15th Biennial Australia and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies Conference 2021: Proudly hosted by Southern Cross University
When : Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 December 2021
Where : Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
The ANZALS 2021 conference theme is “Gazing into the future of leisure: Possibilities and future directions”. This theme encourages scholars to consider questions around how leisure can contribute to pressing societal issues looking forward into the future. Possible sub- themes of the conference may include:
- Will/how will leisure be re-shaped by late-modern gender egalitarianism movements such as #metoo?
- how can leisure be leveraged to address pressing public policy issues such as increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases, mental health issues, and climate change?
- leisure within diverse families
- the future of tertiary leisure educational programs
- impacts of digital disruption on leisure and co-creation of leisure experience with digital platforms
- evolutions in research methods for leisure studies