Academic publications

Journal articles and book chapters

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Tallberg, Linda (forthcoming). Animals as tourism stakeholders: Huskies, reindeer and horses working in Lapland. In: Carol Kline and Jillian M. Rickly (Eds.), From beasts of burden to K9 security: The working animals of the tourism industry. De Gruyter Publishers.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos. and Hancock, Philip (forthcoming). Working Animals, Ethics and Critical Theory. In Thomas, Nathalie (Ed) Animals and Business Ethics. Springer: Berlin.

Haanpää, Minni and García-Rosell, José-Carlos (2020). Understanding performativity and embodied tourism experiences in animal-based tourism in the Arctic. In Dixit, Saurabh Kumar (Ed) Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing. Routledge: London.

Fesenko, Ivan and García-Rosell, José-Carlos (2019). An acoustic perspective on nature-based tourism experience: The soundscape of dog sledding, Lapland. Matkailututkimus [Finnish Journal of Tourism Research], 15(1), 88-92.

Haanpää, Minni, Salmela, Tarja, García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Äijälä, Mikko (online first, 2019). The disruptive ‘other’? Exploring human-animal relations in tourism through videography. Tourism Geographies.

Äijälä, Mikko, García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Haanpää, Minni (2017). Kirjallisuuskatsaus: Eläimet osana matkailutoimintaa [Literature review: Animals as part of tourism]. Matkailututkimus [Finnish Journal of Tourism Research].

Conference presentations

Cleland Silva, Tricia, Tallberg,  Linda, García-Rosell, Jose-Carlos and Hamilton, Lindsay (2020, July). Why are female reindeers excluded from the Christmas Story? Gendered practices at work. Paper presented at 36th EGOS Colloquium “Organizing for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance, Online, Hamburg.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos, Haanpää, Minni and Saraniemi Saila (2020, June). Exploring place-based knowledge in cross-sectoral partnerships in tourism: Negotiating responsibility in a global auditing process. Paper presented at the CSSI 2020 “Putting Partnerships in their Place: Exploring the relationships between Practices, Policy and Place in Cross-Sector Organising.”, Online, Ireland.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Tallberg, Linda (2020, March). Animal tourism workers as stakeholders. Paper presented at the Responsible Business Research Seminar 2020, Tampere, Finland.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Philip Hancock (2019, June). The dialectics of reindeer play – The display and disposability of human and non-human animals in a Finnish winter wonderland. Paper presented at 11th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Milton Keynes, UK.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Minni Haanpää (2019, April). Understanding of performativity and embodied tourism experiences in animal-based tourism. Paper presented at the Seminar for Human-Animal Studies, Helsinki, Finland.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Philip Hancock (2019, April). Reindeer labour, ethics and critical theory. Paper presented at the Seminar for Human-Animal Studies, Helsinki, Finland.

Äijälä, Mikko (2019, April). Vuorovaikutusta ja tietämistä rekikoirien kanssa [interacting and knowing with sled dogs]. Paper presented at the Seminar for Human-Animal Studies, Helsinki, Finland.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos, Minni Haanpää and Dominika Klos (2018, September). Human-animal encounters in Nordic tourism: A study of user-generated content in social media. Paper presented at the Nordic Symposium of Tourism and Hospitality Research, Alta, Norway.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos (2018, September). Animal welfare in tourism: the case of sled dogs in Lapland, Finland. Keynote given at the International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association Conference, Valencia, Spain.

Jylkäs, Titta, Äijälä, Mikko, Vuorikari, Tytti and Rajab, Vésaal (2018, August). AI assistants as non-human actors in service design. Paper presented at 21st DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, London, UK.

Äijälä, Mikko, Jylkäs, Titta, Vuorikari, Tytti and Rajab, Vésaal (2018, August). Interacting with non-human actors in services through digital media. Paper presented at (Un)common Worlds Conference, Turku, Finland.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Äijälä, Mikko (2018, June). Human-animal encounters in Arctic tourism. Keynote given at Polar Libraries Colloquy, Rovaniemi, Finland.

Salmela, Tarja, Äijälä, Mikko and García-Rosell, José-Carlos (2017, September). Insights into the certification of animal welfare in tourism. Paper presented at the international Conference – The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations, Bournemouth, UK.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Hancock, Philip (2017, September). Christmas tourism and the cultivation and symbolism of Lapland’s reindeer. Paper presented at the international Conference – The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations, Bournemouth, UK.

Äijälä, Mikko (2017, September). Animal agency in tourism: Sled dogs in Finnish Lapland. Paper presented at the international Conference – The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations, Bournemouth, UK.

Salmela, Tarja, Haanpää, Minni, García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Äijälä, Mikko (2017, June). The human-animal relations in academic fieldwork: Conducting videography with/as animals. Paper presented at The 2nd Peaceful Coexistence Colloquium: Reimagining Ethics and Politics of Space for the Anthropocene, Pyhä, Finland.

Äijälä, Mikko, García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Hakkarainen, Maria (2017, April).  Eläinten arvo matkailussa [The value of animals in tourism]. Paper presented at Eläintutkimuspäivät – arvokas eläin [Societal Animal Studies Conference – Valuable Animal], Helsinki, Finland.

Garcia-Rosell, José-Carlos and Äijälä, Mikko (2017, March). Tourists’ attitudes towards the use of animals in tourism: Insights from Finnish Lapland.  XI Finnish Tourism and Leisure Research Symposium, Oulu, Finland.

García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Philip Hancock (2016, July). You Can’t Eat Rudolph! Lapland’s Reindeer – Between Carnal Cultivation and Magical Symbolism. Paper presented at Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (SCOS), Uppsala, Sweden.

Doctoral thesis

Äijälä, Mikko (forthcoming). Non-human Agency in Interaction: Study of Human-Dog Relations in Tourism. Lapland University Press, Rovaniemi.

Master thesis

Sinitcyn, Mikhail (forthcoming). Insights into ethical values of tourism employees working with animals. Lapland University Press, Rovaniemi.

Stefanov, Martin (2020). A Critical Perspective on the Notion of Zoos. A Content Analysis of the Book ‘Zoos and Animal Rights: The Ethics of Keeping Animals. Lapland University Press.

Andreeva, Nadezhda (2020). Ethical and visual rhetoric of reindeer meanings represented in the Finnish Lapland brand through the art of travel posters. Lapland University Press, Rovaniemi.

Alekova, Gergana (2019). A vegan perspective on animal-based tourism services: Thematic analysis of blogs. Lapland University Press, Rovaniemi.

Fesenko, Ivan (2019). Sensory dimension of tourist experiencescape: Role of sounds in winter husky dog-sledding experiences in Finnish Lapland. Lapland University Press, Rovaniemi.

Kumpuniemi, Tiina (2017). Meaning production through animal pictures in marketing communication: A semiotic image-analysis of Ranua Wildlife Park’s website. Lapland University Press, Rovaniemi. (in Finnish)

Bachelor thesis

Hirvonen, Elina (2019). Eläinohjelmapalveluiden työntekijöiden työmotivaatiota [The working motivation of animal-tourism service workers]. Lapland University Press.