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T²M is an association of scholars, practitioners and concerned citizens who seek to encourage and promote historically informed understanding of transport, traffic and mobility. The history of transport and mobility includes the interactions between people, material objects, infrastructures, representations, and embodied experiences. The association invites participation by anyone sharing an interest in its activities.

Upcoming Events

November 2 - 5 2017

2017 Conference, UK - Mobile Utopias

T2M together with the Cosmobilities Network will hold the XV International Conference on the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility at Lancaster University, United Kingdom, on 2-5 November 2017. Our Call for Papers on the theme of "Mobile Utopias" will be released soon.

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December 31, 2016

President’s Page – Mimi Sheller – 13 (3) December 2016

Dear T2M members, We enjoyed a very successful conference in Mexico City in late October and we are about to launch the Call for Papers for our 2017 Conference, which will be held jointly w...
October 18, 2016

New Book - Driving Modernity: Technology, Experts, Politics, and Fascist Motorways, 1922–1943

Massimo Moraglio's new book, Driving Modernity: Technology, Experts, Politics, and Fascist Motorways, 1922–1943, will be published by Berghahn in February 2017. Summary: On March 26th, ...
October 11, 2016

Moving about in Mexico City: Past and Present Reflections

Michael K. Bess, Assistant Professor at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas As one descends by plane into the valley of Anáhuac three details catch the eye: mountains, smog, ...
September 18, 2016

New Book - With Power and Purpose by Maxwell G. Lay

A former T2m member, Dr Maxwell G. Lay has just published a book entitled With Power and Purpose: How 19th Century Transport Innovators Totally Changed the Way the World Operates. For a s...