Travel has two contrary motors, the restless one, and the goal-oriented one: itineracy
for its own sake, versus exploration with a predetermined destination.
From indigenous knowledge as the last frontier of capitalist exploitation to the Wild West-like criminal itineracy
of the serial killer; from the appropriation of indigenous culture by dominant groups to the appropriation of American popular culture by oppressed groups; from imitation as compulsive pathology to conscious self-identification through imitation; from the copy as the rip-off to the copy as legitimate self-representation: reading the three papers raises a number of common questions despite the diversity of the perspectives.
The group has linked up with travel operators, particularly in the US, to urge them to add the north to their itineracy
While the conditions of itineracy
and persecution under which heretical teachers worked often prevented the formation of stable ascetic communities, southern France and Austria represented striking exceptions.