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IMPORTANT: Print Books Distribution Announcement
As we look forward to a productive 2017, Berghahn Books Inc. is undertaking significant changes to its print books distribution management. We are delighted to announce that as of March 1st 2017, responsibility for print distribution for the Americas, Australasia, China, Taiwan, and Japan will be taken over by the Academic Services Division of the Ingram […]
Stop by Berghahn Books at ASEH 2017 Conference!
We are exited to announce that we will be present at the 2017 American Society for Environmental History Conference in Chicago, IL, March 29- April 2, 2017. Please stop by the Berghahn table to browse our latest selection of books at a special discount price & pick up free journal samples. If you are unable […]
Visit Berghahn Books at the SfAA Annual Meeting 2017!
We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at The Society for Applied Anthropology 77th Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, NM, March 28 – April 1, 2017. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples. If you […]
World Water Day
World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. For an opportunity to learn more about water related issues and how to take action to make a difference please visit www.worldwaterday.org In recognition of this year’s […]
Visit Berghahn stand at the Society for Cinema & Media Studies conference!
We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the 58th Annual Conference of the Society for Cinema & Media Studies in Chicago, IL on March 22 – 26, 2017. Please stop by our stand to meet the editor, browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices and pick up free journal samples. For […]
How Eurocentrism & Coloniality Shaped Africa
What is Eurocentrism? What is an Athens-to-Washington discourse of world history? And how does the continent of Africa fit into this worldview? Empire, Global Coloniality and African Subjectivity came about as a way for us to find answers to these questions and light Africa’s situation within the ‘zone of non-being.’ Below, Dr. Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni explains […]
Lovely Day for a Dander
Lovely Day for a DanderThe following was written by Karen Lane, whose article Canine Connections: Fieldwork with a Dog as Research Assistant appeared in a recent issue of the journal Anthropology in Action.‘Torridon! It’s Torridon!’Five excited children run up the street, keeping pace with ... Continue reading on Tumblr
Film Pick: La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc (1928)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (French: La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) is a 1928 silent film based on the actual record of the trial of Joan of Arc. The film was directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer and stars Renée Jeanne Falconetti as Joan. It is widely regarded as a landmark of cinema, especially for its p ... Continue reading on Tumblr
What is Life Like for Tibetan Refugees?
What is Life Like for Tibetan Refugees?Since the arrival of the first Tibetans in exile in 1959, a vast and continuous wave of international – especially Western – support has permitted these refugees to survive and even to flourish in their temporary places of residence. Today, these Tibetan re ... Continue reading on Tumblr
Reading Rousseau in the Anthropocene
I’m a critical environmental anthropologist, which means I make my living by having serious doubts about every term in this aspirational self-description. Writing and teaching under such a sign has always been hard, but it’s gotten even harder lately, for painfully obvious reasons. For example, ... Continue reading →
Chris Hann: Beleaguered pseudo-continent: Happy birthday, Europe!
This post is part of a feature on anthropologists on the EU at 60, moderated and edited by Don Kalb (Central European University and University of Bergen). Sixty this month, the European Union is almost as old as I am. Should we, in March 2017, celebrate a beacon of ... Continue reading →
Blog: Museum Worlds
The Black Lives Matter Movement in the National Museum of African American History and Culture
by Rod Clare, Elon University
It has been over forty years since the mostly successful conclusion of the Civil Rights movement in the United States. While some may have thought the election of an African-American president in 2008 heralded a “postracial” America, continued ... Continue reading →