NEWS

Nov 28 2018

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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Nov 28 2018

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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Nov 28 2018

WLO and Zhejiang University celebrate a signing ceremony recognizing ZJU as a new WLCE

On the 2nd November, at the Xixi Campus of Zhejiang University (ZJU), WLO COO Dr. Cristina Ortega represented the WLO in the signing and licensing ceremony of the World Leisure Center of Excellence (WLCE) recognition awarded to the Chinese University. Prof. GU Jianmin, Dean of College of Education, and former WLO Board member Prof. Dr. Lijun (Jane) ZHOU, Deputy Dean of the same College, represented ZJU at the ceremony. As part of the ceremony, Dr. Cristina Ortega delivered a lecture on the future of Leisure Studies.

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Nov 28 2018

Board of Directors member Dr. Antonio Bramante presents WLO at the Leisure Studies Seminar in Brazil

Dr. Antonio Bramante participated in the VIII Leisure Studies Seminar as keynote speaker during its opening ceremony. The event was held from the 14th to the 17th November in Maringá, a well-planned city only 70 years old in the Southern part of Brazil (Paraná State) under the sponsorship of the State University of Maringá. The theme for this seminar was “Leisure and Aging Process in the Digital Era” as an introduction for the 30th National Recreation and Leisure Congress which will take place in Curitiba (State of Paraná capital) on the 15th-17th November 2019.

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Nov 28 2018

WLO, present at the 2018 Summit Forum on Rural Revitalization and Leisure Industry Development in Shangyu, China

From the 9th to the 11th November, WLO COO Dr. Cristina Ortega, and Executive Board members Dr. John Tower and Dr. Miklos Banhidi attended the 2018 Summit Forum on Rural Revitalization and Leisure Industry Development in Shangyu, China, where they delivered keynote presentations in the morning of the 10th November. WLO Board member Dr. Lijun (Jane) ZHOU was also invited to the summit, in the role of a round table debater on the 10th November afternoon.

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