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Celebrate National Parks and 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. To find out more please visit National Recreation and […]

Celebrating Canada Day

    Canada Day is the national day of Canada, a holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, which united three colonies into a single country called Canada! As Canada celebrates its birthday, Berghahn is delighted to highlight some of our authors and editors who are […]

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 […]

World Health Day

  The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). It provides an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year. This year WHO used World Health Day to highlight […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse October 2015 New Books!

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Theory & Methodology in Anthropology, Film Studies, History, Museum Studies, Political Economy, Social Anthropology and Sociology, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles. _________________________________________________________________________   WHAT WE NOW KNOW ABOUT RACE AND ETHNICITY […]

National Senior Citizens Day

August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day! On this day, we are encouraged to honor, recognize and show appreciation for the value and contribution of elderly people to home, family and society across the United States. To honor the day, Berghahn is happy to present Life Course, Culture and Aging: Global Transformations Series.   The series […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse July 2015 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Education, Film Studies, History, Media Studies, Refugee & Migration Studies, Socio-Legal Studies, and Sociology, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles. We are especially excited to announce the publication of TELEVISION’S MOMENT by Christina von Hodenberg. “… A […]

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 […]

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 […]