Mobility & Environment workshop RCC München A rather belated entry:  on 3-5 June 2010, Manuel Stoffers participated in a workshop devoted to  ‘Mobility and Environment’ at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich, with a paper (co-authored by Peter Cox) on…

T2M yearbook  2011 published

The second Yearbook of  the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M), entitled Mobility in history: themes in transport, is now available from Les Editions Alphil – Presses universitaires suisses. In the volume, 28 scholars from eleven…

A strong presence, but a weak history. The bicycle in Dutch historiography

At the 21st  International  Cycling History Conference, held 5-7 August 2010 in Prague, Harry Oosterhuis presented our analysis of  the lack of academic historiography of cycling in the Netherlands. Whereas internationally one can observe a growing academic interest in cycling history…

Presentation on the bicycle in Dutch cultural memory

At a one-day symposium on ‘Historical Culture’ held January 13, 2010, organised by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University, Manuel Stoffers gave a presentation on the bicycle in Dutch cultural memory, reflecting on the recent dissertation…

Cycling history at the Lucerne Conference on transport history

The 7th conference of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M), held in Lucerne, November 5-8, 2009, was a success for cycling history. It was the first T2M Conference in which a separate session was…

Upcoming papers on the history of bicycle innovation and the human-powered vehicle movement

At the upcoming T2M Conference on transport history in Lucerne (November 5-8), dedicated to the theme of ‘Energy and Innovation’, there will be a separate session on the history of the bicycle. The scheduled three contributions are by Peter Cox…

Article on Dutch bicycle historiography published

Our article on Dutch bicycle historiography has appeared: Manuel Stoffers and Harry Oosterhuis, ‘ “Ons populairste vervoermiddel”. De Nederlandse fietshistoriografie in internationaal perspectief’, in: Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden, 124(2009), nr. 3, pp. 390-418. The article, while highlighting…

The historiographical article in which this online Cycling History Bibliography is announced has been accepted for the Low Countries Historical Review / Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden (BMGN). It will be published in October 2009, in BMGN 124-3. The article, written by…

Information on the background image

The background image at the top of this website is a detail from a photograph in the collection of Heemkundekring Schaijk-Reek (nr. SAKc1000027g). It was taken in the village of Schaijk (municipality Landerd, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands), in the 1950s or early 1960s. The…