East-West Center

International Graduate Student Conference University of Hawaii


February 2010

“Tourism Geography in Lijiang, China: Touristification and Socio-Spatial Transformation of a World Heritage Site”

Conference Program

Moderator: Ricardo D. Trimillos, Professor and Chair of Asian Studies

EWC Conference

“Graduate student Scott Drinkall presented
‘Tourism Geography in Lijiang, China:
Touristification and Socio-Spatial
Transformation of a World Heritage Site’ at
The 9th Annual International Graduate
Student Conference at the University of
Hawaii, Manoa. Scott analyzed how spatial
connections through tourist consumption of
shopping, photography, music, and dance have
molded Lijiang’s heritage landscapes into
iconic images that now serve as reference
points for potential consumers.”

-University of Miami Geo-jottings and perspectives_2010