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Monthly Archives February 2016

Between Anthropology and Economy: an Interview with Stephen Gudeman

Stephen Gudeman is a Series Editor for Berghahn’s Max Planck Studies in Anthropology and Economy Series. Below, he answers our questions about his work.     Working with Chris Hann, you have started a new Series with Berghahn Books exploring the connection between economics and anthropology: Max Planck Studies in Anthropology and Economy. Can you explain […]

Berghahn Books Shortlisted for the IPG Frankfurt Book Fair Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year Award

We are thrilled to announce that Berghahn Books has been shortlisted for the Frankfurt Book Fair Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year Award from the Independent Publishers’ Guild. We are in excellent company alongside fellow nominees Bloomsbury Publishing, Policy Press, and SAGE Publishing.   In shortlisting Berghahn Books, a first-time entrant, the judges remarked: […]

Nelson Mandela’s Mission

  by Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni   February 11th marks the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in 1990. Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative […]

Diversity vs. National Community: Who wins in Scandinavia?

by Anders Hellström   Anders Hellström is the author of Trust Us: Reproducing the Nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Populist Parties. Read the introduction for free here.

Hot Off the Press – New Journal Issues Published in January

  Social Analysis Volume 59, Issue 4 The aim of this special issue is to bring a critical discussion of affect into debate with the anthropology of the state as a way of working toward a more coherent, ethnographically grounded exploration of affect in political life.     Journeys – The International Journal of Travel […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse January 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Child & Youth Studies, History, Performance Studies, and Politics along with our New in Paperback titles.   GIRLHOOD AND THE POLITICS OF PLACE Edited by Claudia Mitchell and Carrie Rentschler

Searching for Feelings: The Scrolls of Auschwitz and Son of Saul

by Nicholas Chare & Dominic Williams   Nicholas Chare and Dominic Williams are the authors of Matters of Testimony: Interpreting the Scrolls of Auschwitz and recently published an article about the book on Slate’s blog, The Vault.   The Hungarian director László Nemes was moved by writings known as the Scrolls of Auschwitz to create […]