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The Bressonians
July 2017

The Bressonians

French Cinema and the Culture of Authorship

Morari, C.
The Women's Liberation Movement
July 2017

The Women's Liberation Movement

Impacts and Outcomes

Schulz, K. (ed)
Mad Mädchen
July 2017

Mad Mädchen

Feminism and Generational Conflict in Recent German Literature and Film

McCarthy, M.
Transborder Media Spaces
July 2017

Transborder Media Spaces

Ayuujk Videomaking between Mexico and the US

Kummels, I.
Travel and Representation
July 2017

Travel and Representation

Lean, G., Staiff, R., & Waterton, E. (eds)
Gender, Violence, Refugees
August 2017

Gender, Violence, Refugees

Buckley-Zistel, S. & Krause, U. (eds)
Living Before Dying
August 2017

Living Before Dying

Imagining and Remembering Home

Davies, J.
Images from Paradise
August 2017

Images from Paradise

The Visual Communication of the European Union's Federalist Utopia

Salgó, E.
A Goddess in Motion
August 2017

A Goddess in Motion

Visual Creativity in the Cult of María Lionza

Canals, R.
Cultural Borders of Europe
August 2017

Cultural Borders of Europe

Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the Present and the Past

Andrén, M., Lindkvist, T., Söhrman, I. & Vajta, K. (eds)
Power in Practice
September 2017

Power in Practice

The Pragmatic Anthropology of Afro-Brazilian Capoeira

González Varela, S.
Fertility, Conjuncture, Difference
September 2017

Fertility, Conjuncture, Difference

Anthropological Approaches to the Heterogeneity of Modern Fertility Declines

Kreager, P. & Bochow, A. (eds)
House of the Waterlily
September 2017

House of the Waterlily

A Novel of the Ancient Maya World

Carmean, K.
Spanish Lessons
September 2017

Spanish Lessons

Cinema and Television in Contemporary Spain

Smith, P. J.
Moral Engines
October 2017

Moral Engines

Exploring the Ethical Drives in Human Life

Mattingly, C., Dyring, R., Louw, M., & Schwarz Wentzer, T. (eds)
The Anthropology of the Fetus
October 2017

The Anthropology of the Fetus

Biology, Culture, and Society

Han, S., Betsinger, T. K., & Scott, A. B. (eds)
The Voice of Prophecy
October 2017

The Voice of Prophecy

And Other Essays

Ardener†, E.
Culture Change and Ex-Change
October 2017

Culture Change and Ex-Change

Syncretism and Anti-Syncretism in Bena, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

Knapp, R.
Gender in Georgia
October 2017

Gender in Georgia

Feminist Perspectives on Culture, Nation, and History in the South Caucasus

Barkaia, M. & Waterston, A. (eds)
Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters
October 2017

Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters

Making Likenesses in Time, Trade, and Ritual Reconfigurations

Mageo, J. & Hermann, E. (eds)
Foucault's Orient
October 2017

Foucault's Orient

The Conundrum of Cultural Difference, From Tunisia to Japan

Lazreg, M.
Eastern Europe Unmapped
October 2017

Eastern Europe Unmapped

Beyond Borders and Peripheries

Kacandes, I. & Komska, Y. (eds)
Bishkek Boys
November 2017

Bishkek Boys

Neighbourhood Youth and Urban Change in Kyrgyzstan’s Capital

Schröder, P.
Cyprus and its Conflicts
November 2017

Cyprus and its Conflicts

Representations, Materialities, and Cultures

Doudaki, V. & Carpentier, N. (eds)
Vital Diplomacy
November 2017

Vital Diplomacy

The Ritual Everyday on a Dammed River in Amazonia

Nahum-Claudel. C.
Cultural Topographies of the New Berlin
November 2017

Cultural Topographies of the New Berlin

Bauer, K. & Hosek, J. R. (eds)
Selfhood and Recognition
November 2017

Selfhood and Recognition

Melanesian and Western Accounts of Relationality

Galuschek, A. C.
Visitors to the House of Memory
December 2017

Visitors to the House of Memory

Identity and Political Education at the Jewish Museum Berlin

Bishop Kendzia, V.
Singing Ideas
December 2017

Singing Ideas

Performance, Politics and Oral Poetry

Ní Shíocháin, T.
Returning Life
December 2017

Returning Life

Language, Life Force and History in Kilimanjaro

Myhre, K. C.
Contrarian Anthropology
December 2017

Contrarian Anthropology

The Unwritten Rules of Academia

Nader, L.
The Ethics of Seeing
December 2017

The Ethics of Seeing

Photography and Twentieth-Century German History

Evans, J., Betts P., & Hoffmann, S.-L. (eds)
Staging Citizenship
December 2017

Staging Citizenship

Roma, Performance and Belonging in EU Romania

Szeman, I.
The Witness as Object
January 2018

The Witness as Object

Video Testimony in Memorial Museums

Jong, S. de
Cutting Cosmos
January 2018

Cutting Cosmos

Masculinity and Spectacular Events among the Bugkalot

Mikkelsen, H. H.
Money at the Margins
February 2018

Money at the Margins

Global Perspectives on Technology, Financial Inclusion and Design

Maurer, B., Musaraj, S., & Small, I. (eds)
After Difference
February 2018

After Difference

Queer Activism in Italy and Anthropological Theory

Heywood, P.
PC Worlds
February 2018

PC Worlds

Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Friedman, J.
Ambiguous Transitions
March 2018

Ambiguous Transitions

Gender, the State, and Everyday Life in Socialist and Postsocialist Romania

Massino, J.
World Heritage Craze in China
March 2018

World Heritage Craze in China

Universal Discourse, National Culture and Local Memory

Yan, H.
Heading for the Scene of the Crash
March 2018

Heading for the Scene of the Crash

The Cultural Analysis of America

Drummond, L.
The Virago Story
April 2018

The Virago Story

Assessing the Impact of a Feminist Publishing Phenomenon

Riley, C.
Lessons in Perception
April 2018

Lessons in Perception

The Avant-Garde Filmmaker as Practical Psychologist

Taberham, P.
Burgundy
April 2018

Burgundy

A Global Anthropology of Place and Taste

Demossier, M.
Dreams Made Small
May 2018

Dreams Made Small

The Education of Papuan Highlanders in Indonesia

Munro, J.
Mirrors of Passing
June 2018

Mirrors of Passing

Unlocking the Mysteries of Death, Materiality, and Time

Seebach, S. & Willerslev, R. (eds)
Reconceiving Muslim Men
June 2018

Reconceiving Muslim Men

Love and Marriage, Family and Care in Precarious Times

Inhorn, M. C. & Naguib, N. (eds)
Sense and Essence
July 2018

Sense and Essence

Heritage and the Cultural Production of the Real

Meyer, B. & van de Port, M. (eds)
Global Fluids
July 2018

Global Fluids

The Cultural Politics of Reproductive Waste and Value

Kroløkke, C.
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Critical Survey

Critical Survey

Joint Editors: Graham Holderness (University of Hertfordshire) and Bryan Loughrey

ISSN Print: 0011-1570
ISSN Online: 1752-2293
Volume 29/2017, 3 issues p.a. (spring, summer, winter)
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Durkheimian Studies

Durkheimian Studies

Études Durkheimiennes

Editor: W. Watts Miller

ISSN Print: 1362-024X
ISSN Online: 1752-2307
Volume 23/2017, 1 issue p.a. (winter)
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European Comic Art

European Comic Art

Editors: Laurence Grove, University of Glasgow
Ann Miller, University of Leicester
Anne Magnussen, University of Southern Denmark

ISSN Print: 1754-3797
ISSN Online: 1754-3800
Volume 10/2017, 2 issues p.a. (spring, autumn)
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Girlhood Studies

Girlhood Studies

An Interdisciplinary Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Claudia Mitchell, McGill University

ISSN Print: 1938-8209
ISSN Online: 1938-8322
Volume 10/2017, 3 issues p.a. (spring, summer, winter)
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Journeys

Journeys

The International Journal of Travel and Travel Writing

Editors: Maria Pia Di Bella, CNRS-IRIS-EHESS, Paris and Brian Yothers, University of Texas at El Paso

ISSN Print: 1465-2609
ISSN Online: 1752-2358
Volume 18/2017, 2 issues p.a. (summer, winter)
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Projections

Projections

The Journal for Movies and Mind

Editor: Stephen Prince, Virginia Tech

ISSN Print: 1934-9688
ISSN Online: 1934-9696
Volume 11/2017, 2 issues pa. (summer, winter)
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Sartre Studies International

Sartre Studies International

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Existentialism and Contemporary Culture

ISSN Print: 1357-1559
ISSN Online: 1558-5476
Volume 23/2017, 2 issues p.a. (spring, winter)
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