Upcoming Events

Friday, September 18

        Colloquium featuring Patrick Naef
        (Postdoctoral Scholar, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley)
        Title: Tourism and Violence: A Case Study of Medellin, Colombia
        [read more]


From the Conference - Tourism Imaginaries/Imaginaires Touristiques

In press. Tourism Imaginaries: Anthropological Approaches. Noel Salazar and Nelson Graburn (eds.) London & New York: Berghahn [Available in 2014]

In preparation. Tourism Imaginaries at the Disciplinary Crossroads: Places, Practices, Media. Maria Gravari-Barbas and Nelson Graburn (eds.) Farnham UK: Ashgate

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]

Curriculum Announcement

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

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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 for the 2014-15 academic year, please contact us at to learn about how you can get involved.

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