Merja Hoppe and Andreas Christ from the INE mobility team attended the T2M conference in Kouvola, Finland and in St. Petersburg, Russia on 25th – 28th of September 2013 and presented their paper on “History and Future Relevance of State Borders: Mobility as a border crosser?” (see image below).
Together with other partners they also presented results of the EU FP7 project RACE2050 in the panel “Chronological Borders: Can Historians Face the Future of Mobility?”.
Mobility and transport industries are a subject to a continuous transformation process which alters their structures. Changing demand and need for transportation require a redesign of the classic transport systems. The importance of boundaries as well as the type and number of competitors follow and influence this process.