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T2M Conference 2019, Paris

International Conference of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T²M) Paris 2019 Mobilities and Materialities: Building Bridges Between Past and Future Paris, 16th-19th October, 2019 T2M Conference 2019 website Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris Sorbonne, Mondial.Tech Mobility clearly has a strong material dimension. In these times of demand for “fluid” mobility, “autonomous” and electric vehicles, shared transport, […]

Call for paper T2M Conference 2019 Mobilities and Materialities: Building Bridges Between Past and Future

Call for Paper International Conference of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T²M) Paris 2019 Mobilities and Materialities: Building Bridges Between Past and Future Paris, 16th-19th October, 2019 Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris Sorbonne, Mondial.Tech Deadline for proposals for papers and sessions: March 2019, 1st   Mobility clearly has a strong material dimension. In these times of […]

New book for the study of mobilities in Latin America

Dhan Zunino Singh, Guillermo Giucci y Paola Jirón (eds.), Términos clave para los estudios de la movilidad en América Latina [Keywords for the study of mobilities in Latin America] (Buenos Aires, Biblos, 2018) Prologue by Noel Salazar. If ‘all that is solid melts into air’, it is in large part because movement has become the […]

T2M Montréal 2018 Conference – Call for Papers

Hubs are collective meeting points, but they also evoke a specific socio-material nexus of flows throughout history: from Neanderthals to medieval markets, from spice routes to Indigenous gatherings, hubs have provided a common place for people to meet, exchange and continue their journey. Hubs control and direct the flows of people, goods, currencies and so […]

President’s Letter August 2017

Dear T2M Members, We are already half way through the summer and I hope those of you in the Northern hemisphere are enjoying some vacation time! Summer is often a time for going to new places and trying out less routine forms of transport – perhaps you have been on a ferry or a sailboat, […]

John Scholes Transport History Research Essay Competition, 2017

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 mobility. The prize is intended to recognise budding transport historians. It may be awarded to the writer of one outstanding article, or […]

Workshop Review – The ‘Car-Oriented City’ since 1945 in International Comparison

Workshop Review The ‘Car-Oriented City’ since 1945 in International Comparison: An Area of Conflict about Urban (Open) Space Workshop of the Department for Historical Research at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS), December 9th 2016, Center for Metropolitan Studies, Berlin University of Technology “The ‘Car-Oriented City‘ as an Area of Conflict. […]

President’s Letter March 2017

T2M President’s Letter, March 2017 Mimi Sheller Our 2017 joint CeMoRe, T2M , Cosmobilities conference Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, and Futures (Lancaster University, 2-5 November 2017) has had an excellent launch with an exciting Call for Participation for both papers and artists presentations, and a beautiful website and poster design [http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/t2mc2c/call-for-papers/]. Many thanks to our […]

New Book – Goods on roads: Denmark’s road transport history

Jørgen Burchardt has just published a book, entitled Gods på vej. Vejtransportens danmarkshistorie (Goods on roads: Denmark’s road transport history).   Gods på vej. Vejtransportens danmarkshistorie. Forsyningskæder, teknologi, regulering. [Goods on roads: Denmark’s road transport history – Supply chains, technology, regulation] by Jørgen Burchardt 1,518 pp. National Museum of Science and Technology and Kulturbøger, 2017. Jørgen […]

New Book – Goods on roads: Denmark’s road transport history

Jørgen Burchardt has just published a book, entitled Gods på vej. Vejtransportens danmarkshistorie (Goods on roads: Denmark’s road transport history).   Gods på vej. Vejtransportens danmarkshistorie. Forsyningskæder, teknologi, regulering. [Goods on roads: Denmark’s road transport history – Supply chains, technology, regulation] by Jørgen Burchardt 1,518 pp. National Museum of Science and Technology and Kulturbøger, 2017.   […]

Open Skies versus Aerial Sovereignty: Argentine Influence in the Development of International Regulation of Commercial Air Travel

Leer en español By Melina Piglia INHUS-UNMdP/CONICET (Argentina) This post is adapted from the conference paper and presentation that the author developed for the 2016 meeting of T2M in Mexico City. Melina is a professor at Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina, and a researcher at National Council for Science and Technology (CONICET), focused […]