Dr Hyung yu Park
Research and Scholarly Activites
Park, H. Y. 2013. Understanding Heritage Tourism (forthcoming). London: Routledge
Park, H. Y. 2010 An Ethnographic Study of Changdeok Palace: Heritage Tourism and Symbolic Representations of National Identity. Seoul: Jimoondang.
Refereed journal articles
Park, H. Y. 2011 Shared national memory as intangible heritage, Annals of Tourism Research, 38(2): 520-539.
Park, H. Y. 2010 Heritage Tourism: Emotional Journeys into Nationhood, Annals of Tourism Research, 37(1): 116-135.
Park, H. Y. 2009. Heritage, Tourism and National Identity, Korea Journal, 49(4): 163-186.
Park, H. Y. and Stephenson, M. L. 2007 A Critical Analysis of the Symbolic Significance of Heritage Tourism, International Journal of Excellence in Tourism, Hospitality and Catering, 1(2): 34-60.
Ayikoru, M. and Park, H.Y. 2011. The Pedagogic Challenges of Using Film to Enhance Students Learning in UG Tourism Programme, Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, Middlesex University Dubai, 22-24 November.
Park, H.Y. 2011. Reflexive heritage: reconciliation of a shamed and unwanted past, Material Asia: Objects, Technologies and Rethinking Success, Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA), Jeonju, South Korea, 1-5 August.
Park, H.Y. 2011. Touring reflexive heritage: sustaining the tradition of the Hung Kings in contemporary Vietnam, Ancestor Worship in Contemporary Society, with case studies of Worship of the Hung Kings in Vietnam, Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism), Hanoi, Vietnam, 11-13 April.
Park, H.Y. 2010. Future for traditional festivals: glocalised cultural practices in global tourism development, Safeguarding and Promoting Traditional Festivals in Contemporary Vietnam: The Case of Giong Festival, Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism), Hanoi, Vietnam, 18- 20 April. Park,
H.Y. 2009. Re-imagining two Koreas as one nation: heritage tourism experiences of Changdeok Palace, South Korea, Sharing Cultures 2009 International Conference on Intangible Heritage, Green Lines Institute, Pico Island, Azores, Portugal, 1-3 June.
Park, H.Y. 2007. The Symbolic Role of Heritage Tourism as a Form of Resistance to Urban Cosmopolitanism, International Workshop on Branding cities, marketed identities and the politics of culture in cosmopolitan urban societies, Middlesex University, London, 13 November.
Park, H.Y. 2010. Future for traditional festivals, VICAS Science Bulletin, 28: 92-100.
Park, H.Y. and Stephenson, M.L. 2008. ‘It’s My Country and I Will Cry If I Want To’: The Sociological Study of Nationalism, National Identity and ‘the Nation’, MU Dubai- Research Series: Working Paper, No. 8.
Stephenson, M.L., Bianchi, R. and Park, H.Y. 2007. ‘Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Assessing the Ethnographic Nuances, Techniques and Practices of Tourism Research’, MU Dubai Research Series: Working Paper, No. 5, July 28.
Park, H.Y. and Stephenson, M.L. 2007. Inter-Subjective, Symbolic and Contextual Elements of ‘Heritage Tourism’ in Representing National Identity, Social Memory and National Sentiment, MU Dubai- Research Series: Working Paper, No. 4, 30 April.
July, 2008- Editorial board member, Journal of CERI Entertainment, Korean society of Entertainment Industries.
English and Korean
Heritage tourism; tourism and social sciences; museum tourism and strategic management initiatives; and sustainable alternatives in cultural and heritage tourism; contemporary issues in tourism; tourism development and destination branding
My main area of research is cultural heritage tourism, particularly its dialectic role in the reconstruction of national identity, social memory and nationhood. Other research interests include: qualitative (ethnographic) research methods in tourism studies; heritage interpretation and consumption; sustainable development in cultural and heritage tourism; the politics of cultural heritage tourism; the representation of places in tourism; and tourism and photography
Ayikoru, M. and Park, H.Y. 2010. The Pedagogic Challenges of Using Film to Enhance Students Learning in Undergraduate Tourism Programmes, Higher Education Academy Network for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism (Pedagogic Research and Development Fund 2010/11)
Park, H. Y. 2010/2009. Heritage tourism, social memories and identity communication, Sustainable Environmental Cluster, Middlesex University.