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Islam, Travel, and Learning

A Case Study on Indonesian Muslim Student Diasporas in Saudi Arabia

Sumanto Al Qurtuby

vitality of Cairo in general, and al-Azhar in particular, as a center for religious learning that attracts Muslim students from all over the world. Anthony Bubalo, Sarah Phillips, and Samina Yasmeen (2011) conducted a preliminary study on Indonesian

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Beyond the Glittering Golden Buddha Statues

Difference and Self-transformation through Buddhist Volunteer Tourism in Thailand

Brooke Schedneck

schools is part of this larger outreach to tourists on the part of Buddhist temples, which also include temple-stay programs, where one lives as a Buddhist with the possibility of ordination, “monk chats” focused on learning about the monastic life, and

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In Memoriam

John Urry, 1946–2016

Bob Jessop

1970s, universities have changed enormously and the demands placed on academics and scholars have increased hugely. Yet John always maintained his love of learning, his curiosity about social change, a self-evident intellectual pleasure in delving into

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Travel, Authority, and Framing the Subject

Elizabeth Justice’s A Voyage to Russia and Amelia

Matthew W. Binney

” ( Justice 1751: 11 ). With her focus on the mind and the “Author of Mankind,” as well as generosity and benevolence, Justice signals that her narrative voice follows conduct books’ provision that learning should direct a woman to virtue; Wilkes ([1740] 1746

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“We Are a Traveling People”

Tourism, Travel Journalism, and the Construction of a Modern National Identity in Sweden

Emilia Ljungberg

a successful trip depends on how well the woman can cook while on the road. The domestic, rational, and thrifty could be combined with a certain amount of adventure. Learning to Travel Properly Tourism was a recurrent matter of discussion in Dagens

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Jamie McMenamin, Lauri Hyers, Jeroen Nawijn, and Aviva Sinervo

volunteer tourism, charity, international aid, nongovernmental organizations, and development, along with anyone who wants to interrogate the question “what is politics” in today’s world. I also recommend the text for administrators of service learning

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Matthew Binney

Henry IV” and places faith in “ Omens ” (48). Brown opines, “for my own part, I know not what to say; this I know, that many rash and ignorant People disregard and laugh at these Things, and that Men of great Wisdom and Learning speak of them with

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In the Eyes of Some Britons

Aleppo, an Enlightenment City

Mohammad Sakhnini

conversation, and it is very rarely than any of them take the trouble of either learning to read or write it” (1794, 2). Nor did the “Franks” feel pressured to conform to the local dress code: “The Consuls and several of the private gentlemen, retain the

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William Nessly, Noel B. Salazar, Kemal Kantarci, Evan Koike, Christian Kahl, and Cyril Isnart

only tangentially confronted with tourism. Regarding methodology, one wonders how the author interacted with the tourists she encountered. In the beginning of the book MacCarthy recognizes that language learning has never been her forte (24). How did

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George Johnston’s Tibetan Interlude

Myth and Reality in Shangri-La

Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell

.” She discusses with Johnston and Burke the results of her Buddhist learning, particularly her reincarnations, although she is also very keen to hear from her visitors about the progress of the Asian and European wars. This meeting makes a deep