T2M encourages organisations and institutions interested in transport history and mobility studies to become involved in the Association. Membership of T2M ensures a vital connection with a world-wide network of universities, research networks, publishers, and other institutions interested in transport history and mobility studies.
Benefits for Institutional Members include:
- The option to choose a print subscription to one of three major journals:
- The Journal of Transport History (more than 50 years in print, now published by Sage, offers an international forum for peer-reviewed publications on mobility history);
- Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies (Berghahn)
- Mobilities (a Taylor & Francis journal)
- Discounted registration at the annual meetings: individuals who are members of our Institutional partners can register at the conference at the members’ rate;
- Online access to the T2M Yearbook “Mobility in History”, our annual overview of the field’s scholarship;
- A regular electronic newsletter with announcements of events, conferences, publications, calls for papers, and other highlights;
- The possibility to place a stand at the annual meetings (which has to be arranged with the local organisers);
- The possibility to follow the high-quality papers presented at the annual meetings, and also the work of the thematically based special interest groups;
- Institutional Members can include details of their events in the Newsletter and on the Website;
- Presenting the Institutional Member in T2M’s Newsletter: the Newsletter runs a series of profiles of IMs, in which they introduce themselves and their aims to readers; each issue of the Newsletter carries the logos of IMs;
- Presenting the Institutional Members on T2M’s Website: T2M’s website features the IMs’ logos and provides some information about the organisation and a link to the organisation’s own website.
Give your organisation and its members an important advantage by joining in the debate in this rapidly developing field and become an institutional member of the growing T2M network: The membership fee is only 200 euros.
CURRENT INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS:
Institute of Railway Studies & Transport History (United Kingdom)
The Institute of Railway Studies & Transport History, founded in 1995 (as the Institute of Railway Studies), is a joint initiative of the National Railway Museum and the University of York. Since its foundation the IRS&TH has become the leading centre for the study of the history of transport and mobility.
The Institute offers a wide range of opportunities for learning and research in railway and transport history and cognate fields, including a number of courses and research degrees. Students at the IRS&TH benefit from the Institute’s expert staff and from the expertise, resources and facilities of the National Railway Museum and the University of York.
Stiftung Historisches Erbe der SBB (Switzerland)
The SBB Heritage Foundation’s purpose is to collect, retain, preserve, document and archive historical artefacts from the history of Swiss railway transportation. It was to this end that SBB founded the SBB Heritage Foundation (SBB Historic) in 2001. The foundation aims to make the valuable artefacts from the cultural and economic history of Swiss railways accessible to the general public.
The Foundation’s services include:
- a reading room with work stations, guest computers and WLAN
- a library containing over 30,000 books and 300 journals on the subject of railways
- visits to the archives (prior notification required)
- trips on historic rolling stock
Willy Scharnow Stiftung für Touristik (Germany)
In 1953 Willy Scharnow established the „Foundation for international destination knowledge of the youth“ to grant better professional opportunities to the new generation in tourism by an improved vocational and advanced training. In honour of the founder it is nowadays named „Willy Scharnow Foundation for Tourism“.