Senija Causevic

Dr Senija Causevic has just received her PhD at the University of Strathclyde, Department of Tourism and Hospitality in Glasgow, on the topic of Post-Conflict Tourism Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina: the Concept of Phoenix Tourism. Senija’s research interests and methodologies include the creation of the emancipatory knowledge through the critical theory research paradigms adopting it in exploring geopolitical, social, economy and cultural context under which tourism exist. This methodology is applied to the discourse of post-conflict tourism development, diaspora, backpacker tourists, the phenomenon and meaning of peripheral tourism regions, cultural tourism, “dark tourism” and tourism seasonality.

Tourism development and contested communities.

The issue of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Senija Causevic et Paul Lynch | 21.10.2008

Dark tourism is defined as “visitation to places where tragedies or historically noteworthy death has occurred and that continue to impact our lives” Tarlow, 2005:48). Inherently, dark tourism conceptualises the consequence of a long-term conflict. This paper addresses the area of dark tourism in this context, an area which has received relatively little attention by [...]