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Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in October

     

Celebrate EASA 2018 with Berghahn Journals!

  Berghahn Journals will be present at European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) 2018: Staying, Moving, Settling! To celebrate, we are delighted to offer EASA conference attendees free access to our complete Anthropology collection for the month of August! To access all the journals in the collection, login to our website and use the code EASA2018 (valid through August 31, 2018). View […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in May

    

Anthropological Issues and US President Obama

The following is an excerpt from the article “The President’s Mother, the Anthropologist and the Anthropologist’s Son: Anthropological Issues and US President Obama” by David Lampert published in the latest issue of our journal, Anthropology in Action: Journal for Applied Anthropology in Policy and Practice. As of 2018, this journal is Open Access per the Knowledge Unlatched Select […]

Visit Berghahn Books at the SFAA Annual Meeting 2016

We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at The Society for Applied Anthropology 76th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 29 – April 2, 2016. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples. If you are […]

Lovely Day for a Dander

  The following is a guest blog post written by Karen Lane, whose article Canine Connections: Fieldwork with a Dog as Research Assistant appeared in Volume 22, Number 3 of the journal Anthropology in Action.

Helping without Harming and Minding the Balance

Author Emma Kowal explores the “good” that well-meaning White Australians are doing for Indigenous Australians. This path to help is charted in Trapped in the Gap: Doing Good in Indigenous Australia, a recently published book that asks the question: How can one help without harming? Following, Kowal explains the origins and reception of her work […]

Visions of The Other: Swiss & Malagasy See, But Do They Understand?

Where do Switzerland and Madagascar meet, and what do the people of each place think of those in the other? Eva Keller, in her recently published Beyond the Lens of Conservation: Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another, in seeking to connect these two places winds up highlighting the disconnect between them. Following, the author […]

‘Healing Roots’: Author Traces Life of Wild Plant from Farm to Pharm

The healing powers of a plant in sub-Saharan Africa, long used for indigenous medicine, are now being harnessed as a pharmaceutical to be more widely produced and sold. Author Julie Laplante follows this path of production of Artemesia Afra from a wild-growing bush to a processed, controlled substance in her soon-to-be-published monograph, Healing Roots: Anthropology […]

Awards, Authors, Anthropology: AAA 2014 Conference Recap

This year’s American Anthropological Association conference in Washington, D.C. was quite a success for Berghahn Books.   The conference started Wednesday, December 3, with an awards ceremony, at which our publisher Marion Berghahn earned the AAA Executive Director’s Award.