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Capelo Dos Ossos, Évora

We bones are here, waiting for yours.

As you enter the Capelo Dos Ossos in Évora, Portugal, don’t miss the message above the door – “

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The undwellable clarity of ruins: on hanging out with rubble again in 2018.

“…the original style of life at Skara Brae [w]as hopelessly cluttered and filthy. Now it is a place scoured clean and viewed from above and all at once, which thus becomes more abstract and model-like than spaces we can actually enter.” 1,328 more words

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CFP: Controlled Tourism: Encounters, Interpretations and Experiences in Eastern Europe during the Cold War (Lüneburg, 8–10 Nov 2018)

The original CFP, including the German version “Tourismus nach Plan: Begegnungen, Deutungen und Erfahrungen im östlichen Europa während des Kalten Krieges”, may be found on the website… 572 more words


Tombstone Tourism: Cementerio De Granada

Cementerio De Granada is the oldest cemetery in Nicaragua, and one of the oldest in Central America. Near the entrance is a chapel dating back to 1922, modeled after L’Eglise de la Madeleine in Paris. 290 more words

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Who Owns Aokigahara?

As you may have heard, recently a YouTuber named Logan Paul thought it’d be cool to film himself and some friends looking at the body of a suicide victim… 2,150 more words


Dark Tourism is it an Educational right or an unethical pastime?

Hi Readers! Today in this blog post I am going to be talking all about Dark Tourism and the reasons behind this type of Special Interest Tourism, is it ethical?  506 more words

CFP: Difficult Heritage: Making Sense of Uncomfortable Histories (York, 13 April 2018)

With a keynote lecture by Dr. Jessica Moody (Public History, University of Bristol)

Difficult heritage comes in many forms and holds as much relevance now as it did in the past. 308 more words