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The Tourism Studies Working Group is a forum in which faculty and graduate students from a range of disciplines exchange ideas, present works in progress, and receive feedback on tourism and travel research.

 

Feb. 27

..The TSWG will host a colloquium featuring Shelly Steward, titled Exploring Portland's Thrift Stores: Symbolic Meanings of Consumption and their Implications for Inequality [read more]

March 13

..The TSWG will host a colloquium featuring Stephanie Malia Hom, titled The Beautiful Country: Tourism and the Impossible State of Destination Italy [read more]

June 24-26

..The TSWG will co-host an international conference at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, Worlds of Desire: The Eroticization of Tourist Sites / La Fabrique des Lieux de Désir: l’érotisation des lieux touristiques [read more]

Curriculum Announcement

.. The SOAS, University of London, announces the SOAS MA in the Anthropology of Tourism and Travel[read more]

Publication Announcement

..[June 2014] Noel Salazar and Nelson Graburn (eds.) have recently published, Tourism Imaginaries: Anthropological Approaches [read more]

Publication Announcement

..[May 2014] Jenny Chio (Anthropology, Emory University, and Former TSWG co-chair) has recently published, A Landscape of Travel: The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China [read more]

On Voyage: New Directions in Tourism Theory. October 7-8, 2005, University of California at Berkeley.
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