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Excerpt: Time and Midwifery Practice

The International Day of the Midwife (5 May) has been celebrated every year since 1992, recognizing the vital role midwives play in reproductive care. This year’s theme, Follow the Data: Invest in Midwives, focuses on coming together as a global midwife community to advocate for investment in quality midwifery care around the world, improving sexual, […]

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is held annually on April 24th to recognize and mourn more than 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide, the most tragic element of Armenian history.

International Roma Day

International Roma Day (8 April) recognizes the history and celebrates the cultures, traditions, and contributions of Gypsy, Roma, and Traveler communities.

Celebrating Anthropology Day with Open Access from Berghahn Books

Berghahn Books supports practical open access policies that help make scholarship available to a broader audience in a sustainable way. In addition to offering gold open access options that uphold publication mandates instituted by our authors’ funding partners, we also participate in initiatives, such as Knowledge Unlatched, which provide collective funding opportunities for selected titles. […]

Remembering the Holocaust

In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we would like to present a list of new and recent Holocaust and Genocide Studies titles, as well as related journal articles.

The Legacy of the Wannsee Conference: 80 Years Later

The New York Times recently featured an article on the Wannsee Conference, one of the most significant events in the history of The Holocaust. On 20 January 1942, fifteen senior German government officials attended a short meeting in Berlin to discuss the deportation and murder of the Jews of Nazi-occupied Europe. Despite lasting less than […]

Resilience and transformation in the Vietnamese marketplace

by Kirsten W. Endres, author of Market Frictions: Trade and Urbanization at the Vietnam-China Border

Myths around Men

by Dr Robin A Hadley, author of How is a Man Supposed to be a Man

Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison

by Rachel Douglas-Jones and Justin Shaffner, editors of Hope and Insufficiency: Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison We open our new edited collection Hope and Insufficiency by traveling the world in workshops. Three capacity building events, ranging from Paramaribo to Addis Ababa, sketched as thumbnails, form our introductory paragraph. These three events, drawn from thousands, simply […]

Celebrating 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. To mark this milestone, we are delighted to feature a selection of related titles in Food and Nutrition.