Dr. Konrad Gunesch

Associate Professor, College of Media and Mass Communication

Area of Research interest

  1. International and Global Education
  2. Language Learning and Linguistics
  3. Cultural Studies and Individual Identity
  4. Cosmopolitanism and World Citizenship
  5. Media of Film and Gender Representation
  6. Sustainable and Ecological Global Tourism
  7. Environmental Protection and Climate Change
  8. Comparative Literature in Linguistic Application

Projects & Grants

  1. 2018: “Crossing Borders: Gender and Culture”, edited book under review.
  2. 2018: “Romantic Poets and the Timeless Passion for Linguistic and Cultural Learning Through the Lens of Multilingualism, Cosmopolitanism, and International Mindedness”, chapter under review.
  3. 2018: “Forms of Cultural Representation and Power of Females in Adventure and Action Films: Language Learning, Cultural Competence, Worldly Wisdom and Spiritual Sensitivity in Comparative Gender Perspective”, chapter under review.
  4. 2018: “Contemporary Cosmopolitan Cultural Identity as Timeless Form of Transnational World Citizenship, related to Individual Multilingual Mastery, and reflected in International Movies’ Female Heroines”, conference article under review.
  5. 2018: “Slow Travel and Tourism infused by the Triple Bottom Line for Global Sustainability: Leading Fast Tourism in Climate Change Consideration, Environmental Care, and Natural Resource Protection”, conference article under review.
  6. 2018: “Socially Innovating International Education by Transnationalizing Global Standards of Excellence with the Cultural Identity Form of Cosmopolitanism for Dubai’s Commitments and Challenges as a Smart City”, conference article under review.
  7. 2018: “Romanticism’s Engagement with Foreign Languages and Culture-Specific Poetry and Prose: Revealing and Comparing Selected Aspects of Byron’s and Goethe’s Life and Work from Literary, Multilingual, Cosmopolitan, Educational and Empirical Perspectives”, conference article under review.
  8. 2018: “The Relationship between Language Learning and European Identity from a Global Perspective: Languages as Keys and Cultures as Treasures Between the Continent and the World”, conference article in press.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  1. “The Natural Resource Curse: A Socioeconomic and Sociopolitical Analysis of Causes and Symptoms Combined with Macroeconomic Solution Suggestions for International Development Policy and Practice”, Review of Socio-Economic Perspectives 2018, 3/1: 2018 73-95.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.19275/rsep044
  2. “Slowness Saving the Day of Worldwide Travel and Tourism? Environmental and Sustainability Aspirations of Airline and Business Voyagers, Shared by International and Student Travelers as well as Religious Tourists”, Marketing and Branding Research 2017, 4/4: 292-302. DOI: https://doi.org/10.19237/mbr.2017.04.01
  3. The Ecological and Social Power of Slow Tourism for Sensitive Yet Profitable Environmental Sustainability: International Insights for Airline and Business Travel from Intercultural Student and Spiritual Stakeholders”, Review of Socio-Economic Perspectives, vol. 2/1, 2017, pp. 125-138. DOI: https://doi.org/10.19275/rsep012
  4. “Sustainably Caring for People, Planet and Profit by Encouraging Ethical Social, Ecological and Economic Responsibilities: The International Travel and Tourism Industry’s Triple Bottom Line in Theory and Practice”, Review of Socio-Economic Perspectives, vol. 1/2, 2016, pp. 21-34. http://reviewsep.com/my_documents/my_files/CB7_sustainably_caring_for_people.pdf
  5. Review of the book “International Mindedness: Global Perspectives for Learners and Educators”, Lesley P. Stagg (Ed.), Rochester: Urbane Publications, 2013, in Journal of Research in International Education, vol. 13/3, 2014, pp. 250-252. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1475240914553389
  6. “Intercultural Understanding via Local and Global Educational Citizenship: A Contribution to International Education via a Lived-in Substantiation of Multilingualism and Cosmopolitanism”, Journal of Research in International Education, vol. 12/2, 2013, pp. 173-189. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1475240913498658

Books/Book Chapters:

  1. “Foreign Language Learning in Transnational Higher Education: Cosmopolitan Multilingual Students as Citizens of the World”, in Mariateresa Gammone, Mehmet Ali Icbay and Hasan Arslan, (Eds.), Recent Developments in Education, Bialystok: BWN (Białostockie Wydawnictwo Naukowe / Bialystok Scientific Publishing), 2017, pp. 59-67. http://iassr2.org/rs/005.pdf
  2. “Squaring the Triangle of Economic, Ecological and Social Sustainability: Worldwide Tourism Substantiating its Care for Planetary Concerns with the Triple Bottom Line, and with the Discovery of Slowness”, in Demetri Kantarelis (Ed.), Global Business and Economics Anthology, Worcester/ Massachusetts: Global Business and Economics Society International, 2017, pp. 1-12. http://besiweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Contents.pdf
  3. “International Tourism”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 2, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi, Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 668-671. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n246
  4. “International Relations and Tourism”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 2, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 655-660. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n243
  5. “International Student Travel”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 2, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 661-668. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n245
  6. “Travel and Tourism’s Most Pressing Issues in the 21st Century”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 4, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 1307-1313. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n473
  7. “The European Union and Travel Implications”, in Linda L. (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 2, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 451-456. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n171
  8. “Film and Media-Induced Tourism”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 2, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 479-482. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n182
  9. “Tourism Infrastructure and Superstructure”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 2, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 647-650. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n239
  10. “Tourism Research”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 4, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 1262-1268. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n461
  11. “The Tourism System”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 4, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 1284-1288. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n465
  12. “The Psychology of Travel”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 3, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 976-982. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n364
  13. “Tourist Attractions”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 4, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 1288-1293. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n466
  14. “The Demonstration Effect”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 1, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 359-362. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n466
  15. “Religion and Tourism”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 3, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 1012-1017. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n374
  16. “Slow Travel”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 3, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 1118-1121. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n411
  17. “Business Tourism”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 1, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 198-201. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n80
  18. “Corporate Travel”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 1, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 301-303. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n117
  19. “Casino Tourism in Asia and the Pacific”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 1, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 244-247. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n96
  20. “Water Park Tourism”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 4, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 1425-1427. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n513
  21. “Bus Travel in the Middle East”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 1, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 192-195. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n78
  22. “Dubai, United Arab Emirates”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 1, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 378-380. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n146
  23. “Hong Kong, China”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 2, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 612-614. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n226
  24. “Airline Travel”, in Linda L. Lowry (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism, Volume 1, London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2017, pp. 40-45. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483368924.n16
  25. “Cosmopolitanism and Cosmopolitan Cultural Identity as a Model to Enrich International Education”, in Mary Hayden, Jack Levy and Jeff Thompson (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Research in International Education, 2nd ed., London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015, pp. 59-72. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473943506.n4

Conference Preceedings:

  1. “Romanticism’s Engagement with Foreign Languages and Culture-Specific Poetry and Prose: Revealing and Comparing Selected Aspects of Byron’s and Goethe’s Life and Work from Literary, Multilingual, Cosmopolitan, Educational and Empirical Perspectives”, ed. Irma Ratiani, Contemporary Issues of Literary Criticism XI, Romanticism in Literature: On the Cross-Road of Époques and Cultures, Proceedings of the International Symposium, Part I, TSU (Tbilisi State University) and GCLA (Georgian Comparative Literature Association) Press, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2018, 492-508. ISBN: 978-9941-13-662-7. http://www.litinstituti.ge/xi%20%20simp-masal-I.pdf
  2. “Socio-Economic, Cultural and Ecological Implications of Gaming and Tourism in Asia: The Pacific Region between Tradition and Modernity Regarding Comprehensively Entertaining, Family-Oriented and Culturally Preserving Heritage Travel”, ed. M. Veysel Kaya, RSEP International Conferences on Social Issues and Economic Studies, Conference Book 5th Multidisciplinary Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 November 2017, Ankara: Yargı Yayınevi, 2017, 1-12. ISBN: 978-6053077886. DOI: https://doi.org/10.19275/rsepconferences103
  3. “Film and Tourism: Attracting Travelers with Moving Images, traveling to Destinations Experienced on the Screen, Types of Media and Travelers, and the Web of their Mutual Relationships and Effects”, in M. Veysel Kaya (Ed.), RSEP International Conferences on Social Issues and Economic Studies, 4th Multidisciplinary Conference Prague, Prague College, Czech Republic, 29-30 June 2017, Ankara: Yargı Yayınevi, 2017, pp. 1-8. ISBN: 978-605-307-685-8http://rsepconferences.com/my_documents/my_files/7AB_1_Konrad_Gunesch.pdf
  4. Tourism for Peace and Development: Creating Global Tourism Company Value through Local Sustainability, and Finding Inspiration in Slow Tourism”, in Ungul Laptaned and Gilbert Nartea (Eds.), Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on Management, Business and Economics & The 5th International Conference on Tourism, Transport and Logistics 2017, ‘Exceeding the Vision: Innovation, Integration, and Motivation’, 9-11 March 2017, Royal Plaza Montreux, Switzerland, Bangkok: Sripatum University Press, 2017, pp. viii, xiii and 195-207. ISBN: 978-974-655-460-2.
  5. Slow Tourism’s Sustainability Supported by Environmental and Social Considerations of Airline and Business Travel, and Inspired by Stakeholders of International, Student and Religious Tourism”, in Ungul Laptaned and Gilbert Nartea (Eds.), Proceedings of The 5th International Conference on Production and Supply Chain Management, ‘Sustainability in Business and Economics, 10-12 November 2016, Golden Tulip Hotel Flamenco Cairo, Egypt, Bangkok: Thailand Management Association, 2016, pp. vi, xi-xii and 163-171. ISBN: 978-974-655-458-9.
  6. Worldwide Tourism’s Economic, Ecological and Social Sustainability as a Core Concern and Responsibility in the New Millennium: An Evaluation of the Triple Bottom Line Approach”, in Paitoon Chetthamrongchai and Gilbert Nartea (Eds.), Proceedings of The 7th International Conference on Business and Economics, ‘The Possible Positive Aspects of Economic Crises’, 26-28 July 2016, Spitsbergen Hotel, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, Bangkok: Kasetsart University Press, 2016, pp. viii, xiii and 281-288. ISBN: 978-616-278-322-7.
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