Department:Marketing, Enterprise and Tourism
Areas of Expertise: Business, management and leadership
Dr Chris Wilbert has expertise in Sustainability, Tourism and Heritage.
Tourism is one aspect of wider mobilities in the 21st century, it is an activity that draws in many socio-economic activities that are of great interest to study as part of wider attempts to produce sustainable development of tourism. These include the relations between food production and place, tourism and everyday life, wildlife tourism productions and interactions, migration and tourism interactions and dependencies. Current research focuses on redefining the attractions of place in collaboration with colleagues from other European Universities as part of a s-Low tourism/territories network. This includes looking at notions of food, place, the everyday, mobilities, new technologies and more.
Chris is currently supervisor for 4 PhD students.
His areas of specialty are:
Chris's teaching duties at undergraduate and postgraduate levels includes:
Researcher coordinator for the Cambridge aspect of s-low tourism cities / Territorial planning with 6 other European Universities.
Elgammal, I & Wilbert, C. 2013. Tourism mobilities, marriages and ‘mimicking’: some experiences of domestic migrant tourist workers in Sharm Elsheikh, Annals of Leisure Research, 16:4, 332-347
Wilbert, C. 2011. Profit, Plague, and Poultry: The intra-active worlds of highly pathogenic avian flu In: Fudge, Erica and Palmer, Clare (eds) Veterinary Science: Humans, Animals and Health. Open Humanities Press: ISBN: 978-1-60785-273-5
Wilbert, C. & White, D. (eds.) 2011. Autonomy, Solidarity, Possibility: The Colin Ward Reader. San Francisco: AK Press.
Wilbert, Chris (2015) Conference Presentation: Trading Places and Trading Spaces in Human-Animal Studies at Radical Philosophy Conference, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, January 16-17th.
Wilbert, Chris (2014) Conference Presentation: Urban Green Spaces as a Slower Tourism Resource in Cambridge at Bergamo s-Low: agri-green spaces in the city. University of Bergamo, October 2014.