Dr Bernadette Quinn

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Senior Lecturer

Email: Bernadette.Quinn@TUDublin.ie

Tel: +353 (0)1-220 5798

Dr Bernadette Quinn is a Human Geographer and Senior Lecturer in the College of Arts & Tourism, Technological University Dublin, Ireland. She has written extensively about arts festivals and cultural events, being interested in the roles that they play in transforming space, reproducing place and shaping identities. Her work is widely published in international tourism, urban studies and geography journals and edited collections. Bernadette has held External Examining roles at a number of third level institutions in Ireland, UK, Norway, India, Spain and Australia.  She sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events and the Journal of Heritage Tourism. Currently, Bernadette is the Irish Principal Investigator on the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) funded research project on Festivals, Events and Inclusive Public Spaces (Festspace) (2019-2022) and the AHSS PI on the Irish Research Council funded project on Festivals, Audiences and the Digital Experience (FADE) (2021 – 2023).


Research interests and projects:

  • Festivals, space & socio-cultural inclusion
  • Festivals and place-making
  • Festivals and digital engagement
  • Tourism, events & social sustainability
  • Cultural / Heritage activities & rural places
  • Tourism mobilities
  • Virtual tourism imaginaries



View Bernadette's publications on Arrow and Orchid.


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