• 12 Citations
20052018
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Research interests

Ilja Simons is a a Lecturer at the Academy for Leisure at Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands. She is a PhD candidate at Tilburg University, conducting a study about events as a means for creating social cohesion in the network society. This qualitative study includes three cases in which online and offline interaction rituals are analysed. Ilja holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from Erasmus University Rotterdam, and her research interests include storytelling, rituals, events, and silent voices within the context of leisure and tourism.

Subjects

Qualitative research, rituals, events, storytelling, silent voices, communities

Research Output 2005 2018

Events and online interaction: the construction of hybrid event communities

Simons, IPP., 2018, In : Leisure Studies.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Events as re-creation of identities : the rituals of the Redhead Days

Simons, IPP., 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

“You will never dream alone”: an ethnographic study of the online and offline practices of the Elfia community

Simons, IPP., 27 Sep 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

De Readhead Days : een evenement dat is uitgegroeid tot een wereldwijde community

Simons, IPP., 2017, In : Uncover. 2017, 1, p. 10-11 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Noise in the city : analysing the dynamic relationship between actors and contexts of a dutch independent culture festival

Simons, IPP., 6 Jul 2017

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

Activities 2014 2017

  • 1 Publication peer-review
  • 1 Guest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

Evenementen als podium voor interactie

Simons, I. (Speaker)
2014

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

International Journal of Event and Festival Management (Journal)

Simons, I. (Editor)
1 Sep 20171 Dec 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Press / Media

Onderzoek naar roodharigendag

IPP Simons

30/08/14

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media