CCSE Articles, Books & Chapters


Guillard, S. & McGillivray, D. (2022) Eventful policies, public spaces and neoliberal citizenship: Lessons from Glasgow, Cities, vol. 130,

McGillivray, D., Guillard, S. & McPherson, G. (2022) The Contested Role of Events in Public Squares; The Case of George Square, Glasgow in Smith, A; Osborn, G and Quinn, B (2022) (Eds.) Festivals and the City: The Contested Geographies of Urban Events, University of Westminster Press, London

Bhandari, K., (2022) Tourism and Commercial Nationalism, Annals of Tourism Research, vol. 95

Hell, N., & McPherson, G. (2022) Public Value Outcomes of Festivals: Well-being and Economic Perspectives in Smith, A; Osborn, G and Quinn, B (2022) (Eds.) Festivals and the City: The Contested Geographies of Urban Event, University of Westminster Press, London

Ryan, A., & McPherson, G. (2022) Legacies of Failure to Win the City of Culture: Liminality, Civicism and Change, Journal of City, Culture and Society (forthcoming)

Ilvebare, S. & McPherson, G. (2022) Understanding COVID-19: A Hybrid Threat and Its Impact on Sport Mega-Events. A Focus on Japan and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Frontiers Journal of Sport and Active Living

McPherson, G. and Ilbevare, S. (2021) Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, nationalism, identity and soft power in Jackson, D.; Bernstein, A.; Butterworth, M.; Cho, Y.; Coombs, D.A.; Devlin, M. & Onwumechili, C. (2021) Olympic and Paralympic Analysis 2020: Mega events, media, and the politics of sport. Early reflections from leading academics. The Centre for Sports Communication & Media, The University of Texas, Austin

McGillivray, D., Colombo, A., & Villanueva X. (2022) Tensions and disputes over public space in festival cities: insights from Barcelona and Edinburgh, Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, DOI: 10.1080/19407963.2022.2032109

El Azzaoui, I., Carnicelli, S., Khodadadi, S. (2022) Tourism Development in Algeria and the Horizon 2025 Plan, Tourism Cases.

Dominik, M., Nzweundji, J G., Ahmed, N., Carnicelli, S., Mat Jalaluddin, N. S., Fernandez Rivas, D., Narita, V., Enany., S & Rios Rojas, C (2022) ‘ Open Science – for whom?’, Data Science Journal, 21(1), 1-8.

Carnicelli, S., Boluk, K. (2021) A Theory of Care to Socialise Tourism. In Higgins-Desbiolles et al (eds) Socialising Tourism: Rethinking Tourism for Social and Ecological Justice. Routledge, pp.58-71



Aina, O., McGillivray, D., Carnicelli, S. & McPherson, G. (2021) Embedding Child Rights Principles and Practices in Mega-Event Planning, Frontiers in Sport & Active Living

McGillivray, D. & Mahon, J. (2021). Distributed Digital Capital: Digital Literacies and Everyday Media Practices, Media Practice and Education.

Smith, A., Vodicka, G., Colombo, A., Lindstrom, K., McGillivray, D. & Quinn, B. (2021) Staging city events in public spaces: an urban design perspective, International Journal of Event and Festival Management.

Wilson, C. (2021) Failure by Design? Neoliberalism, Public Space and the (im)Possibility of Lockdown Compliance in the UK. In: Van Melik, R., Filion, B., & Doucert, B. (eds). Volume 3:  Public Space and Mobility, Global Reflections on COVID-19 and Urban Inequality. Bristol University Press: Bristol

Wilson, C., Miller, J., & Brick, C. (2021) Running an ostler? Exploring the use of stop and search tactics at Scottish football matches, Soccer & Society

Walters, T. McGillivray, D., & Guillard, S. (2021) ‘We tried to get rid of the stereotype’: media representations of multicultural festivals in Glasgow, Scotland, Leisure Studies, DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2021.2011953


McCandlish, A. & McPherson, G. (2020) Promoting tangible and intangible hidden cultural heritage: local communities influencing civic decision-making and international cultural policy, International Journal of Cultural Policy

McGillivray, D., Guillard, S., Reid, E. (2020) Urban Connective Action: The Case of Events Hosted in Public Space, Urban Planning

Quinn, B., Colombo, A., Lindström, K., McGillivray, D. & Smith, A. (2020), Festivals, public space and cultural inclusion: public policy insights, Journal of Sustainable Tourism

Smith, A. & McGillivray, D. (2020) The long-term implications of mega-event projects for urban public spaces, Sport in Society.


Barnes, P. & McPherson, G. (2019) Co-Creating, Co-producing and Connecting: Museum Practice Today, Curator: The Museum Journal

Duignan M. B. & McGillivray, D. G. (2019) Disorganised host community touristic-event spaces: revealing Rio’s fault lines at the 2016 Olympic Games, Leisure Studies,

Duignan, M.B., & McGillivray, D. (2019) Walking methodologies, digital platforms and the interrogation of Olympic spaces: the ‘#RioZones-Approach’, Tourism Geographies

Kosmala, K. & Bealls, T.S. (2019) Problematizing silences in intangible heritage: unsettling historical records of women in protests, International Journal of Heritage Studies

McGillivray, D., Duignan, M.B. & Mielke, E (2019) Mega sport events and spatial management: zoning space across Rio’s 2016 Olympic city, Annals of Leisure Research,

McGillivray, D., O’Donnell, H., McPherson, G. & Misener, L., (2019) Repurposing the (Super)Crip: Media Representations of Disability at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Communication & Sport

Misener, L., McPherson, G., McGillivray, D. & Legg D. (2019) Leveraging Disability Sport Events: Impacts, Promises and Possibilities, Routledge, London

Moualla, Y. & McPherson, G. (2019) Making change towards inclusive societies: The soft power of community archaeology in building cultural heritage in Mozan, Syria, Sustainability Special Issue: Inclusive Cultural Heritage Tourism

Sime, C. & Collins, S. (2019) Compassionate communities and collective memory: a conceptual framework to address the epidemic of loneliness. British Journal of Community Nursing



Kosmala, K. (2018) Gendering cultural heritage of the Gdańsk shipyard: diving into histories, imagining futures, Historia Stoczni Gdańskiej. Knoch, K., Kufel, J., Polak, W., Ruchlewski, P., Staręgi, M. & Trzeciak, A. (eds.). Gdansk : European Solidarity Centre

McGillivray, D., Edwards, M.B., Brittain, I., Bocarro, J. & Koenigstorfer, J. (2018) A conceptual model and research agenda for bidding, planning and delivering Major sport events that lever human rights, Leisure Studies,