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Category Archives: Blog

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 free access to related journal articles.

BOOKS FOR AUSTRALIA DAY

To mark this year’s Australia Day we present a selection of our latest titles on aspects of in Australia. Here are paperbacks, eBooks, and hardbacks on everything from health care for the elderly to film and song, the lives and struggles of the indigenous population, and how the nation has faced its colonial legacies.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Theodoros Rakopoulos on From Clans to Co-ops.

To mark the the first publication in paperback of his acclaimed From Clans to Co-ops: Confiscated Mafia Land in Sicily, Theodoros Rakopoulos kindly agreed to discuss his work, the fieldwork behind it, and how co-ops came to assume a role in the rejection of the mafia. THEODOROS RAKOPOULOS is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the […]

For course adoption and reading lists: our latest paperbacks!

We’re publishing twelve paperbacks in just two months. See them all here.

FIRE ON THE ISLAND: FEAR, HOPE AND A CHRISTIAN REVIVAL IN VANUATU

By TOM BRATRUD Since Fire on the Island was one of our most popular and well-received titles in 2022, we are delighted that its author Tom Bratrud has kindly contributed this exclusive article describing his fieldwork, events on the island, and the aims of his book.

Books for International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day aims to raise awareness about the challenges and difficulties of international migration. Berghahn Books is pleased to offer a selection of our Open Access titles on Refugee and Migration Studies. Berghahn Journals is also offering free access to related articles and special issues. See below for details.

Sexscapes of Pleasure: Women, Sexuality and the Whore Stigma in Italy

By ELENA ZAMBELLI ELENA ZAMBELLI is an ethnographer with interdisciplinary expertise on gender and sexuality, race, migration, and intersecting inequalities. She currently works at Lancaster University as Senior Research Associate. In this exclusive article Dr Zambelli discusses her new book, Sexscapes of Pleasure.

Overcoming Extreme Reflexivity Shock

In this exclusive article, Marta Rohatynskyj, author of ӦMIE SEX AFFILIATION: A PAPUAN NATURE, reveals the conundrum she faced when she first studied the Ӧmie of Papua New Guinea.

EXCERPT: THE BEST WE SHARE

In connection with the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, celebrated November 16th, Berghahn is excited to feature an excerpt from The Best We Share: Nation, Culture and World-Making in the UNESCO World Heritage Arena by Christoph Brumann. The paperback edition is forthcoming April 2023! Take advantage of the 25% discount on eBook and […]

Berghahn and the AAA annual meeting!

We are thrilled to be at the 2022 American Anthropological Association annual meeting (Seattle, November 9-13). We’re marking the occasion with some very special prices and free access to selected journals.