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

Call for Panelist

Expressions of interest are sought for a panelist to join a session on trans-Pacific networks and mobility proposed for the American Historical Association annual meeting in January 2016. Two panelists have already been secured: one will discuss Australian women’s encounters with US gender relations in the period 1920s-50s, while the second will focus upon representations of women’s travel and mobility across the Pacific in two Australian magazines published in the 1920s and 1930s.

Call For Papers: Northeastern History Graduate Student Association Conference, March 2015


“Ghosts of History: Location, Relocation, and Dislocation in World History”

The Northeastern History Graduate Student Association invites proposal submissions for its 7th annual graduate student conference to be held on March 21-22, 2015 at Northeastern University, Boston MA.  The extended deadline for the conference is January 19, 2015.