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Seekers and Things
December 2017

Seekers and Things

Spiritual Movements and Aesthetic Difference in Kinshasa

Lambertz, P.
Returning Life
December 2017

Returning Life

Language, Life Force and History in Kilimanjaro

Myhre, K. C.
Singing Ideas
December 2017

Singing Ideas

Performance, Politics and Oral Poetry

Ní Shíocháin, T.
Staging Citizenship
December 2017

Staging Citizenship

Roma, Performance and Belonging in EU Romania

Szeman, I.
Visitors to the House of Memory
December 2017

Visitors to the House of Memory

Identity and Political Education at the Jewish Museum Berlin

Bishop Kendzia, V.
Affective States
December 2017

Affective States

Entanglements, Suspensions, Suspicions

Laszczkowski, M. & Reeves, M. (eds)
Indigeneity on the Move
December 2017

Indigeneity on the Move

Varying Manifestations of a Contested Concept

Gerharz, E., Uddin, N., & Chakkarath, P. (eds)
The Partial Revolution
January 2018

The Partial Revolution

Labour, Social Movements and the Invisible Hand of Mao in Western Nepal

Hoffmann, M.
Parallel Lives Revisited
January 2018

Parallel Lives Revisited

Mediterranean Guest Workers and their Families at Work and in the Neighbourhood, 1960-1980

Bock, J. De
Island Historical Ecology
January 2018

Island Historical Ecology

Socionatural Landscapes of the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Siegel, P. (ed)
Expeditionary Anthropology
January 2018

Expeditionary Anthropology

Teamwork, Travel and the ''Science of Man''

Thomas, M. & Harris, A. (eds)
Archaeologies of Rules and Regulation
January 2018

Archaeologies of Rules and Regulation

Between Text and Practice

Hausmair, B., Jervis, B., Nugent, R., & Williams, E. (eds)
Contrarian Anthropology
January 2018

Contrarian Anthropology

The Unwritten Rules of Academia

Nader, L.
After Difference
February 2018

After Difference

Queer Activism in Italy and Anthropological Theory

Heywood, P.
Messy Europe
February 2018

Messy Europe

Crisis, Race, and Nation-State in a Postcolonial World

Loftsdóttir, K., Smith, A. L., & Hipfl, B. (eds)
Sacred Places, Emerging Spaces
February 2018

Sacred Places, Emerging Spaces

Religious Pluralism in the Post-Soviet Caucasus

Darieva, T., Mühlfried, F., & Tuite, K. (eds)
Soup, Love, and a Helping Hand
February 2018

Soup, Love, and a Helping Hand

Social Relations and Support in Guangzhou, China

Fleischer, F.
Industrial Labor on the Margins of Capitalism
March 2018

Industrial Labor on the Margins of Capitalism

Precarity, Class, and the Neoliberal Subject

Hann, C. & Parry, J. (eds)
Money at the Margins
March 2018

Money at the Margins

Global Perspectives on Technology, Financial Inclusion, and Design

Maurer, B., Musaraj, S., & Small, I. (eds)
Urban Dreams
March 2018

Urban Dreams

Transformations of Family Life in Burkina Faso

Roth†, C.
de Jong, W., Perlik, M., Steuer, N., & Znoj, H. (eds)
World Heritage Craze in China
March 2018

World Heritage Craze in China

Universal Discourse, National Culture, and Local Memory

Yan, H.
Global Sustainability and Communities of Practice
March 2018

Global Sustainability and Communities of Practice

Maida, C. A. & Beck, S, (eds)
Back to the Postindustrial Future
March 2018

Back to the Postindustrial Future

An Ethnography of Germany's Fastest-Shrinking City

Ringel, F.
Heading for the Scene of the Crash
March 2018

Heading for the Scene of the Crash

The Cultural Analysis of America

Drummond, L.
Experimental Collaborations
April 2018

Experimental Collaborations

Ethnography through Fieldwork Devices

Estalella, A. & Sánchez Criado, T. (eds)
Animism beyond the Soul
April 2018

Animism beyond the Soul

Ontology, Reflexivity, and the Making of Anthropological Knowledge

Swancutt, K. & Mazard, M. (eds)
Cutting Cosmos
April 2018

Cutting Cosmos

Masculinity and Spectacular Events among the Bugkalot

Mikkelsen, H. H.
Oil and Sovereignty
April 2018

Oil and Sovereignty

Petro-Knowledge and Energy Policy in the United States and Western Europe in the 1970s

Graf, R.
Basic and Applied Research
April 2018

Basic and Applied Research

The Language of Science Policy in the Twentieth Century

Kaldewey, D. & Schauz, D. (eds)
Waiting for Elijah
April 2018

Waiting for Elijah

Time and Encounter in a Bosnian Landscape

HadžiMuhamedović, S.
A Creole Nation
April 2018

A Creole Nation

National Integration in Guinea-Bissau

Kohl, C.
Moral Anthropology
April 2018

Moral Anthropology

A Critique

Kapferer, B. & Gold, M. (eds)
Burgundy
April 2018

Burgundy

A Global Anthropology of Place and Taste

Demossier, M.
Searching for a Better Life
May 2018

Searching for a Better Life

Growing Up in the Slums of Bangkok

Mahony, S.
Intimate Mobilities
May 2018

Intimate Mobilities

Sexual Economies, Marriage and Migration in a Disparate World

Groes, C. & Fernandez, N. T. (eds)
In the Best Interests of the Child
May 2018

In the Best Interests of the Child

Loss and Suffering in Adoption Proceedings

Mass, M.
The Experience of Neoliberal Education
May 2018

The Experience of Neoliberal Education

Urciuoli, B. (ed)
Being-Here
May 2018

Being-Here

Placemaking in a World of Movement

Lems, A.
Capturing Quicksilver
May 2018

Capturing Quicksilver

The Position, Power, and Plasticity of Chinese Medicine in Singapore

Smith, A. A.
Dreams Made Small
May 2018

Dreams Made Small

The Education of Papuan Highlanders in Indonesia

Munro, J.
Care across Distance
May 2018

Care across Distance

Ethnographic Explorations of Aging and Migration

Hromadžić, A. & Palmberger, M. (eds)
Worldwide Mobilizations
June 2018

Worldwide Mobilizations

Class Struggles and Urban Commoning

Kalb, D. & Mollona, M. (eds)
Travelling with the Argonauts
June 2018

Travelling with the Argonauts

Informal Networks Seen without a Vertical Lens

Irek, M.
The Revolt of the Provinces
June 2018

The Revolt of the Provinces

Anti-Gypsyism and Right-Wing Politics in Hungary

Szombati, K.
Mirrors of Passing
June 2018

Mirrors of Passing

Unlocking the Mysteries of Death, Materiality, and Time

Seebach, S. & Willerslev, R. (eds)
Reconceiving Muslim Men
June 2018

Reconceiving Muslim Men

Love and Marriage, Family and Care in Precarious Times

Inhorn, M. C. & Naguib, N. (eds)
Archaeogaming
June 2018

Archaeogaming

An Introduction to Archaeology in and of Video Games

Reinhard, A.
Frontiers of Civil Society
June 2018

Frontiers of Civil Society

Government and Hegemony in Serbia

Mikuš, M.
The Global Life of Austerity
June 2018

The Global Life of Austerity

Comparing Beyond Europe

Rakopoulos, T. (ed)
Who are 'We'?
June 2018

Who are 'We'?

Reimagining Alterity and Affinity in Anthropology

Chua, L. & Mathur, N. (eds)
Barter and Social Regeneration in the Argentinean Andes
June 2018

Barter and Social Regeneration in the Argentinean Andes

Angé, O.
Pilgrimage and Political Economy
July 2018

Pilgrimage and Political Economy

Translating the Sacred

Coleman, S. & Eade, J. (eds)
An Australian Indigenous Diaspora
July 2018

An Australian Indigenous Diaspora

Warlpiri Matriarchs and the Refashioning of Tradition

Burke, P.
Global Fluids
July 2018

Global Fluids

The Cultural Politics of Reproductive Waste and Value

Kroløkke, C.
Ethnographies of Movement, Sociality and Space
July 2018

Ethnographies of Movement, Sociality and Space

Place-Making in the New Northern Ireland

Komarova, M. & Svašek, M. (eds)
Momentous Mobilities
July 2018

Momentous Mobilities

Anthropological Musings on the Meanings of Travel

Salazar, N. B.
Living Under Austerity
July 2018

Living Under Austerity

Greek Society in Crisis

Doxiadis, E. & Placas, A. (eds)
Hierarchy and Value
July 2018

Hierarchy and Value

Comparative Perspectives on Moral Order

Hickel, J. & Haynes, N. (eds)
Sense and Essence
July 2018

Sense and Essence

Heritage and the Cultural Production of the Real

Meyer, B. & van de Port, M. (eds)
Refugee Resettlement
August 2018

Refugee Resettlement

Power, Politics, and Humanitarian Governance

Garnier, A., Jubilut, L. L., & Sandvik, K. B.
All or None
August 2018

All or None

Cooperation and Sustainability in Italy's Red Belt

Sánchez Hall, A.
Lullabies and Battle Cries
August 2018

Lullabies and Battle Cries

Music, Identity and Emotion among Republican Parading Bands in Northern Ireland

Rollins, J.
Healthcare in Motion
August 2018

Healthcare in Motion

Immobilities in Health Service Delivery and Access

Vindrola-Padros, C., Johnson G. A., & Pfister, A. E. (eds)
The Wheel of Autonomy
August 2018

The Wheel of Autonomy

Rhetoric and Ethnicity in the Omo Valley

Girke, F.
Being a Sperm Donor
August 2018

Being a Sperm Donor

Masculinity, Sexuality, and Biosociality in Denmark

Mohr, S.
Roma Activism
August 2018

Roma Activism

Reimagining Power and Knowledge

Beck, S. & Ivasiuc, A. (eds)
Nation Branding in Modern History
August 2018

Nation Branding in Modern History

Viktorin, C., Gienow-Hecht, J., Estner, A., & Will, M. K. (eds)
The Rite of Urban Passage
August 2018

The Rite of Urban Passage

The Spatial Ritualization of Iranian Urban Transformation

Masoudi, R.
Travelling Towards Home
September 2018

Travelling Towards Home

Mobilities and Homemaking

Frost, N. & Selwyn, T. (eds)
Medicinal Rule
September 2018

Medicinal Rule

A Historical Anthropology of Kingship in East and Central Africa

Stroeken, K.
Edges, Fringes, Frontiers
September 2018

Edges, Fringes, Frontiers

Integral Ecology, Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainability in Guyana

Henfrey, T. B.
Cash Transfers in Context
September 2018

Cash Transfers in Context

An Anthropological Perspective

Olivier de Sardan, J.-P. & Piccoli, E. (eds)
PC Worlds
September 2018

PC Worlds

Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Friedman, J.
Elite Malay Polygamy
September 2018

Elite Malay Polygamy

Wives, Wealth and Woes in Malaysia

Zeitzen, M. K.
Social DNA
October 2018

Social DNA

Rethinking Our Evolutionary Past

Martin, M. K.
Indeterminacy
October 2018

Indeterminacy

Waste, Value, and the Imagination

Alexander, C. & Sanchez, A. (eds)
Economy, Crime, and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era
October 2018

Economy, Crime, and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era

Carrier, J. G. (ed)
Competing Power
October 2018

Competing Power

Landscapes of Migration, Violence and the State

Halstead, N.
The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement
October 2018

The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement

A Critical Appraisal

Staffored, P. B. (ed)
The Politics of Authenticity
October 2018

The Politics of Authenticity

Countercultures and Radical Movements across the Iron Curtain, 1968-1989

Häberlen, J. C., Keck-Szajbel, M., & Mahoney, K. (eds)
Artifak
November 2018

Artifak

Cultural Revival, Tourism, and the Recrafting of History in Vanuatu

DeBlock, H.
The CSCE and the End of the Cold War
November 2018

The CSCE and the End of the Cold War

Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990

Badalassi, N. & Snyder, S. B. (eds)
Democracy Struggles
November 2018

Democracy Struggles

NGOs and the Politics of Aid in Serbia

Vetta, T.
Non-Humans in Amerindian South America
November 2018

Non-Humans in Amerindian South America

Ethnographies of Indigenous Cosmologies, Rituals and Songs

Rivera Andía, J. J. (ed)
Pacific Realities
November 2018

Pacific Realities

Changing Perspectives on Resilience and Resistance

Dousset, L. & Nayral, M. (eds)
Law, History, and Justice
December 2018

Law, History, and Justice

Debating German State Crimes in the Long Twentieth Century

Weinke, A.
Contemplating Historical Consciousness
December 2018

Contemplating Historical Consciousness

Notes from the Field

Clark, A. & Peck, C. L. (eds)
Conceptualizng the World
December 2018

Conceptualizng the World

An Exploration across Disciplines

Jordheim, H. & Sandmo, E. (eds)
Europeanization in Sweden
December 2018

Europeanization in Sweden

Opportunities and Challenges for Civil Society Organizations

Meeuwisse, A. & Scaramuzzino, R. (eds)
From Storeroom to Stage
December 2018

From Storeroom to Stage

Romanian Attire and the Politics of Folklore

Urdea, A.
Of Life and Health
December 2018

Of Life and Health

The Language of Art and Religion in an African Medical System

Tengan, A. B.
Transforming Study Abroad
December 2018

Transforming Study Abroad

A Handbook

Doerr, N. M.
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