All over the world experts, residents, and cities have been advocating alternatives to the devastating impacts of overtourism on local territories, societies, economies and global climate. 

The ‘Re-Thinking Tourism for a Planet in Crisis’ symposium opens up a cross-disciplinary discourse on the possible futures of responsible tourism. 

As COVID-19 pandemic radically hits global tourism and the immediate environmental benefits become evident it is our unique opportunity to demand immediate response and fundamental redefinition of tourism worldwide. 


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Re-Thinking Tourism

for a Planet in Crisis

Jakob Travnik

University Assistant, Ph.D candidate on nanotourism at Institute of Architecture and Design, Architectural Typology and Design, TU Vienna, Austria


Welcome To My Home:

Urban-Rural Relations


John Thackara

Writer, advisor and bioregional designer,

based in France

One Way Ticket to

Infinity and Back


Phineas Harper 

Director of Open City, London, UK and Chief curator of 2019 Oslo Architecture Triennale

Implementing Nanotourism

by On-Site Education

Aljosa Dekleva 

Programme Head of AA nanotourism Visiting School, London, UK and co-founder of Dekleva Gregoric architects, Ljubljana, Slovenia

MADE IN – alternative

production systems



Creative collective, pursuing projects in visual communications, design research, curatorial design concepts, product and service design, based in Zagreb, Croatia



Cheap Holidays in Other People's Misery


Timothy Morton

Philosopher and writer, Professor and Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English, Rice Univeristy, Texas, USA

No Culture

without Hospitality 

Maria Finders 

Artistic director of Luma Days and Artistic co-director of Atelier Luma, Arles, France

The Moral Economy

of Tourism


Dean MacCannell

Writer, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Environmental Design and Landscape Architecture at UC Davis, California, USA

Towards New Realities

Tina Gregoric 

Professor and Department Chair at Institute of Architecture and Design, TU Vienna, Austria and co-founder of Dekleva Gregoric architects, Ljubljana, Slovenia


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