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Conference on Interregional Place Branding

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A sustainable architecture approach to the economic and social aspects of the bazaar of Tabriz

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A sustainable architecture approach to the economic and social aspects of the bazaar of Tabriz

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain

Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism

I just received the invitation to join the International Advisory Board of Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, edited by ASERS Publishing.

The Food Index

Explore our interactive snapshot of 125 countries showing the best and worst places in the world to eat, and the challenges people face getting enough of the right food. Around the world, one in eight people go to bed hungry every night, even though there is enough food for everyone. Our graph illustrates how overconsumption, misuse of resources and waste are common elements of a system that leaves hundreds of millions without enough to eat.
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what-we-do/good-enough-to-eat

The future is

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Half the world lives in just 9 Asian nations

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Half the world lives in just 9 Asian nations. 

More people live inside this circle than outside of it


What is Place Branding?

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Reimagine the City Critically

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Full Open access - Instruments of Place Branding and Regional Dynamics

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Oliveira, Eduardo (2012): Instruments of Place Branding and Regional Dynamics: Guimarães as European Capital of Culture. Paper No. 53065 Munich, Germany: Munich Personal RePEc Archive.
http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/53065/1/MPRA_paper_53065.pdf


Recent Publications

European Planning Studies 

Oliveira, Eduardo(2014): Making Strategies in Spatial Planning—Knowledge and Values, European Planning Studies, DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2013.872385
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09654313.2013.872385

Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research

Oliveira, Eduardo(2013): International Conference on Sustainable Issues and Challenges in Tourism, Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, DOI: 10.1080/13032917.2013.861733
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/rM7ybcVTCMvF32fHFKG5/full#.Ut0lTxA1hpg

As working paper

Oliveira, Eduardo (2013): The digital complexity in destination branding: the case of Portugal as tourism destination. Paper No. 52680 Munich, Germany: Munich Personal RePEc Archive.
http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/52680/

Kalan, Arezou and Oliveira, Eduardo (2013): A sustainable architecture approach to the economic and social aspects of the bazaar of Tabriz. Paper No. 53245 Munich, Germany: Munich Per…

Making Strategies in Spatial Planning—Knowledge and Values via European Planning Studies

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Dear author, We are pleased to inform you that your article "Making Strategies in Spatial Planning—Knowledge and Values" has been published on Taylor & Francis Online. It is available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09654313.2013.872385




Breve e genérica reflexão sobre a cidade espontânea

The digital complexity in destination branding: the case of Portugal as tourism destination

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"The digital complexity in destination branding: the case of Portugal as tourism destination"

Made available via Munich Personal RePEc Archive
http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/52680/1/MPRA_paper_52680.pdf

From Selling the City to City Branding. A Critical Perspective

Colourful logos, dark realities

Posted by Eduardo Oliveira on Jan 5, 2014

The top five most-read articles on PlacesBrands motivated me to write this post, along with some disquieting thoughts I’d been having. I want to follow up on my thoughts about the application of branding techniques to places, in particular by highlighting elements often hidden by scholars and misunderstood by practitioners. Nowadays, policy makers and practitioners tend to apply place branding as a ‘magical tool’ to solve everyday challenges. But that application has pitfalls that should be carefully contextualised, not randomly applied.

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