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No-Go Zones and Dangerous Holidays

Should Western powers reconsider their treatment of some no-go zones and what happens when soldiers become tourists and tourists enter war zones?

Laurie Taylor discusses the complex relationship between danger, travel and tourism.

Ruben Andersson asks whether Western powers should reconsider their treatment of some no-go zones and move away from a politics fired by fear.

How can we best calculate the risks of visiting countries where there is the possibility of unrest or worse? Debbie Lisle turns the lens on tourism in areas of conflict and considers what happens when soldiers become tourists and tourists enter war zones.

Producers: Natalia Fernandez and Alice Bloch

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29 minutes

READING LIST

Ruben Andersson, No Go World: How Fear is Redrawing Our Maps and Infecting Our Politics, (University of California Press, April 2019) 


Debbie Lisle, Holidays in the Danger Zone: Entanglements of War and Tourism, (University of Minnesota Press, 2016) 

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