Events as platforms, networks, and communities

Greg Richards*, David Jarman

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This introduction to the special issue on events as platforms, networks, and communities reviews recent research on these subjects. It outlines the previous work of the ATLAS Events Group in developing a “network approach to events,” as well as conceptualizing the differences between event networks and platforms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-7
JournalEvent Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Event networks
  • Event platforms
  • Field configuring events
  • Network society

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