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September 10, 2014

Drexel to Host the 12th Annual Conference of the Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility

We are delighted to welcome more than 130 international visitors to Drexel University and the City of Philadelphia for the 12th Annual Conference of the Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility on September 18-21, 2014. Read More »

Theory Culture and Society
August 19, 2014

Roundup of New Publications in Mobilities Research

Mobilities Center Director Mimi Sheller has a far-reaching range of new publications. From mobile media to globalization and border studies, this work gives a good idea of some of the key areas that are central to the vibrant interdisciplinary field of mobilities research.Read More »

Alumnium - Red Earth
June 17, 2014

How Aluminum Changed the World, for Good and Bad: A Q&A With Drexel Prof Mimi Sheller

For many of the pieces of modern life that emerged and spread during the 20th century, from air travel to electric service to cans of soda, you have aluminum to thank. The strong but lightweight metal helped change the world in ways previously unimaginable. But the quest for more aluminum has also had damaging ripple effects on the environment and indigenous populations around the world.Read More »

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