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Berghahn Books at the ISA 2016 Conference!

  We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at International Studies Association’s 57th Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 16th – 19th, 2016. Please stop by the Book Exhibit Hall and visit our booth #622 to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal […]

Nelson Mandela’s Mission

  by Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni   February 11th marks the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in 1990. Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative […]

Why Every Country Must Become “An Immigrant Country”

This is a guest post written by Adam K Webb, contributor to Volume 62, Number 142 of the journal Theoria. Adam K Webb is the author of the article titled “Not an Immigrant Country? Non-Western Racism and the Duties of Global Citizenship.” What is an “immigrant country”? The phrase brings to mind for most people […]

Reading Hannah Arendt

“There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking it-self is dangerous.” ― Hannah Arendt   Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) was one of the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth century. Born into a German-Jewish family, she was forced to leave Germany in 1933 and lived in Paris for the next eight years, working for a number of […]

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Issues Published in September & October

Anthropology in Action: Journal for Applied Anthropology in Policy and Practice Volume 22, Number 2 This issue features articles focusing on issues related to the Research Excellence Framework, the impact agenda, and debates surrounding open access. On December 18 2014, the results of the U.K.’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluation exercise were released. This was […]

International Day of Democracy 2015

  In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy—with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy—and invited all member states and organizations to commemorate the day in an appropriate manner that contributes to raising public awareness. Read more about this special day […]

“When I read Machiavelli, Marx rang true”

The below is a special guest post written by Manjeet Ramgotra, contributor to Theoria, Issue 139, and author of ‘Conservative Roots of Republicanism.’   My article “Conservative Roots of Republicanism” is a result of research I conducted for my PhD.  Initially, I had begun to work on Rousseau.  I developed a critique of Pocock’s understanding of […]