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The Armenian Genocide

10/31/19

Yesterday the US House of Representatives voted to recognize the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One as a genocide. Learn more about the Armenian Genocide by browsing the titles below. Visit our Genocide Studies page for more titles and sign up to receive subject-specific updates here.

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TRANSFORMING STUDY ABROAD

Transforming Study Abroad: A HandbookNeriko Musha Doerr’s recent monograph Transforming Study Abroad gives a thought-provoking and insightful look into the practice of study abroad, and discusses how employing theoretical frameworks that elucidate global power structures can deepen experiences and give new meaning to buzzwords like “global citizen” and “cultural competence.”

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Claudia Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief of Girlhood Studies, awarded Prix du Québec

Berghahn Books editor Claudia Mitchell has been awarded the Prix du Québec’s Leon-Gerin Prize, the highest honor for Québec researchers. To be considered, recipients must provide a high-quality scope of scientific production, have an international reach, and must have contributed to research training in their field or community development. Mitchell’s distinguished career certainly exceeds these expectations, as she has devoted her life to working with and for youth from around the world, focusing on gender-based violence prevention, HIV and AIDS awareness, and safety in sanitation and housing.

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Leyla and Eman

Connecting German-Turkish and Syrian-Turkish Stories

By SUSAN BETH ROTTMANN, Özyeğin University

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Open Access Week is Here!

Berghahn Open Anthro

Happy International Open Access week! This year’s theme is: “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” In recognition, Berghahn is excited to introduce Berghahn Open Anthro, a subscribe-to-open pilot launched in partnership with Libraria and Knowledge Unlatched to convert 13 core anthropology journals to open access in 2020!

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Free Chapter Download: From Threatening to Threatened Jungles

Receive a free eBook chapter of Claudia Leal’s timely examination of the relationship between human societies and the Amazon rain forest here.

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Happy International Archaeology Day!

Established in 2011 by the Archaeological Institute of America, International Archaeology Day is celebrated every third Saturday in October, commemorating the field of archaeology and its contributions to society. Local celebrations organized by the AIA and other institutions occur throughout the month of October. There are also many online activities associated with International Archaeology Day, including interactive digs, where one can digitally follow an excavation project as it happens.

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Happy World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated each year on 16 October to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.

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Happy birthday, Hannah Arendt!

Hannah Arendt (14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975), German-American philosopher and political theorist, was the first to argue that there were continuities between the age of European imperialism and the age of fascism in Europe. In her pivotal work The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951), she established that theories of race, notions of racial and cultural superiority, and the right of ‘superior races’ to expand territorially were themes that connected the white settler colonies, the other imperial possessions, and the fascist ideologies of post-Great War Europe.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day Offerings

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day by learning more about indigenous populations from around the world.

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