Lecture #16 – Dr. Warwick Frost

Lecture #16: Divergent Evolution of the National Parks Concept: The Case of the Australian Anomaly
February 5, 5:00-6:00pm Vancouver time (February 6, 9:00-10:00am, Beijing Time | February 6, 12:00-1:00pm, Australia Time)
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Warwick Frost

Dr. Warwick Frost is Professor of Tourism, Heritage and the Media in the School of Business, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Originally a researcher in environmental history, his work has extended to encompass national parks, ecotourism, zoos, and cultural heritage tourism. His books include National Parks and Tourism: International Perspectives on Development, Histories, and Change (co-edited with C. Michael Hall, Routledge, 2009), Zoos and Tourism: Conservation, Education, Entertainment? (Channel View, 2011), Imagining the American West through Films and Travel (co-written with Jennifer Laing, Routledge, 2015) and An Environmental History of Australian Rainforests until 1939: Fire, Rain, Settlers and Conservation (Routledge, 2021). He is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Heritage Tourism.