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World Refugee Day 2017

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. For more information please visit www.un.org.   In marking this year’s observance, […]

European Judaism at 50

This issue marks the beginning of the fifty-first year of publication of the journal, something to be registered with a degree of pride and not a little wonder. We have been served over this time with a remarkable series of editors, beginning with our founding editor Rabbi Dr Ignaz Maybaum z’l (1897-1976). In those early […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in May

Boyhood Studies An Interdisciplinary Journal Volume 10, Issue 1 With the theme of “Male Youth Sports: Changing Contexts and Emergent Perspectives,” this special issue presents contributions about boys in global sports contexts from fields as diverse as the history of sport, sport sociology, and sport psychology.

The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians

We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY on June 1-4, 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 […]

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

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

April 24 marks the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, and tens of thousands are expected to march to commemorate the event. Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is held annually to recognize and mourn more than 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide, the most tragic element of Armenian history. For more information on Armenian Genocide please […]

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.

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 […]

Milena Jesenská: Prague, the Morning of 15 March 1939

  Milena Jesenská (10 August 1896 – 17 May 1944) was a Czech journalist, writer, editor and translator. She is popularly remembered as one of Franz Kafka’s great loves, and Jesenská’s translation of The Stoker was the first translation of Kafka’s writings into any foreign language. After the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the German army, Jesenská […]