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Celebrating 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 the enrichment of cultures, development of society, and cooperation and peace among people. For more information on the theme and calendar of events for this year’s […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE April 2017 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Educational Studies, Environmental Studies, Genocide Studies, History and Jewish Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles. Paperback Original REDESCRIBING RELATIONS Strathernian Conversations on Ethnography, Knowledge and Politics Edited by Ashley Lebner Afterword by Marilyn Strathern

Marcel Mauss: Between Sociology and Anthropology

Marcel Mauss, (born May 10, 1872—died Feb. 10, 1950), nephew of Émile Durkheim, French sociologist and anthropologist whose contributions include a highly original comparative study of the relation between forms of exchange and social structure. His views on the theory and method of ethnology are thought to have influenced many eminent social scientists. Learn more about […]

International Dance Day

International Dance Day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council (CID, Conseil International de la Danse), a UNESCO partner NGO, and is celebrated yearly, on April 29. The main purpose of Dance Day events is to celebrate dance, revel in the universality of this art form, cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers, […]

Visit Berghahn Books at the CASCA/IUAES2017

  We are excited to inform you that we will be present at CASCA/IUAES2017 Conference in Ottawa, Canada, May 2-7 2017. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples.   If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide […]

Earth Day 2017

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day 1970 capitalized on the emerging consciousness, channeling the energy of the anti-war protest movement and putting environmental concerns front and center. The very first Earth day celebration brought 20 million Americans […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Girlhood Studies

  We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Girlhood Studies has just been published. With this issue, Girlhood Studies begins its tenth year. To celebrate this anniversary, we’re offering a 20% discount on all subscriptions to the journal.

Durkheim, the ‘founding father’ of sociology

  “…Solidarity is, literally something which the society possesses.” – Émile Durkheim (April 15, 1858 – November 15, 1917)   David Émile Durkheim was a French sociologist, social psychologist and philosopher. Along with Karl Marx and Max Weber, he formally established the academic discipline and and is commonly cited as the principal architect of modern social science […]

World Health Day

World Health Day is annually held on April 7, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), to mark WHO’s founding, and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year. For more information and this year’s theme please visit WHO webpage. In recognition […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: Browse March 2017 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History and Theory & Methodology in Anthropology, along with our New in Paperback titles.   THEORETICAL SCHOLARSHIP AND APPLIED PRACTICE Edited by Sarah Pink, Vaike Fors, and Tom O’Dell Volume 11, Studies in Public and Applied […]