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  • Dr Jim Butcher

    Reader in Geography of Tourism, School of Social and Applied Sciences

    Canterbury Christ Church University

    Jim is the author or three books and numerous papers and articles on tourism and culture, most recently ‘Volunteer Tourism: The Lifestyle Politics of International Development’ (Routledge, 2015) with Pete Smith. He has written for THES, spiked and has appeared on TV and radio commenting on the tourism industry and its critics. Jim is a defender of mass tourism and a critic of the inflated claims made for eco-alternatives. He is a member of the American Association of Geographers and the Royal Geographical Society. In his spare time, Jim follows the mighty Derby County and occasionally blogs.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Kent 2019

DEBATE: Fake News

Championship: Kent 2019

DEBATE: Green belt (revised 2017)

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2015/16

DEBATE: HS2

Qualifying Round: East Kent 2015/16

DEBATE: Religious Freedom

Qualifying Round: Canterbury 2010/11

DEBATE: Scepticism and Science

Qualifying Round: Canterbury 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Folkestone & Dover 2009/10

DEBATE: BNP

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Berlin Championship at University of Applied Sciences Europe



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