managing underground events”.

The lectures will be held in English. The lecturer is hosted by dr. Miha Lesjak, Emil Juvan, PhD, Australia and mag. Tomi Brezovec.

   

 

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Guest lecturer: prof. Michael Belch (SDSU)

In the frame of the Erasmus+ project UP FTŠ Turistica will host prof. Michael Belch, a renowned and internationally distinguished marketing professor from the San Diego State University in California (USA).

Michael Belch is the co-author of the best selling textbook in the field of marketing, Advertising and Promotion: An Integrated Marketing Communications Perspective.

Prof. Belch already visited Turistica in September 2017:

From left to right: dr. Gorazd Sedmak, Vice Dean, dr. Aleksandra Brezovec, , Vice Dean, prof. Michael Belch, dr. Žana Čivre, Assistant, dr. Janez Mekinc, Dean

We kindly invite you to attend the following lectures:

26 March 2018, from 14:00 to 16:00, UP FTŠ Turistica, Classroom 201, The Changing Media Environment: Old Things Become New Again.

27 March 2018, from 12:00 to 14:00, Classroom 201, Introduction to Integrated Marketing Communications.

27 March 2018, from 16:00 to 20:00, Classroom 202, The importance of Integrated Marketing Communications planning model: global perspective. 

All lectures will be held in English language.

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The lectures are organised in frame of the project Erasmus+, KA1 Learning Mobility of Individuals. 


Guest Lecturer: prof. Sara Dolničar (University of Queensland)

In the frame of the Erasmus+ project UP FTŠ Turistica will host prof. Sara Dolničar, the Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia, from the University of Queensland (Australia). You are kindly invited to attend the following lectures:   

On Tuesday, 20 March 2018 from 16.00 to 20.00 in classroom nr. 001: Research in tourism: challenges and pitfalls of data collection and interpretation.

On Wednesday, 21 March 2018 from 16.00 to 20.00 in classroom nr. 001: Tourism marketing research: hot topics and valid research approaches.

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The lectures are organised in frame of the project Erasmus+, KA1 Learning Mobility of Individuals. 

 

 


Guest lecturer – prof. Ulrike Gretzel, University of Southern California

In the frame of the GUEST UP project UP FTŠ Turistica will host prof. Ulrike Gretzel, University of Southern California. You are kindly invited to attend the lectures:

13 March 2018, ob 12:00, Classroom 001 UP FTŠ Turistica, Social media in tourism: use typology and benefits.

14 March 2018, ob 16:00, Classroom 002, Information technology in the service of tourism networking.

15 March 2018, ob 16:00, Ljubljana, Classroom 2, Tourism megatrends and its application to travel industry.

The lectures will be held in English. The lecturer is hosted by dr. Emil Juvan, PhD, Australia.

 

   

The investment is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union under the European Social Fund. Link: www.eu-skladi.si

 


Guest lecturer – Prof. Velvet Nelson, Sam Houston University

In the frame of the GUEST UP project UP FTŠ Turistica will host prof. Velvet Nelson. You are kindly invited to attend the lectures:

12 March 2018, at 10:00, Classroom 001 at UP FTŠ Turistica, The Geography of Tourism: Representing Places. 

13 March 2018, at 10:00, Classroom 308, Diversified Nature Tourism in the Caribbean.

15 March 2018, at 16:00, Classroom 204, The Impact of Global Climate Change on Tourism.

The lectures will be held in English. The lecturer is hosted by assoc. prof. Igor Jurinčič.

   

The investment is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union under the European Social Fund. Link: www.eu-skladi.si


Guest Lecturer: Allan Brodie

In the sphere of the GUEST UP project, Turistica is hosting the Senior Investigator from Historic England Allan Brodie.

The lectures will be held:


On Monday, 6 November 2017, from 14:00 to 16:00, classroom 001

Spas, Travel and the Origins of Tourism in Britain

This paper describes the origins of tourism in Britain and links it back to the tradition of pilgrimage. It also describes how in the 16th century spas began to be a key tourist destination, and continued to be popular through the 18th century.


On Tuesday, 7. 11. 2017, from 16:00 to 18:00, classroom 309

Heritage, Tourism and Leisure since 1945

This presentation will begin by outlining how Britain’s heritage is managed and how this is a culmination of centuries of travel to discover the country’s history. In the second part of the presentation, the story of the changing tourism and leisure market since 1945 will describe how Britain’s holiday habits have changed, particularly in response to foreign competition.


On Wednesday, 8. 11. 2017, from 16:00 to 18:00, unit Ljubljana – Classroom 2 – Pivovarniška 6

Seaside Holidays in Britain 1700-1945

Britain became the first country to embrace the seaside for health and recreation in the 18th century. This paper examines the origins of this new phenomenon traces and how an activity once limited to a handful of wealthy people, became a universal experience by the 20th century.


Investment is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union under the European Social Fund:  www.eu-skladi.si


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