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Monthly Archives July 2015

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Issues Published in July

European Comic Art Volume 8, Issue 1 Articles in this edition of ECA pursue the theme of boundary crossing by examining negotiations between the national and the transnational from several different angles, including subject matter, influences, and critical traditions.  

Populist radical right parties and (trans)national environmental issues

This is a guest post written by Bernhard Forchtner, contributor to the forthcoming issue of the journal Nature and Culture . Bernhard Forchtner is a contributor to the article titled “The Nature of Nationalism: ‘Populist Radical Right Parties’ on Countryside and Climate,” which will appear in Volume 10, Issue 2. Conversations about “populist radical right parties” […]

July is National Park & Recreation Month

Each year since 1985, Americans have celebrated National Park and Recreation Month during the month of July to recognize the importance of parks and recreation in establishing and maintaining the quality of life for, and contributing to the physical, economic and environmental well-being of communities.   Berghahn is happy to present some of its relevant Environmental […]

Bastille Day

July 14th is a celebration of French National Day or commonly known to the English speaking countries as Bastille Day. The day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille on the 14th July 1789 and symbolizes the end of absolute monarchy and the birth of sovereign Nation. It is also […]

Demystifying “Austerity”: Series Editors Reflect on Greek Crisis

The following is a guest blog post written by Stephen Gudeman, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota and co-editor for the Max Planck Studies in Anthropology and Economy series.  Below, Gudeman discusses connections between the current Greek Crisis and the first two volumes of this series.   The first two volumes in the Max […]

Flexible Bureaucracy & The “Public Good”: Land Restitution in Post-Apartheid South Africa

In its spring 2015 volume, The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology published the special issue “Remaking the Public Good: A New Anthropology of Bureaucracy”, edited by Laura Bear and Nayanika Mathur. In this blog post, Olaf Zenker – contributor of the article “De-judicialization, Outsourced Review and All-too-flexible Bureaucracies in South African Land Restitution” – describes how […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse June 2015 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Genocide Studies, History, Medical Anthropology, Museum Studies, Social Anthropology, Sociology, and Urban Studies, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles.   We are especially excited to announce the publication of New Imaginaries, edited and translated […]

Anthropology Resources for Students and Young Scholars

June 30 is London Anthropology Day, held at the British Museum’s Education Clore Centre, where participants get to learn what anthropology is about, the types of careers anthropologists have, and gain hands-on experience of what it is like to study the subject at university. London Anthropology Day is organised by the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Discover Anthropology Education Outreach […]