Dr. Lenia Marques recently visited Recife, in Brazil, where she was invited as a keynote speaker for the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism at the Federal University of Pernambuco. The audience warmly welcomed her presentation on creative economy, tourism and events.
Besides this talk, Dr. Lenia Marques participated in a number of other meetings, including discussions to prepare future projects related to the development of creative economy activities in Pernambuco State. These meetings involved different stakeholders, including representatives of the public administration, creative entrepreneurs and NGO’s. One of the outputs of this collaboration is a study on network sociality, which has now been submitted for publication.