He was also awarded the Scott Traveling Scholarship from the Department of Landscape Architecture/Environmental Planning which enabled him to travel to several countries in Africa and Europe to examine sustainable tourism development in other delta landscapes.
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She is Lecturer (UK Assistant Professor) in Anthropology at SOAS, University of London, where she directs the MA program in Anthropology of Travel and Tourism.
She is currently editing Taking Tourism Seriously: Edward Bruner and the Anthropology of Tourism, a volume of essays on Bruner's theoretical legacy in the anthropological study on tourism, together with Quetzil Castañeda.
Graburn has taught at Berkeley since 1964, with visiting appointments at the National Museum of Civilization, Ottawa; Le Centre des Hautes Etudes Touristiques, Aix-en-Provence; the National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) in Osaka; and the Research Center in Korean Studies, National University of Kyushu, in Fukuoka, Japan; the Universidade Nacional, Rio Grande del Sol, Porto Alegre, Brazil, the Nationalities University, Beijing, and Beijing International University.
Her research focuses on the annual Homefront Festival and the collaboration of civic, municipal and federal agencies in advancing a permanent waterfront attraction based on shipyard labor during that historic time.
Formerly, she conducted field studies in Indonesia focusing on pilgrimage and tourism in Java and Bali.
Her forthcoming book, A Landscape of Travel: The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China, explores these issues and will be published in 2014 by the University of Washington Press.
Her interest in the negative images produced as a consequence of the terrorist bombings in Bali continues with a published essay on memory and tourism and a current study of regeneration of tourism in Bali and the role of international festival.
He has worked extensively in areas adjacent to national parks and coastal areas that are designated as ecotourism destinations with focus on preservation of natural and cultural resources and he has also worked in upgrading urban areas that rely on tourism as a vehicle to the revitalization of their livelihoods.
His recent areas of research focus on the Red Sea coast as a tourism destination and the process of tourism development that occurs in Egypt from the constitution level through policy down to implementation, with specific interest in mapping the entire process and identifying the weak areas in the process in order to propose adequate solutions.
From 1999 to 2001 he was Provost (chief academic officer) at Mills College.
Representative publications: "The Evolving Popularity of Tourist Sites in France: What Can Be Learned from French Statistical Publications?" Journal of Tourism History, 3:2 (September 2011), pp.
He also recently retired from an appointment as Senior Professor at the International Institute for Culture, Tourism and Development at London Metropolitan University.
Bunten has remained committed to her professional work with various Indigenous organizations to forward sustainable economic developmnet in cultural tourism, heritage management and traditional and innovative performing arts.
Professor Graburn served as co-chair of the Tourism Studies Working Group in 2010-2013, and was a driving force in the organization of our 2011 conference, Tourism Imaginaries/Imaginaires Touristiques.
He is currently at work on a comparative study of the history of Mexican and Cuban tourism.
Representative publication: "The Selling of Mexico: Tourism and the State, 1929–1952." In Gilbert Joseph, Anne Rubenstein, and Eric Zolov, eds., (Durham: Duke University Press, 2001), pp.