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Monthly Archives June 2016

Simulated Shelves: Browse June 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History, Medical Anthropology and Mobility Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles. DESIGNING WORLDS National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization Edited by Kjetil Fallan and Grace Lees-Maffei Volume 24, Making Sense of History

A Walk of Life: Entering Catholic West Belfast

by Olaf Zenker   Ethnographer Olaf Zenker details a walk through the Catholic side of Ireland in this excerpt from his book Irish/ness is all Around Us: Language Revivalism and the Culture of Ethnic Identity in Northern Ireland, now available in paperback. Read Chapter One for free.      On a Friday afternoon in September 2004, […]

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.   “Refugees are people like anyone else, like you and me. […]

Hot Off the Press – New Journal Issues Published in May

Jihadist Interpretation of Dreams

By Iain R. Edgar   Excerpted from The Dream in Islam: From Qur’anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration by Iain R. Edgar.     Research has shown that some jihadists take, or at least claim to take, dreams into consideration when they make decisions to join a group, become a foreign fighter, volunteer for operations, or […]

World Environment Day 2016

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.   Berghahn is pleased to showcase new and forthcoming titles in our Environmental Studies range. Each title featured below delivers […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse May 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History and Refugee & Migration Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles.     COMING OF AGE Constucting and Controlling Youth in Munich, 1942-1973 Martin Kalb