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Dineke Koerts

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20132022
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Research interests

Dineke Koerts joined NHTV after working for several tour operators specialising in tours to Asia. At NHTV she has taught and developed courses on the tourist experience, tour guiding, interpretation, storytelling and cross-cultural communication as well as on world history, geography and tourism history. She is involved in the International Research Forum on Guided Tours, a mobile platform for research on all dimensions of guided tours such as new technologies, mobility, creating experiences, interpretation of heritage.

Next to her work at NHTV, Dineke works as a curator and consultant for cultural exchange projects between Europe and China in the field of contemporary performing arts.

In her academic research, Dineke focuses on several aspects of Chinese tourism, on the impact of tourism on the city of Amsterdam, and on tour guiding and the interpretation of heritage.

  • PhD, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam
  • PhD thesis: Tourism in China: Representing the nation to English speaking tourists
  • MA in Asian History, University of Amsterdam

Subjects

China and Chinese tourism, Amsterdam and the current impact of tourism on the city, Tour guiding, Heritage interpretation, Storytelling, Tourism history

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Research Output 2013 2017

Amsterdam: interpreting the city in free walking tours

Koerts, M., 18 Mar 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

Amsterdam: Interpreting the city in free walking tours

Koerts, M., 18 Mar 2017, International Research Forum on Guided Tours 2017 Proceedings. Roskilde: University of Roskilde

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Amsterdam: the limits of urban tourism?

Koerts, M., 26 Mar 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

Chinese independent tourists : new opportunities for independent European guides?

Koerts, M., 7 Dec 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

International Research Forum on Guided Tours 2017 Proceedings

Koerts, M. (ed.) & Widtfeldt Meged, J., 2017, University of Roskilde.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

Activities 2011 2017

  • 11 Guest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)
  • 4 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 2 Organising an event

How to look at tourism today?

M Koerts (Speaker)
2011

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

How to look at tourism today?

M Koerts (Speaker)
2011

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

How to look at tourism today?

M Koerts (Speaker)
2011

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Interpreting heritage or the art of telling a good story

M Koerts (Speaker)
2015

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Guest lecture Chinese Millenial Tourists, Ni Hao Holland

M Koerts (Speaker)
23 Dec 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Press / Media

Projects 2018 2022