@UWSCreative Academic Dr. David McGillivray presents on @Memories_FC at Hampden Park.

Dr David McGillivray, Reader in Events and Culture in the University of the West of Scotland’s School of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) last week presented at a mass reminiscence football event held at Hampden Park, Glasgow. David presented a short lecture titled ‘Football & its fans: Memories, Matches & Meanings’ to nearly 200 people, … Continue reading

@UWSCreative Academics @dgmcgillivray & @gmp01 present at #ila2011

CCI academics, Dr David McGillivray and Prof. Gayle McPherson presented at the International Leadership Association Conference in London last week on event policy, asking if there are the opportunities for strategic global leadership or vehicles of domestic political legitimacy. The presentation slides are below – and the work ties to the recent book published together … Continue reading

International Leadership Association conference

Professor Gayle McPherson & Dr David McGillivray to present on Mega Events: Opportunities for Strategic Global Leadership or Vehicles of Domestic Political Legitimacy?, International Leadership Association conference, November 2011

Delhi 2010 Flag Handover Ceremony Research Report (by @UWSCreative academics @dgmcgillivray and @gmp01)

From the Glasgow Life website: “The Delhi 2010 Flag Handover Ceremony (DFHC) was a project delivered by Glasgow Life on behalf of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC).  The Handover Ceremony took place on Thursday 14th October 2010 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, and reflects the passing of responsibility for the … Continue reading

Dr David McGillivray presents keynote at “Play the Game” in Aarhus, Denmark

Dr David McGillivray presents a keynote at the Play the Game ‘Challenges for Football’ conference in Aarhus, Denmark entitled ‘Mega Events and New Media. He argued that there is evidence of the (successful) appropriation of new media by the corporate sport-media nexus and the resultant tsunami of narratives serves to reduce ‘space’ for alternative discourses. Initiatives like … Continue reading

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