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Friendship without Borders
March 2020

Friendship without Borders

Women's Stories of Power, Politics, and Everyday Life across East and West Germany

Leask, P.
After the Pink Tide
March 2020

After the Pink Tide

Corporate State Formation and New Egalitarianisms in Latin America

Gold, M. & Zagato, A. (eds)
Navigating Miscarriage
March 2020

Navigating Miscarriage

Social, Medical and Conceptual Perspectives

Kilshaw, S. & Borg, K. (eds)
Not Even Past
March 2020

Not Even Past

How the United States Ends Wars

Fitzgerald, D., Ryan, D., & Thompson, J. M. (eds)
Media Practices and Changing African Socialities
March 2020

Media Practices and Changing African Socialities

Non-media-centric Perspectives

Helle-Valle, J. & Strom-Mathiesen, A. (eds)
Postwar Soldiers
March 2020

Postwar Soldiers

Historical Controversies and West German Democratization, 1945–1955

Echternkamp, J.
Space, Place and Identity
March 2020

Space, Place and Identity

Wodaabe of Niger in the 21st Century

Köhler, F.
The Children of Gregoria
March 2020

The Children of Gregoria

Dogme Ethnography of a Mexican Family

Kristensen, R. & Adeath Villamil, C.
Rhetorical Minds
April 2020

Rhetorical Minds

Meditations on the Cognitive Science of Persuasion

Oakley, T.
Selfishness and Selflessness
April 2020

Selfishness and Selflessness

New Approaches to Understanding Morality

Layne, L. L. (ed)
Total Atheism
April 2020

Total Atheism

Secular Activism and the Politics of Difference in South India

Binder, S.
Protest, Youth and Precariousness
April 2020

Protest, Youth and Precariousness

The Unfinished Fight against Austerity in Portugal

Carmo, R. M. & Vasconcelos Simões, J. A. (eds)
Theorising Media and Conflict
April 2020

Theorising Media and Conflict

Budka, P. & Bräuchler, B. (eds)
Structures of Protection?
May 2020

Structures of Protection?

Rethinking Refugee Shelter

Scott-Smith, T. & Breeze, M. E. (eds)
Abortion in Post-revolutionary Tunisia
May 2020

Abortion in Post-revolutionary Tunisia

Politics, Medicine and Morality

Maffi, I.
Can Academics Change the World?
May 2020

Can Academics Change the World?

An Israeli Anthropologist's Testimony on the Rise and Fall of a Protest Movement on Campus

Shokeid, M.
Finding Ways Through Eurospace
May 2020

Finding Ways Through Eurospace

West African Movers Re-viewing Europe from the Inside

Schapendonk, J.
Spaces of Solidarity
May 2020

Spaces of Solidarity

Karen Activism in the Thailand-Burma Borderlands

Sharples, R.
Pacing Mobilities
June 2020

Pacing Mobilities

Timing, Intensity, Tempo and Duration of Human Movements

Amit, V. & Salazar, N. B. (eds)
Ours Once More
June 2020

Ours Once More

Folklore, Ideology, and the Making of Modern Greece

Herzfeld, M.
States of Imitation
June 2020

States of Imitation

Mimetic Governmentality and Colonial Rule

Ladwig, P. & Roque, R. (eds)
Borders across Healthcare
June 2020

Borders across Healthcare

Moral Economies of Healthcare and Migration in Europe

Sahraoui, N. (ed)
Time Work
June 2020

Time Work

Studies of Temporal Agency

Flaherty, M. G., Meinert, L., & Dalsgård, A. L. (eds)
Urban Sustainability in the Arctic
June 2020

Urban Sustainability in the Arctic

Measuring Progress in Circumpolar Cities

Orttung, R. W.
An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology
July 2020

An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology

Raising the Dead with Agent-Based Models, Archaeogaming and Artificial Intelligence

Graham, S.
Tides of Empire
July 2020

Tides of Empire

Religion, Development, and Environment in Cambodia

Work, C.
Blurring Timescapes, Subverting Erasure
July 2020

Blurring Timescapes, Subverting Erasure

Remembering Ghosts on the Margins of History

Surface-Evans, S., Garrison, A. E. & Supernant, K. (eds)
Birds of Passage
July 2020

Birds of Passage

Hunting and Conservation in Malta

Falzon, M.-A.
Beyond Filial Piety
July 2020

Beyond Filial Piety

Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies

Shea, J., Moore, K., & Zhang, H. (eds)
Agency in Transnational Memory Politics
July 2020

Agency in Transnational Memory Politics

Wüstenberg, J. & Sierp, A. (eds)
After Society
July 2020

After Society

Anthropological Trajectories out of Oxford

Pina-Cabral, J. & Bowman, G. (eds)
Punks and Skins United
August 2020

Punks and Skins United

Identity, Class and the Economics of an Eastern German Subculture

Venstel, A.
Under the Sign of the Cross
August 2020

Under the Sign of the Cross

The People’s Salvation Cathedral and the Church-Building Industry in Postsocialist Romania

Tateo, G.
Modernity and the Unmaking of Men
August 2020

Modernity and the Unmaking of Men

Schuber, V.
Who’s Cashing In?
August 2020

Who’s Cashing In?

Contemporary Perspectives on New Monies and Global Cashlessness

Sen, A., Lindquist, J., & Kolling, M. (eds)
Financialization
August 2020

Financialization

Relational Approaches

Hann, C. & Kalb, D. (eds)
Collective and State Violence in Turkey
August 2020

Collective and State Violence in Turkey

The Construction of a National Identity from Empire to Nation-State

Astourian, S. & Kévorkian, R. (eds)
Heirs of the Bamboo
September 2020

Heirs of the Bamboo

Identity and Ambivalence among the Eurasian Macanese

Gaspar, M. C.
Search After Method
September 2020

Search After Method

Sensing, Moving, and Imagining in Anthropological Fieldwork

Laplante, J., Gandsman, A., & Scobie, W. (eds)
Reconciliation Road
September 2020

Reconciliation Road

Willy Brandt, Ostpolitik and the Quest for European Peace

Schoenborn, B.
Facing the Crisis
September 2020

Facing the Crisis

Ethnographies of Work in Italian Industrial Capitalism

D'Aloisio, F. & Ghezzi, S. (eds)
Going Forward by Looking Back
September 2020

Going Forward by Looking Back

Archaeological Perspectives on Socio-Ecological Crisis, Response, and Collapse

Riede, F. & Sheets, P. (eds)
Nourishing Life
September 2020

Nourishing Life

Foodways and Humanity in an African Town

Huhn, A.
The Mobility of Memory
October 2020

The Mobility of Memory

Migrations and Diasporas across European Borders

Passerini, L., Trakilović, M., & Proglio, G. (eds)
Preventing Dementia?
October 2020

Preventing Dementia?

Critical Perspectives on a New Paradigm of Preparing for Old Age

Leibing, A. &Schicktanz, S. (eds)
Revealing the Invisible Mine
October 2020

Revealing the Invisible Mine

Social Complexities of an Undeveloped Mining Project

Skrzypek, E. E.
Aspirations of Young Adults in Urban Asia
October 2020

Aspirations of Young Adults in Urban Asia

Values, Family, and Identity

Westendorp, M., Remmert, D. & Finis, K. (eds)
We Come as Members of the Superior Race
October 2020

We Come as Members of the Superior Race

Distortions and Education Policy Discourse in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mfum-Mensah, O.
What Now
October 2020

What Now

Everyday Endurance and Social Intensity in an Australian Aboriginal Community

Dalley, C.
Moebius Anthropology
October 2020

Moebius Anthropology

Essays on the Forming of Form

Handelman, D., Shapiro, M. (ed), & Feldman, J. (ed)
Ecological Nostalgias
November 2020

Ecological Nostalgias

Memory, Affect and Creativity in Times of Ecological Upheavals

Angé, O. & Berliner, D. (eds)
Dust Inside
November 2020

Dust Inside

Fighting and Living with Asbestos-Related Disasters in Brazil

Mazzeo, A.
Nature Wars
November 2020

Nature Wars

Essays Around a Contested Concept

Ellen, R.
Homo Itinerans
November 2020

Homo Itinerans

Towards a Global Ethnography of Afghanistan

Monsutti, A.
Invisible Faces - Hidden Stories
November 2020

Invisible Faces - Hidden Stories

Narratives of Vulnerable Populations and Their Caregivers

Obeng, C. S. & Obeng, S. G. (eds)
Politics of the Dunes
November 2020

Politics of the Dunes

Poetry, Architecture, and Coloniality at the Open City

Woods, M.
The Helmand Baluch
November 2020

The Helmand Baluch

A Native Ethnography of the People of Southwest Afghanistan

Amiri†, G. R.
The Sea Commands
December 2020

The Sea Commands

Community and Perception of the Environment in a Portuguese Fishing Village

Mendes, P.
Waithood
December 2020

Waithood

Gender, Education, and Global Delays in Marriage and Childbearing

Inhorn, M. C. & SMith-Hefner, N. J. (eds)
Lands of the Future
January 2021

Lands of the Future

Anthropological Perspectives on Pastoralism, Land Deals and Tropes of Modernity in Eastern Africa

Gabbert, E. C., Gebresenbet, F., Galaty, J. G., & Schlee, G. (eds)
In the Shadow of the Great War
January 2021

In the Shadow of the Great War

Physical Violence in East-Central Europe, 1917–1923

Böhler, J., Konrád, O., Kučera, R. (eds)
Unlocking the Love-Lock
January 2021

Unlocking the Love-Lock

The History and Heritage of a Contemporary Custom

Houlbrook, C.
Anthropology and Ethnography are Not Equivalent
January 2021

Anthropology and Ethnography are Not Equivalent

Reorienting Anthropology for the Future

Ahmad, I. (ed)
Embodying Borders
January 2021

Embodying Borders

A Migrant’s Right to Health, Universal Rights and Local Policies

Ferrero, L., Vargas, A. C., & Quagliariello, C. (eds)
Imagining Bosnian Muslims in Central Europe
January 2021

Imagining Bosnian Muslims in Central Europe

Representations, Transfers and Exchanges

Šístek, F. (ed)
Risk on the Table
January 2021

Risk on the Table

Food Production, Health, and the Environment

Creager, A. N. H. & Gaudilière, J.-P. (eds)
Rhetoric and Social Relations
February 2021

Rhetoric and Social Relations

Dialectics of Bonding and Contestation

Abbink, J. & LaTosky, S. (eds)
Experiencing Materiality
February 2021

Experiencing Materiality

Museum Perspectives

Gamberi, V.
South Africa's Dream of Empire
February 2021

South Africa's Dream of Empire

Ethnologists and Apartheid in Namibia

Gordon, R. J.
The Best We Share
March 2021

The Best We Share

Nation, Culture and World-Making in the UNESCO World Heritage Arena

Brumann, C.
The Struggle for the Past
March 2021

The Struggle for the Past

How We Construct Social Memories

Jelin, E.
Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls
March 2021

Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls

Transnational Approaches

Moletsane, R., Wiebesiek, L.,Treffry-Goatley, A. & Mandrona, A. (eds)
Agent of Change
March 2021

Agent of Change

The Deposition and Manipulation of Ash in the Past

Roth, B. J. & Adams, E. C. (eds)
Floating Economies
March 2021

Floating Economies

The Cultural Ecology of the Dal Lake in Kashmir, India

Casimir, M. J.
Religion and Pride
March 2021

Religion and Pride

Hindus in Search of Recognition in La Réunion

Lang, N.
A Taste of Oppression
March 2021

A Taste of Oppression

A Political Ethnography of Everyday Life in Belarus

Hervouet, R.
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The Children of Gregoria

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