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Abortion in Post-revolutionary Tunisia
May 2020

Abortion in Post-revolutionary Tunisia

Politics, Medicine and Morality

Maffi, I.
Structures of Protection?
May 2020

Structures of Protection?

Rethinking Refugee Shelter

Scott-Smith, T. & Breeze, M. E. (eds)
Spaces of Solidarity
May 2020

Spaces of Solidarity

Karen Activism in the Thailand-Burma Borderlands

Sharples, R.
Finding Ways Through Eurospace
May 2020

Finding Ways Through Eurospace

West African Movers Re-viewing Europe from the Inside

Schapendonk, J.
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.
Borders across Healthcare
June 2020

Borders across Healthcare

Moral Economies of Healthcare and Migration in Europe

Sahraoui, N. (ed)
Urban Sustainability in the Arctic
June 2020

Urban Sustainability in the Arctic

Measuring Progress in Circumpolar Cities

Orttung, R. W.
Time Work
June 2020

Time Work

Studies of Temporal Agency

Flaherty, M. G., Meinert, L., & Dalsgård, A. L. (eds)
States of Imitation
June 2020

States of Imitation

Mimetic Governmentality and Colonial Rule

Ladwig, P. & Roque, R. (eds)
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.
Tides of Empire
July 2020

Tides of Empire

Religion, Development, and Environment in Cambodia

Work, C.
After Society
July 2020

After Society

Anthropological Trajectories out of Oxford

Pina-Cabral, J. & Bowman, G. (eds)
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.
Working in Greece and Turkey
July 2020

Working in Greece and Turkey

A Comparative Labour History from Empires to Nation-States, 1840–1940

Papastefanaki, L. & Kabadayı, M. E. (eds)
Birds of Passage
July 2020

Birds of Passage

Hunting and Conservation in Malta

Falzon, M.-A.
Agency in Transnational Memory Politics
July 2020

Agency in Transnational Memory Politics

Wüstenberg, J. & Sierp, A. (eds)
Beyond Filial Piety
July 2020

Beyond Filial Piety

Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies

Shea, J., Moore, K., & Zhang, H. (eds)
Blurring Timescapes, Subverting Erasure
August 2020

Blurring Timescapes, Subverting Erasure

Remembering Ghosts on the Margins of History

Surface-Evans, S., Garrison, A. E. & Supernant, K. (eds)
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.
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)
Punks and Skins United
August 2020

Punks and Skins United

Identity, Class and the Economics of an Eastern German Subculture

Venstel, A.
Financialization
August 2020

Financialization

Relational Approaches

Hann, C. & Kalb, D. (eds)
Modernity and the Unmaking of Men
August 2020

Modernity and the Unmaking of Men

Schuber, V.
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)
Facing the Crisis
September 2020

Facing the Crisis

Ethnographies of Work in Italian Industrial Capitalism

D'Aloisio, F. & Ghezzi, S. (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)
Nourishing Life
September 2020

Nourishing Life

Foodways and Humanity in an African Town

Huhn, A.
On Mediation
September 2020

On Mediation

Historical, Legal, Anthropological and International Perspectives

Härter, K., Hillemanns, C. & Schlee, G. (eds)
Reconciliation Road
September 2020

Reconciliation Road

Willy Brandt, Ostpolitik and the Quest for European Peace

Schoenborn, B.
Preventing Dementia?
October 2020

Preventing Dementia?

Critical Perspectives on a New Paradigm of Preparing for Old Age

Leibing, A. &Schicktanz, S. (eds)
The Mobility of Memory
October 2020

The Mobility of Memory

Migrations and Diasporas across European Borders

Passerini, L., Trakilović, M., & Proglio, G. (eds)
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)
Moebius Anthropology
October 2020

Moebius Anthropology

Essays on the Forming of Form

Handelman, D., Shapiro, M. (ed), & Feldman, J. (ed)
Revealing the Invisible Mine
October 2020

Revealing the Invisible Mine

Social Complexities of an Undeveloped Mining Project

Skrzypek, E. E.
What Now
October 2020

What Now

Everyday Endurance and Social Intensity in an Australian Aboriginal Community

Dalley, C.
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.
Homo Itinerans
November 2020

Homo Itinerans

Towards a Global Ethnography of Afghanistan

Monsutti, A.
Collective and State Violence in Turkey
November 2020

Collective and State Violence in Turkey

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

Astourian, S. & Kévorkian, R. (eds)
Dust Inside
November 2020

Dust Inside

Fighting and Living with Asbestos-Related Disasters in Brazil

Mazzeo, A.
Ecological Nostalgias
November 2020

Ecological Nostalgias

Memory, Affect and Creativity in Times of Ecological Upheavals

Angé, O. & Berliner, D. (eds)
Politics of the Dunes
November 2020

Politics of the Dunes

Poetry, Architecture, and Coloniality at the Open City

Woods, M.
Invisible Faces and Hidden Stories
November 2020

Invisible Faces and Hidden Stories

Narratives of Vulnerable Populations and Their Caregivers

Obeng, C. S. & Obeng, S. G. (eds)
The Helmand Baluch
November 2020

The Helmand Baluch

A Native Ethnography of the People of Southwest Afghanistan

Amiri, G. R.
Nature Wars
November 2020

Nature Wars

Essays Around a Contested Concept

Ellen, 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)
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)
Embodying Borders
January 2021

Embodying Borders

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

Ferrero, L., Quagliariello, C., & Vargas, A. C. (eds)
Risk on the Table
January 2021

Risk on the Table

Food Production, Health, and the Environment

Creager, A. N. H. & Gaudilière, J.-P. (eds)
Anthropology and Ethnography are Not Equivalent
January 2021

Anthropology and Ethnography are Not Equivalent

Reorienting Anthropology for the Future

Ahmad, I. (ed)
Imagining Bosnian Muslims in Central Europe
January 2021

Imagining Bosnian Muslims in Central Europe

Representations, Transfers and Exchanges

Šístek, F. (ed)
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)
South Africa's Dreams
February 2021

South Africa's Dreams

Ethnologists and Apartheid in Namibia

Gordon, R. J.
Experiencing Materiality
February 2021

Experiencing Materiality

Museum Perspectives

Gamberi, V.
Rhetoric and Social Relations
February 2021

Rhetoric and Social Relations

Dialectics of Bonding and Contestation

Abbink, J. & LaTosky, S. (eds)
Religion and Pride
March 2021

Religion and Pride

Hindus in Search of Recognition in La Réunion

Lang, N.
The Struggle for the Past
March 2021

The Struggle for the Past

How We Construct Social Memories

Jelin, E.
Agent of Change
March 2021

Agent of Change

The Deposition and Manipulation of Ash in the Past

Roth, B. J. & Adams, E. C. (eds)
All Tomorrow's Cultures
March 2021

All Tomorrow's Cultures

Anthropological Engagements with the Future

Collins, S. G.
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)
Floating Economies
March 2021

Floating Economies

The Cultural Ecology of the Dal Lake in Kashmir, India

Casimir, M. J.
A Taste for Oppression
March 2021

A Taste for Oppression

A Political Ethnography of Everyday Life in Belarus

Hervouet, R.
The Best We Share
March 2021

The Best We Share

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

Brumann, C.
Liminal Moves
April 2021

Liminal Moves

Traveling along Places, Meanings, and Times

Cangià, F.
Remaking the Human
April 2021

Remaking the Human

Cosmetic Technologies of Body Repair, Reshaping, and Replacement

Jarrín, A. & Pussetti, C. (eds)
In-Betweenness in Greater Khartoum
April 2021

In-Betweenness in Greater Khartoum

Spaces, Temporalities, and Identities from Separation to Revolution

Franck, A., Casciarri, B., & Salim El-Hassan, I. (eds)
Ethnographies of Power
April 2021

Ethnographies of Power

A Political Anthropology of Energy

Loloum, T., Abram, S., & Ortar, N. (eds)
Ethnography in the Raw
April 2021

Ethnography in the Raw

Life in a Luzon Village

Moeran, B.
Authenticity and Authorship in Pacific Island Encounters
April 2021

Authenticity and Authorship in Pacific Island Encounters

New Lives of Old Imaginaries

Mageo, J. & Knauft, B. (eds)
Exchanging Objects
April 2021

Exchanging Objects

Nineteenth-Century Museum Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution

Nichols, C. A.
Matsutake Worlds
April 2021

Matsutake Worlds

Faier, L. & Hathaway, M. J. (eds)
Merchant Kings
April 2021

Merchant Kings

Corporate Governmentality in the Dutch Colonial Empire, 1815–1870

Schrauwers, A.
Mattering the Invisible
May 2021

Mattering the Invisible

Technologies, Bodies, and the Realm of the Spectral

Espírito Santo, D. & Hunter, J. (eds)
Hope and Insufficiency
May 2021

Hope and Insufficiency

Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison

Douglas-Jones, R. & Shaffner, J. (eds)
Beyond the Veil
May 2021

Beyond the Veil

Reflexive Studies of Death and Dying

Thamann, A. & Christodoulaki, K. M. (eds)
To See a Moose
May 2021

To See a Moose

The History of Polish Sex Education

Kościańska, A.
A Twisted Style
May 2021

A Twisted Style

The Culture of Dreadlocks in “Western” Societies

Jerrentrup, M. T.
Un-Settling Middle Eastern Refugees
May 2021

Un-Settling Middle Eastern Refugees

Regimes of Exclusion and Inclusion in the Middle East, Europe, and North America

Inhorn, M. C. & Volk, L. (eds)
The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy
May 2021

The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy

Perspectives on the Political Sociology of Max Weber

Mommsen†, W. J.
In Memory of Times to Come
June 2021

In Memory of Times to Come

Ironies of History in Southeastern Papua New Guinea

Demian, M.
Sovereign Forces
June 2021

Sovereign Forces

Everyday Challenges to Environmental Governance in Latin America

McNeish, J.-A.
Evil Eye in Christian Orthodox Society
June 2021

Evil Eye in Christian Orthodox Society

A Journey from Envy to Personhood

Souvlakis, N.
NGOs and Lifeworlds in Africa
June 2021

NGOs and Lifeworlds in Africa

Transdisciplinary Perspectives

Kalfelis, M. C. & Knodel, K. (eds)
Embracing Landscape
June 2021

Embracing Landscape

Living with Reindeer and Hunting Among Spirits in South Siberia

Küçüküstel, S.
Delta Life
June 2021

Delta Life

Exploring Dynamic Environments where Rivers Meet the Sea

Krause, F. & Harris, M. (eds)
The Moral Work of Anthropology
June 2021

The Moral Work of Anthropology

Ethnographic Studies of Anthropologists at Work

Mogensen, H. & Hansen, B. G. (eds)
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