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Monthly Archives May 2016

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2016

Unrivaled in scope and impact, the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the convergence of approximately 70 scholarly associations, each holding their annual conference under one umbrella. Now in its 84th year, this flagship event is much more than Canada’s largest gathering of scholars. Congress brings together academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners […]

Berghahn Books at Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change 2016

We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at the RAI Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change 2016 conference at The British Museum, London, May 27-May 29, 2016. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices and pick up some free journal samples.   If you […]

European Day of Parks 2016

Celebrated on May 24th, The European Day of Parks is a commemorative day for Protected Areas across Europe that was launched in 1999 by the EUROPARC Federation. National parks are priceless for the European cultural heritage and observance of European Day of Parks is aimed at strengthening of international cooperation in protection of environment.   In […]

Celebrating International Museum Day

Today is International Museum Day!   The worldwide community of museums celebrates International Museum Day on and around 18 May each year. This day is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in enrichment of cultures, development of society, cooperation and peace among people.   The theme of 2016 International Museum Day is Museums and […]

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) is a celebration of the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. ——————————————————————————————————————– Berghahn is happy to present several series and a selection of books on studies of Asia-Pacific cultures, societies, and histories.   ASAO Studies in Pacific Anthropology Series The Association for Social Anthropology […]

Hot Off the Press – New Journal Issues Published in April

Berghahn titles at CASCA & SANA 2016

  We are delighted to inform you that Berghahn titles will be on display at CASCA & SANA Conference May 11-15 at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Please stop by the Berghahn table and don’t miss your chance to browse our selection of books at special conference price and pick up FREE journal samples.   […]

Victory Day to commemorate the end of WWII

Victory Day celebrated through Europe on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces marketing the end of World War II in Europe. Victory Day in Russia, as well as some former Soviet Union republics, is celebrated on May 9 […]

Portrait of the Revolutionary as a Young Journalist

By Rolf Hosfeld Excerpted by Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biography by Rolf Hosfeld, Translated from the German by Bernard Heise Karl Marx was born May 5, 1818. As a young man he was a journalist and an editor for Rheinische Zeitung, a liberal-socialist newspaper published in Germany. The paper was previously edited by Adolf Friedrich […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse April 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, History, Medical Anthropology, Museum Studies, and Theory & Methodology in Anthropology, along with our New in Paperback titles. _________________________________________________________________________   Available in Paperback! WITCHES AND DEMONS A Comparative Perspective on Witchcraft and Satanism Jean La Fontaine Volume 10, Studies in Public and […]