Abstract no. 466

This paper discusses the movement of Roma from the Czech Republic to the UK following the expansion of the European Union in 2004 and places it within historical context of Roma marginalisation, exclusion and mobility. Following the post-socialist transition and the...

Abstract no. 452

Graduates of doctoral studies face hard choice regarding their future. Those wishing to continue career inside academia usually need to apply on postdoctoral researcher positions to many universities or research institutes. Given that there are few positions opened...

Abstract no. 395

This presentation aims to report the current tourism mobility and practice of walking in the Everest region of Nepal, by doing so I will investigate what enables various people to move in rugged mountainous terrain. This is also an attempt to rethink the concept of...

Abstract no. 349

Many public health professionals regarded completing the 2019-2020 National Basketball Association (N.B.A) season as the most successful professional sports event during the COVID-19 pandemic. The complex orchestration of logistics and safety provided some players,...

Abstract no. 335

Mobility is widely debated to be the key strategy that allows pastoralists to flexibly make use of variable resources. But while mobility is a function of both time and space, discussions have tended to favour spatial trajectories revealing a sedentary bias. Based on...

Abstract no. 328

Recent research has brought anew interests in researching and understanding current patterns of return migration and its consequences. Drawing on one fieldwork location in Romania, a small city in the southern Transylvania, this paper investigates the types of return...

Abstract no. 263

The aim of this research is to explore the ways in which ecological conditions affect Sama-Bajau fishermen’s mobility and their adaptions to the conditions with indigenous knowledge, such as seasonal changes of winds, lunar period and tide; as well as the ways in...

Abstract no. 235

Infrastructure breakdowns caused by the increasing extreme climate events have brought recognition that rigid structures are not a solution in the age of the Anthropocene. Rather, the transition to more resilient and flexible infrastructure is needed. The purpose of...

Abstract no. 172

In the post-communist Romania, peculiar looking houses came to be constructed. People began calling them as “castel (castle)” of the Roma. They are the houses of the Căldărari Roma, who had led nomadic lives dealing with metals but were deported to Transnistria during...

Abstract no. 128

Creating automobile road across tropical rain forest is thought to be very typical project of modernity. Modern people often assume that modern infrastructure development can convert wild jungle into tamed one; potential resources for human activity. However more and...

Abstract no. 100

On February 29, 2020, Luxembourg became the first country in the world to institute fare-free public transportation, a policy hailed as a step toward equalizing access to mobility. While the measure allows transit users to save money, the amount of time it takes...