Dr Henrik Linden
Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Events
Tourism, Hospitality and Entertainment Management
Department of Tourism, Hospitality & Events Management , Royal Docks School of Business and Law
Henrik is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism, Events and Cultural Industries Management.
He holds a PhD from King's College London and specialises in cultural tourism, destination branding, marketing, consumerism, fan cultures and arts management.
Areas Of Interest
Representations of cultures and ideas; City and destination branding, with a particular focus on cultural aspects and strategies; Consumer culture and cities as places of consumption; Consumer collecting practices; Cultural tourism; Arts management; Fans and fan cultures (particularly in relation to popular culture, social media and the experience economy); Cultural events; Contemporary visual art and global art markets; Art criticism.
Henrik is a PhD supervisor and would like to hear from PhD candidates with an interest in any of the above areas, and in events and tourism management more broadly.
- Culture, Heritage and the Tourist Landscape
- Research Project
- Destination Marketing
- Service and Experience Marketing
- Communication Management in Hospitality, Events and Tourism
Henrik contributes expert views (particularly on fans and fandoms, popular culture, place branding, consumerism and culture) in various media contexts.
Here are some examples:
TRT World (2019), Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Pop culture meets politics [television interview with Dr Henrik Linden], Showcase, TRT World, 21 May.
Linden, H. and Linden, S. (2019) Eurovision: UK quitting the song contest would only be bad for brand Britain, The Conversation, 24 May.
Jones, A. (2017) Why Being Twee Makes so Much Business Sense for Music YouTubers [expert views given by Dr Henrik Linden], Noisey/Vice, 21 February.
Linden, H. and Linden, S. (2016) Switched-on city: how London learned to love Christmas lights, The Conversation, 21 December.