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Recent Content

CfP: JTH Special Issue: On the Rail for China

The China Center of the Technische Universität Berlin (www.china.tu-berlin.de) carried out a workshop on “Trends, Concepts and Challenges of China’s Innovative Railway Transport” in November 2017. Following up from this workshop, we now invite its contributors and any other interested scholars to submit articles to be published in a 2019 special issue of The Journal of Transport History.

Ancient and Modern Knowledges Colloquium 22-23 June, Sheffield - Annoucnement of Provisional Programme


We are very pleased to announce the provisional programme for the Ancient and Modern Knowledges Colloquium, 22-23 June 2018 at the University of Sheffield.


If you would like to attend this free colloquium, please email Heather Ellis at h.l.ellis@sheffield.ac.uk by Monday 18 June 2018.