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.

Recent Content

Representing Historically Important Acts of Mobility

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Transfers has been published by Berghahn Journals.The 25th of March of this year marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s fifty-four-mile march from Selma, Alabama, to the state capital of Montgomery, a march to protest the lack of voting rights for African Americans. Selma serves as a starting point for this issue of Transfers, which thinks about the different modes of representing historically important acts of mobility.

Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage Conference

With apologies for cross-posting

International Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage

March 31 - April 4, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan

Ironbridge International Institute of Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham and National Taiwan University

Women Writing Travel, 1890-1939

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Journeys - The International Journal of Travel & Travel Writing has been published by Berghahn Journals. The articles presented in this special issue showcase the most up-to-date scholarship on women writing travel in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and demonstrate that thinking about women's travel narratives needs to be approached historically through a range of intersecting theoretical models.

Conference announcement: PhotoPaysage / LandscapeRepresentation

From: Helen Horowitz

Conference announcement:

The University of New Mexico and the Ecole nationale supérieure du paysage de Versailles are collaborating in a conference that features a French / American dialogue about the role of photography in changing conceptions of landscape.

PhotoPaysage / LandscapeRepresentation

 

Albuquerque, NM, USA, October 15-17, 2015

 

For information, go to: http://unmphotolandscape.com

 

Many thanks,

Helen Horowitz

H-Travel member

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