Dr Caroline Winter is a Lecturer at William Angliss Institute in Melbourne, Australia. Her main research interest concerns social memory and the commemorative practices of visitors at memorials for the Great War of 1914-1918. Most of Caroline’s research is conducted on the old Western Front battlefields, at military cemeteries, memorials, museums and visitor centres. She is also interested in the ethics of using animals in tourism, particularly thoroughbred horse racing. Her email is carolinewntr@gmail.com.

selected publications:

Winter, C. (2016). Celebrating peace and commemorating war in the city of Ieper. In Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage. (Eds.) K. Reeves, G. Bird, L. James, B. Stichelbaut, J. Bourgeois. London: Routledge. Pp. 77-94.

Winter, C. (2015). Ritual, remembrance and war: Social memory at Tyne Cot. Annals of Tourism Research 54:16-29.

Winter, C. (2014). Tourism to the battlefield memorials in Fromelles. Tourism Review International, 17(3),211-222.

Winter, C. (2012). Commemoration of the Great War on the Somme: Exploring Personal Connections. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 10(3), 248-263.

Winter, C. (2011). Cemeteries of the First World War: Insights from Visitor Books. Tourism Geographies, 13(3), 462-479.

Winter, C. (2011). Battlefield Visitor Motivations: Explorations in the Great War Town of Ieper, Belgium. International Journal of Tourism Research, 13(2), 164-176.

Winter, C. (2011). Battlefield Tourism and Australian National Identity: Gallipoli and the Western Front. In Tourism and National Identities: An International Perspective, E. F. Frew and L. White, eds., pp. 176-189. London: Routledge.

Winter, C. (2009). Tourism, Social Memory and the Great War. Annals of Tourism Research, 36, 607-626.