Research seminar: Place attachment and community wellbeing in tourism

Join us for an engaging seminar exploring the place attachment and community wellbeing in tourism with Professor Haywantee (Rumi) Ramkissoon from the University of South Australia. The seminar is organised by the GenZ (Profi4) research programme in collaboration with the FRONT (Profi7) research programme.

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Tellus Stage / online (Zoom)

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Title of presentation: Community wellbeing in tourism: A focus on place attachment and place-protective behaviours.


The study of residents' overall well-being and quality of life stands as a critical domain within research, encompassing a diverse array of fields and disciplines. This seminar endeavors to discuss the role of place attachment and place protective behaviours to promote community well-being in tourism.

Short Bio

Haywantee (Rumi) Ramkissoon is a Professor of Tourism at UniSA Business, University of South Australia. She is a Fellow of the Peer Review College at the British Academy of Management, UK. She has worked in domains of place attachment, pro-social and pro-environmental behaviour, sustainable community tourism, public health, wellbeing and quality-of-life. She serves on several editorial and advisory boards of leading journals in tourism and as a reviewer across disciplines. She engages in collaborative research with national and international academic and industry partners for the benefits of individuals and society. She is recognised as one of the world’s highly cited researchers in 2021 and 2022 (Clarivate Analytics Web of Science™). She is also listed in Stanford’s list of World's most cited world scientists (2021 and 2022).

Register for the seminar here by 18 Oct:

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Last updated: 13.10.2023