H-Travel is a network for the academic discussion of the history of travel, transport, and tourism. It welcomes professionals in the field of history and also those in other fields, as well as non-professionals, interested in its subject. The focus is on the history of travel, transport, and tourism from the earliest beginnings through the present and future, throughout the world and beyond. The languages of communication for the list are English, French, German, and Spanish.

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MSc in Sustainable Urban Development - Application deadline 15 July 2016

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 University of Oxford

MSc in Sustainable Urban Development

Part-time from October 2016

Application deadline 15 July 2016.

Places are still available for the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development for October 2016 entry.

New publication - Slumming It: The Tourist Valorization of Urban Poverty

New Publication - Slumming It: The Tourist Valorization of Urban Poverty
Fabian Frenzel

Published 15 June 2016

• Examines the growing phenomenon of ‘slum tourism’ and considers its limitations and potential in tackling inequality throughout the global south
• Argues that slum tourism doesn’t have to be exploitative - it can draw attention to global justice issues and encourage networks of solidarity and care

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