Upcoming Events and Announcements

Call for Papers

       “Wine and the Global Urbe: Science, Tourism and Branded Environments.”
       Workshop, Lisbon, Belém, Portugal, 3-4 Sept 2022, evening reception on 2 Sept
       Financial support for students, write:
       Event website:
       Call for Papers [pdf file]

Emeritus Professor of the Year Award

        Prof. Nelson Graburn (TSWG, co-chair) has been selected for the
        Emeritus Professor of the Year Award at the University of California, Berkeley.

        There will be a reception in Fall 2022 for the presentation of the award.

        Congratulations, Professor Graburn!

Call for Articles

        Journal of Tourism History
        (Taylor and Francis, UK)
        [read more]

Publications by our Members

Tourism Imaginaries at the Disciplinary Crossroads: Place, Practice, Media. Maria Gravari-Barbas and Nelson Graburn (eds.) London: Routledge

Tourism Imaginaries: Anthropological Approaches. Noel Salazar and Nelson Graburn (eds.) London & New York: Berghahn [Now Available in Paperback, 2016]

2012 “Tourist Imaginaries/Imaginaires Touristiques” Special issue of Via@ International Interdisciplinary Review of Tourism [7 languages] 1 (1) Maria Gravari-Barbas and Nelson Graburn (eds.)

2011 “Imagined Landscapes of Tourism” Special issue of Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change 9 (3). Nelson Graburn and Maria Gravari-Barbas (eds.)

Jenny Chio, A Landscape of Travel: The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China (University of Washington, 2014). [read more]

Naomi Leite, Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017

Join the Working Group

The TSWG is always open to new core members. If you are engaged in academic research connected with any aspect of tourism or travel, enjoy cross-disciplinary collaboration, and will be in residence at a Northern California campus, please contact Nelson Graburn at to learn about how you can get involved.

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