Stephen Shaw

Stephen Shaw

Title: SEI Associate

Role: Affiliated with SEI York

Expertise: management and marketing of transport, travel and tourism destinations.

Centre: SEI Associates

    Stephen Shaw is an SEI Associate at SEI York.

    Stephen is a Reader in Buisness and Management at the Centre for Research in Creative Industries at London Metropliatn University. His expertise includes the management and marketing of transport, travel and tourism destinations.

    He has published a wide range of papers, which in recent years have focused on sustainable transport and urban regeneration, especially initiatives in disadvantaged areas that capitalise on the social, economic and environmental benefits of cultural tourism for local residents and small businesses. He was principal and co-investigator for three major UK Research Council funded consortia under the Sustainable Urban Environments Programme (SUE Transport and Urban Design) 2003-10.

    Since 2011, he has been principal investigator for an EU RDF funded initiative (Interreg lVB) on the adaptation of city-regions to zero emission vehicles. Under the auspices of the British Association of Canadian Studies, he chaired the Canada-UK Cities Group 2008-11, and the Cultural Tourism Committee of ICOMOS UK (UNESCO World Heritage) 2011-13. 


    BA (Hons) Tourism amd Travel Management 


    • Shaw, S. (2013) ‘Ethnic Quarters: Exotic Islands or Hotbeds of Trans-national Innovation’, pp. 339-345, in M. Smith and G. Richards (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism, London and New York: Routledge.
    • Ferdinand N. and S. Shaw (2012) ‘Events in our changing world’, pp. 5-22, in N. Ferdinand and P. Kitchin (eds.) Events Management: an International Approach, London: Sage Publications. 
    • Shaw, S. (2012) ‘Faces, Spaces, and Places: Social and cultural impacts of street festivals in cosmopolitan cities’, pp. 401-415, in S. Page and J. Connell (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Events, Routledge: London and New York.
    • Shaw, S. and Bagwell S. (2012 in press) ‘Ethnic Minority Restaurateurs and the Regeneration of “Banglatown” in London's East End’, pp. 34-51, in V. Aytar and J. Rath (eds.) Selling Ethnic Neighborhoods: The Rise of Neighborhoods as Places of Leisure and Consumption, New York: Routledge.
    • Shaw, S. (2011) ‘Marketing Ethnoscapes as Spaces of Consumption: Banglatown - London's Curry Capital’, Journal of Town and City Management, Volume 1, number 4, March-May, pp. 381-395.
    • Shaw, S. (2009) ‘Mapping the inconspicuous consumption practices of disadvantaged groups: The implications for urban design’, Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, 26-28th August, Manchester.
    • Shaw, S. (2008) ‘Hosting a Sustainable Visitor Economy: Messages from London's Banglatown’, Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, Volume 1, Number 3, December/January, pp. 275-285.