Touring Borders

The course gives an overview of perspectives and theories related to tourism in border areas.

1. Border tourism defined; terms and theoretical approaches 2. Travel in borderlands • Work related; migrant workers, commuters, Student exchange, trade and commerce • Cross-border migration • Irregular travel • Tourism 3. Tourism in borderlands • Tourism typologies and trends • Cross-border tourism • Border region tourism • Border tourism landscapes 4. Border travels and politics • Border politics, political representations of borders, political destinations

Course details

Academic level(s)PhD
Language of instruction
InstitutionUiT The Arctic University of Norway
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits5.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of study
Teaching placeTromsø
Tagstourismphdbordersborderlandsmigrant workerstradecommercecross-border
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