Photo of Jane Widtfeldt Meged
  • Universitetsvej 1, 02

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20072019
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Personal profile

Curriculum

2016          Associate Professor, Ph.D. Tourist Guide Diploma Programme. Department of People and Technology

2011-         Assistant Professor & Academic coordinator. The Tourist Guide Diploma Programme. Department of Environmental, Spatial and Social Change. Roskilde University  

2005-2010  Ph.D student & Coordinator at the Tourist Guide Diploma Programme.Department of Environmental, Spatial and Social Change Roskilde University

2002-2004 Lecturer & Coordinator at the Tourist Guide Diploma Programme. Department of Geography and International Development Studies. Roskilde University

1999-2001 Hotel Manager Hotel Christian IV,  Arp Hansen Hotel Group  

1994-1995 Conference Organiser. "Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Social Development.  Christiansborg Castle. Copenhagen.

1987-1992   Teacher at The Danish School for Tour Managers. 

1988-1991   Tourmanager. American groups on roundtrips in Scandinavia. USSR and Eastern Europe 

1986-1988   Destiantionmanager Northern Italy

1986-1988   Skiguide, Yugotours. Danish/ Swedish tourists in Kranjska Gora; Slovenia.

1983-2009  Authorised guide in Italian and English  

 

   

Education

2010. Ph.D in Social Science. Titel of dissertaion  “The Guided Tour – A Co-Produced Tourism Performance”

1999   M.Sc. in International Business Administration and Modern Languages. Copenhagen Business School. Titel of master thesis "Institutionalisation of Tourism as Regional Development Strategy - the Case of EU-supported Tourist Programmes at Lolland"

1990   1 year GCSE from Lyngby Business School

1989   Cour de Langue Francaise, Université de Savoie, Annecy, France

1986   Tourmanager. The Danish Tourmanger School 

1984   Authorised Guide in English and Italian. The Tourist Guide Association

1982   Italian laguage and litterature. Universitá per Stranieri, Perugia. Italy 

1979   GCSE in laguages and social sience. Efterslægtens Gymnasium.

 

 

Research and education information

Researchntercultural communication and cultural mediation in tourism.

 

Lecturer and tutor in connection with pilote projects at Tourist Guide Diploma Programme.

 

Education

Cultural mediation in practice in various spatial contexts. Lecturer and tutor on connection with final diploma project at The Tourist Guide Diploma Progamme.  

Lectures departing from my Ph.D project "The Guided Tour - An Intercultural Co-produced Tourism Experience"; To create experiences in interaction; Innovation and product development in guided tours; New technologies - a threat or opportunity in interpersonal experience production; The negiotiated City - between tourists and Copehageners

Tutoring projects at Geography. 

    

 

Research

The sociology of cultural- and experience production, sharing economy, sutstainability and post-secular tourism.  

Education/Academic qualification

Pasteur Program Executive, Project manager, Harvard Business School

1 Apr 201716 Jan 2018

Ph.D Sociology, Roskilde University

1 Jan 200512 Nov 2010

Business, Language and Culture, Cand. Merc. Int., Copenhagen Business School

1 Sep 199015 Nov 1999

Cours de Langue Francaise, Fransk B1, Université de Savoie

1 Dec 19881 Mar 1989

Autoriseret Turistfører, Turistfører, italiensk og engelsk, Danmarks Turistråd

1 Sep 198315 May 1984

Voksenpædagogisk grundkursus, Voksenunderviser, AOF Danmark

1 Jan 198831 Mar 1988

Lingua e cultura Italiana corso intermedio di secondo livello , Italiano livello B2

1 Jul 198221 Dec 1982

Keywords

  • Event, Tourism, Performance

Publication network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2008 2018

Disruptive network innovation in free guided tours

Meged, J. W. & Zillinger, M., 21 Sep 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 18, 3, p. 303-318 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Existential walking in invented Nordic pilgrimage

Meged, J. W. & Munar, A. M., 2018, (In preparation) In : Annals of Tourism Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Hostessing tourists as temporary locals

Meged, J. W. & Zillinger, M., 2018, (In preparation)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

The Camøno: A Communitarian Walking Trail in the Sharing Economy

Meged, J. W. & Gyimóthy, S., 29 Aug 2018, In : Tourism Planning & Development. 15, 5, p. 496-515 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Tour guiding research: insights, issues and implications

Meged, J. W., 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 18, Sup1, p. S103-S105 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewCommunication

Projects 2007 2019

INUT: Forskning og udvikling af bæredygtig bynær naturturisme

Meged, J. W., Holm, J., Haraszuk, S., Lasa-González, A. C. & Kragh Jakobsen, H.

01/01/201731/12/2019

Project: Research

BeltScience

Hens, M. F., Schulte, K., Sommer, F. M., Frederiksen, K., Jensen, H. T., Jespersen, P. H., Singla, R., Dybbroe, B., Haurum, S., Keil, D., Meged, J. W. & Storgaard, C.

01/03/201128/02/2013

Project: Research

Environmental Tourism - a Learning Experience

Meged, J. W., Holm, J., Højbjerg, I., Haraszuk, S., Nehmar, H., Kjær, P., Polano, G. & Hedensted, J.

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01/09/200701/09/2017

Project: Research

Activities 2009 2018

Annals of Tourism Research (Journal)

Jane Widtfeldt Meged (Editor)
7 Jun 201823 Jun 2018

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Tourism Researchers in Denmark - Annual Meeting

Jane Widtfeldt Meged (Participant)
28 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Den uddannede guide i et foranderligt arbejdsmarked

Jane Widtfeldt Meged (Speaker)
21 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

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TEFI Tourism Education Future Initiatives.

Jane Widtfeldt Meged (Participant), Jesper Holm (Participant), Susanne Maria Haraszuk (Participant), Henriette Kragh Jacobsen (Participant)
2 Jun 20186 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

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Tourism Network Development

Jane Widtfeldt Meged (Organizer), Szilvia Gyimóthy (Organizer), Niccolò Costa (Speaker), Helene Balslev (Speaker), Anna Maria Indrio (Speaker)
23 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

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Press / Media

Thailand lukker endnu flere øer

Jane Widtfeldt Meged

13/10/201814/10/2018

2 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Tourismfobia og overturisme - 4 Division P1 Danmarks Radio

Jane Widtfeldt Meged

10/08/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Bæredygtig Krydstogtsturisme - Kulturen på P1

Jane Widtfeldt Meged

03/08/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media