Factsheet LAB meeting 9 June 2021

This webpage informs you in more detail about the theme of our upcoming LAB meeting, the speakers, their projects and destinations. This webpage also offers references to reading materials and/or video and important practical and technical information about how to access and participate in the meeting. We look forward to seeing you in the LAB!

9 June 2021


Time: 14:00 – 15:30, CEST  timezoneconverter >
Please note the different start time!
Duration: 1,5 hours
Format: live cast via Zoom 
Theme: Ethical and post-pandemic perspectives


Michael Clancy
“Slow tourism as ethical tourism?”

Paolo Corvo
“The new perspectives of tourism after Covid19 pandemic” 

Karin Elgin-Nijhuis

Javier Lizarzaburu


How to participate in the LAB meeting


The digital meeting in the Heritage & Slow TourismLAB allows you to tune in and participate where ever you are. You are kindly asked to take notice of the following information.

    • After registering in Zoom you received a confirmation email and a personal link that you will need to access the meeting. Keep this link and the password safe.
    • Zoom is the free software the LAB uses to facilitate the meeting. Before the meeting, download Zoom on your computer (if you have not already done so). Test it by opening it up and familiarise yourself with especially the camera and microphone settings. Peruse the Zoom Support Centre for detailed instructions:
      https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us >
      https://zoom.us/download >
    • Plan to join the meeting 5 minutes before the start time. To do so, click on the link you were given after registering or copy/paste it into your internet browser (Chrome, Firefox or Safari). You will access a waiting room before being admitted to the meeting.
    • You will be muted when you are admitted to the meeting en we ask all attendees to keep their microphones set on “mute” so as not to accidentally disrupt the meeting.
    • We encourage all attendees to be on video since the LAB is about connecting people.
    • Post your questions in the chatbox Zoom offers. The moderator will select questions posted there for the Q&A session. The moderator may ask you to unmute yourself (and switch on your camera if you have not already done so) so that you can join the discussion.
    • If, after reading the information provided on this webpage as well as possible websites and reading materials referred to, you have questions you wish to submit in advance of the meeting, feel free to email them to info@heritagetourismhospitality.org >.
    • Please note that the moderators/speakers may not be able to respond to all submitted questions during the event due to the time limit.
    • The LAB meeting will be recorded. The purpose of this is not to give those who registered access to the recording. You are kindly invited to attend online real-time. The organisers reserve the right to use video footage and images for future educational and PR purposes.
    • You can cancel your registration at any time. To do so, follow the instructions provided in the confirmation email.
    • Enquiries can be sent to info@heritagetourismhospitality.org >

Michael Clancy


Michael Clancy is professor and chair of the Department of Politics, Economics, and International Studies at the University of Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

His research examines various aspects of the political economy of global tourism. He is the editor of Slow Tourism, Food and Cities: Pace and the Search for the ‘Good Life’ (Routledge, 2017).

In addition, he is the author of two earlier books on tourism and national development in Mexico and the Republic of Ireland, respectively. He has also researched and written on cruise tourism, sex tourism, tourism and ethics, and overtourism.

                                                             [Posted 30 March 2021]

Paolo Corvo


Paolo Corvo is associate professor of Sociology at the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, where he teaches Travel Cultures and Social Changes and New Trends of Gastronomy.

The fundamental lines of his research include the social aspects of food, the relationship between food and consumption, oeno-gastronomic sustainable tourism, indicators of quality of life, trends of wellness and happiness.

[Posted 30 March 2021]

HTHIC Heritage & Slow TourismLAB Image of Javier Lizarzaburu


Javier Lizarzaburu is a communications and heritage specialist currently living in the Netherlands. He worked in London as a BBC Senior Producer before going back to his native Lima, Peru, in 2009. There he launched, among others, the Lima Milenaria campaign, positively reframing the local indigenous built heritage. In 2018, he was one of the curators of the Peruvian pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

Javier has a degree in Media Studies at the University of Lima, followed by post-graduate studies at the Autonomous University in Barcelona and King’s College, London. He is doing an MA in Heritage and Spatial Studies at the Vrije University, with courses at the University of Amsterdam and TUDelft, joining the two subjects that became his passion, heritage and inclusive cities.

 [Posted 27 May 2021]