Upcoming Events and Announcements

Friday, December 3

        Colloquium featuring Yujie Zhu with Lucie K. Morisset and Michael A. Di Giovine
        Title: Heritage Tourism: From Problems to Possibilities
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Call for Participation

        2022 International Conference - Tourism and Musical Imaginaries
        (24- 26, March, 2022, University of California, Berkeley)
        [read more]

Call for Articles

        Journal of Tourism History
        (Taylor and Francis, UK)
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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.)


By our Members

Recent Publication

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

In Press

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