General Information

12th Biennal ANZALS Conference Leisure as a Human Right will be held in Adelaide, South Australia. 9th-11th December 2015.

The Centre for Tourism & Leisure Management (CTLM) is a leading research group in tourism, hospitality, events, sport and leisure. Our mission is to conduct quality research to facilitate and inform management practices in the tourism and leisure industries. CTLM supports organisations operating in these dynamic industries, providing applied knowledge and research insights to local, national, and international stakeholders. We have a strong track record in assisting organisations in strategic and operational planning; ensuring they are able to respond effectively to the latest trends. Our research team has expertise across the following themes:

Call for papers

The right to access and participate in leisure is enshrined in a number of international conventions and declarations. While there has been global consensus that access to leisure is a human right, there still remain a number of challenges and issues that individuals, communities and nations face in relation to fulfilling this right.

The 12th Biennial ANZALS Conference will provide an open and collegial environment where academics, policymakers and practitioners can come together to discuss and debate a variety of global and local leisure issues. The conference will provide an avenue for the dissemination of leisure studies research that cuts across a variety of themes including:

• Leisure, health and health promotion,
• Leisure and the natural environment,
• Leisure as an educational tool,
• Leisure and inclusive practice,
• Leisure and the built environment including transport, planning and infrastructure,

Abstracts should be 250-350 words clearly indicating the following information:

• Author name(s) indicating position and affiliation as well as full details of correspondence author.
• Full paper title as it will appear in the conference programme.
• Abstract including Background (outline of the context/literature informing the study or issue), Approach/methodology (indication of the broad theoretical orientation and/or methodological approach) and Significance/Key learnings (description/application of findings or key learnings).
• Full references for any research cited in the abstract (no tables, figures or footnotes).

Abstracts are to be submitted in Word format to
Deadline for abstracts is Friday 29th May 2015

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