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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Franklina C. Gray: The Grand Tour

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to bring to your attention the publication later this month of a new book, Franklina C. Gray: The Grand Tour by the Camron-Stanford House – Oakland’s Victorian House Museum. It is the account of a young and privileged American woman traveling through Europe and the Middle East in the late 19th century and could be useful as a text for a course on the history of tourism and also gender relations regarding travel. I was privileged to write the introduction from which the following paragraph is taken:

CFP: Session at IX AISU: Reading the city's histories (Bologna, 11-14 Sep 19) extension of deadline to 10 February 2019

The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to  February 10th  for sessions at the conference  “The Global City:  Urban Condition as a Pervasive Phenomenon” organized by the A.I.S.U.

CFP: GSA Seminar: Tourism and the Future of Holocaust Memory in Germany and Austria DUE 1/26/19

From: H-German

CFP: GSA Seminar: Tourism and the Future of Holocaust Memory in Germany and Austria DUE 1/26/19

Discussion published by Daniel Reynolds on Monday, January 21, 2019
Tourism and the Future of Holocaust Memory in Germany and Austria

German Studies Association conference, October 3-6, 2019, Portland OR.Due Date: 1/26/19

Conveners: Daniel Reynolds, Grinnell College, reynolds@grinnell.edu; Doreen Pastor, University of Bristol, dp12358@bristol.ac.uk

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