Emma Waterton is a DECRA Fellow at the University of Western Sydney's Institute for Culture and Society, Australia. Her research explores the interface between heritage, identity, memory and affect. She is author of Politics, Policy and the Discourses of Heritage in Britain (2010, Palgrave Macmillan) and The Semiotics of Heritage Tourism (with Steve Watson; 2014).
Steve Watson is Principal Lecturer at York St John University, UK, where he teaches cultural and heritage tourism. His research is concerned primarily with the representation and experience of heritage and he has a particular interest in Spanish travel writing. His most recent book is The Semiotics of Heritage Tourism (with Emma Waterton; 2014).