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Podcast: The under-explored relationship between local government and dark tourism


Skull in a darkness. Photo by Mathew MacQuarrie on Unsplash

In this Global Local Podcast episode, your host, Freya Millard, chats with Dr. Beth Heidelberg from Minnesota State University, Mankato, to discuss her very niche specialism exploring local government’s relationship with the dark tourism industry.

She provides insightful case study analysis from her own field research of US dark tourism hotspots like Salem, Clear Lake, Holcombe and Amityville – and a great story about how she made the initial connection between this complicated relationship while on her honeymoon. Get a taste below:


Check out our Global Local: Dark Tourism with a range of additional resources.

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