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April 14, 2014

Mobilities Center Director Mimi Sheller Publishes New Book

Aluminum shaped the twentieth century. It enabled high-speed travel and gravity-defying flight. It was the material of a streamlined aesthetic that came to represent modernity. And it became an essential ingredient in industrial and domestic products that ranged from airplanes and cars to designer chairs and artificial...

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The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities
April 11, 2014

New Routledge Handbook of Mobilities Published

The Center for Mobilities Research and Policy is pleased to announce the publication of The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities, edited by Peter Adey, David Bissell, Kevin Hannam, Peter Merriman, and Mimi Sheller.

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Time Magazine illustration from 1942 of the Bohn Train of the Future
April 09, 2014

ImagineTrains USA

Mimi Sheller, PhD, Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, will be undertaking a study of visions for high speed rail development on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor as part of a multi-site comparative study.

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