Category: WLO News-Members

Jan 1
1970

Giyasettin Demirhan (Turkey): “I have done some research about risk perception in outdoor-adventure activities”

We welcome as a new WLO member Giyasettin Demirhan teacher at the Faculty of Sport Sciences, Department of Physical Education and Sport, at Hacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey). Scroll down to learn more about him, his professional background and collaboration interests!

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We welcome as a new WLO member Giyasettin Demirhan teacher at the Faculty of Sport Sciences, Department of Physical Education and Sport, at Hacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey). Scroll down to learn more about him, his professional background and collaboration interests!

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Jan 1
1970

Arianne Reis (Australia): “Leisure to me means time and space to fully develop as a human being”

You know what they say: once a member of WLO family, always a family member! Arianne Reis from Western Sidney University was a WLO member in the past and rejoins us now to meet new colleagues and engage in discussions on leisure policies and practices. Read more about her work and motivations below.

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You know what they say: once a member of WLO family, always a family member! Arianne Reis from Western Sidney University was a WLO member in the past and rejoins us now to meet new colleagues and engage in discussions on leisure policies and practices. Read more about her work and motivations below.

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Jan 1
1970

Carmen Grace Salazar Salas, PhD. (Costa Rica): “I would like to meet people from different countries who are interested in recreation/leisure studies

Carmen Grace Salazar Salas, Ph.D. is coordinator of Recreation Master´s degree programme at the University of Costa Rica.

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Carmen Grace Salazar Salas, Ph.D. is coordinator of Recreation Master´s degree programme at the University of Costa Rica.

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Jan 1
1970

Clayton J Hawkins (Autralia): “Leisure is the time that I get to choose what I immerse myself in.”

Dr. Clayton J Hawkins is Course Coordinator at Applied BusinessUniversity College, University of Tasmania, and founding member of founding member of the new WLO Leisure Management SIG

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Dr. Clayton J Hawkins is Course Coordinator at Applied BusinessUniversity College, University of Tasmania, and founding member of founding member of the new WLO Leisure Management SIG

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Jan 1
1970

Basawaraj Gulshetty S. (India): “I joined the WLO to work more actively for the development of leisure in developing societies”

Here we come again with a new Q&A session! In this case, we introduce you to Dr. Basawaraj Gulshetty, a professor and researcher on the sociology of leisure who recently joined the WLO Board of Directors.

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Here we come again with a new Q&A session! In this case, we introduce you to Dr. Basawaraj Gulshetty, a professor and researcher on the sociology of leisure who recently joined the WLO Board of Directors.

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Jan 1
1970

Trudie Walters (New Zealand): “I research community events and how they impact and benefit marginalized individuals and groups”

We love to talk to our members. They always provide us new ways of understanding leisure and that makes us grow as an organization. On this occasion, we talked to Trudie Walters (University of Otago, New Zealand), who was recently elected as a member of the WLO Board of Directors.

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We love to talk to our members. They always provide us new ways of understanding leisure and that makes us grow as an organization. On this occasion, we talked to Trudie Walters (University of Otago, New Zealand), who was recently elected as a member of the WLO Board of Directors.

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Jan 1
1970

Erin Wilkins (Canada): “I am constantly involved with the promotion and development of leisure studies through advocacy, education, and recognition”

We are very happy to welcome a new WLO member: Erin Wilkins, Department Chair and Instructor in the Recreation Studies Department at Langara College in Vancouver (Canada). We asked her about the work she does for the promotion of leisure, as well as about her expectations with regard to the WLO.

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We are very happy to welcome a new WLO member: Erin Wilkins, Department Chair and Instructor in the Recreation Studies Department at Langara College in Vancouver (Canada). We asked her about the work she does for the promotion of leisure, as well as about her expectations with regard to the WLO.

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Jan 1
1970

Ling Ping (China): “The WLO has made great contributions to promoting human leisure power and improving the quality of human life”

We talked to new WLO Board member Ling Ping (Hangzhou Normal University, China) about his projects and engagements for the promotion of leisure and as a representative of the WLO. Learn more about him and his views on leisure through this interview.

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We talked to new WLO Board member Ling Ping (Hangzhou Normal University, China) about his projects and engagements for the promotion of leisure and as a representative of the WLO. Learn more about him and his views on leisure through this interview.

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Jan 1
1970

Sue Street (Canada): “I’d love to develop enhanced synergies between leisure and primary education and/or local community development”

Sue Street participated in the 2016 Field School in South Africa and is now working with Joanne Schroeder (WLCE VIU) in the organization of the 2018 Douglas Ribeiro da Silva Field School in São Paulo. For Sue, being involved in the WLO is a way of following the current trends in the field of leisure, tourism, recreation and sport. Read this short interview and get to know her better!

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Sue Street participated in the 2016 Field School in South Africa and is now working with Joanne Schroeder (WLCE VIU) in the organization of the 2018 Douglas Ribeiro da Silva Field School in São Paulo. For Sue, being involved in the WLO is a way of following the current trends in the field of leisure, tourism, recreation and sport. Read this short interview and get to know her better!

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Jan 1
1970

Antonio Bramante (Brazil): “Leisure values the magic of the unexpected, the subjectivity of the unique experience, the wealth of dreams”

Read our conversation with Antonio Bramante, a Professor at the University of Sorocaba (Brazil) who has been actively involved in the WLO since the late 1970s, and recently (re)joined WLO Board of Directors.

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Read our conversation with Antonio Bramante, a Professor at the University of Sorocaba (Brazil) who has been actively involved in the WLO since the late 1970s, and recently (re)joined WLO Board of Directors.

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