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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.

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October 27 - 30 2016

Mexico City 2016 Conference

The International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T²M) invites proposals for panels and papers to be presented at our 14th Annual Conference to be held in Mexico City, October 27th-30th, 2016.

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July 20, 2016

“In the Spotlight” – with Phillip Vannini

 Phillip, you are an ethnographer and Professor at the Royal Roads University in Victoria/ Canada, studying subjects such as marine mobilities or off-grid energy assemblages. What are for yo...
April 20, 2016

President’s page – Mimi Sheller

Dear T2M Members and Friends,Preparations for our Mexico City conference are well under way and we eagerly look forward to joining together in October 2016. We received the usual number of ove...
March 28, 2016

In Memoriam: John Urry (1946-2016)

We have sadly lost our esteemed colleague John Urry, who died on March 18th. John gave so many of us the spark of curiosity that led to our interest in mobility studies. He had a unique way of...
March 03, 2016

John Scholes History of Transport Research Essay Competition

The John Scholes Prize, of up to €275 (275 Euros), is awarded annually to the writer of a publishable paper based on original research into any aspect of the history of transport and mobilit...