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Monthly Archives June 2015

In History

June 25, 1991: Croatia and Slovenia Declare Independence; War Between Croatia and Serbia Begins: The provinces of Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia. Slovenia breaks off without violence. However, within two days the Yugoslav army, representing Serbia, attacks Croatia and a long war between the two countries begins. This is the start of […]

World Refugee Day

The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event  draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and Internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution.   “These problems do not disappear just because we do not hear […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse May 2015 New Books

We are delighted to present a selection of our newly published May 2015 titles from our core subjects of Anthropology, Environmental Studies, File & Media Studies, History, and Urban Studies, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles.   We are especially excited to announce the publication of Militant Around the Clock? by Nikolaos Papadogiannis. […]

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is held each year on 5th June. It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. To mark this year’s observation, we welcomes you explore a free virtual issue from Berghahn Journals comprised of interdisciplinary articles examining Climate […]

In History: 71st anniversary of D-Day

“You must prepare the invasion of Europe because we will never win this war unless we bring the war against Hitler on his own land” – Winston Churchill June 6th will mark the 71st anniversary of The Normandy landings, the day when Western Allies landed in northern France, opening the long-awaited “Second Front” against Nazi Germany. The […]

Appreciating Parents & Their Commitment to Children

  The Global Day of Parents is observed on the 1st of June every year. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2012 and honours parents throughout the world. The Global Day provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and […]