What should 2018 be the International Year of?

Roofdog Kudos to @drspacejunk for prompting the question: What should 2018 be the International Year of? = ¿Cuál debería ser 2018 el Año Internacional de? #roofdog Translations: (Google Translate and double checking) Maori: He aha te 2018 hei Tau International? French: En quoi 2018 devrait-elle être l’Année internationale? German: Was sollte 2018 das Internationale Jahr …

Gorilla Channel

Buzzwords Trending on Twitter tonight – Gorilla Channel @pixelatedboat has created a parody excerpt of the new Fire and Fury book about Donald Trump’s first year in office. Source: On his first night in the White House, President Trump complained that the TV in his bedroom was broken, because it didn’t have ‘the gorilla channel. …

NAIDOC Week 2018

Poster The NAIDOC Committee have announced the theme for #NAIDOC2018: ‘Because of her, we can!’ NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2018 dates: July 8-15. Hashtag: #NAIDOC2018 Details: http://www.indigenous.gov.au/news-and-media/announcements/naidoc-2018-because-her-we-can http://www.naidoc.org.au Facebook Statement by National NAIDOC Co-Chairs Dr Anne Martin & Mr Ben Mitchell NAIDOC …

Introducing Internet Universality Indicators

Buzzwords News from UNESCO Help UNESCO finalize the draft Internet Universality Indicators Stakeholders are invited to review the first draft indicators document and respond to the three questions below by March 15, 2018. Submissions should be sent via email an online submission platform to be available in late December. Consultation questions: Are there any additional themes, questions or indicators which you believe …

Planeta.com’s Spotlight Award

2017 was the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading the way. We are seeking examples …

Transforming Travel (book preview)

Photo: INAH Fountain, Mexico City Looking forward to the 2018 publication of Transforming Travel: Realising the Potential of Sustainable Tourism by Jeremy Smith. Transforming Travel: Realising the Potential of Sustainable Tourism (CABI Concise) Table of Contents 1: Foreword 2: Introduction 3: The Transformative Hotel 4: Transforming Tours and Experiences 5: Transforming Places 6: Transforming Transport …

Crossing Borders and Building Bridges #ILASSA38

Call for papers for the 2018 ILASSA 38 Conference which will take place March 1-3, 2018 at the University of Texas at Austin. Hashtag: #ILASSA38 Ilassa: Given the current sociopolitical climate across the globe and particularly in Latin America it becomes necessary forge new connections and solidarities between different cultures, knowledges and life projects. The …