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SIMULATED SHELVES

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Archaeology, Film, and History along with our new-in-paperback titles and new Berghahn journal issues released in October. Anthropology DISASTER UPON DISASTERExploring the Gap Between Knowledge, Policy and PracticeEdited by Susanna M. Hoffman and Roberto E. BarriosVol. 2, Catastrophes in Context […]

See you at AAA!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the American Anthropological Association‘s annual meeting on November 20–24, 2019. Please stop by booth #308 to browse our selection of books and pick up free journal samples. See a sneak peak of our AAA offerings here.  Please join us on Thursday, November 21st at 3:30 PM for a wine reception at the Berghahn […]

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. THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDEEvidence […]

TRANSFORMING STUDY ABROAD

Neriko 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.” What is your personal experience with study abroad? Do you think these experiences influenced your […]

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 […]

Leyla and Eman

Connecting German-Turkish and Syrian-Turkish Stories By SUSAN BETH ROTTMANN, Özyeğin University As my new book on German-Turkish return migrants, In Pursuit of Belonging (2019), is hitting shelves, I am researching Syrian migration to Turkey and Europe as part of an EU Horizon 2020 grant. The grant, called RESPOND-Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and […]

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! This model was developed […]

Free Chapter Download: From Threatening to Threatened Jungles

Follow the links below to receive a free eBook chapter of Claudia Leal’s timely examination of the relationship between human societies and the Amazon rain forest.

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, […]

Blog: EnviroSociety

New Featured Article!: Carbon Value between Equivalence and Differentiation

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—”Carbon Value between Equivalence and Differentiation”—comes from Volume 5 (2014). In his article, Steffen Dalsgaard reviews the different understandings of value implicated in ... Continue reading →

Blog: FocaalBlog

William Suárez-Gómez and Ismael García-Colón: Puerto Rico: Resistance in the world’s oldest colony

In July 2019, Puerto Rico was in turmoil. An organic movement asking for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló emerged throughout this US colonial territory. After 12 days of mass protests, the governor resigned on 24 July. The international media portrayed his resignation as a successful ... Continue reading →

Blog: Museum Companion

Brazil’s 200-year-old Museu Nacional destroyed by fire

One of the largest natural history museums in the Americas was engulfed in flame on Sunday, 2 September 2018. A majority of Rio de Janeiro’s 200-year-old Museu Nacional's archive is believed to have been destroyed. The museum's collections included items brought to Brazil by Dom Pedro I, ... Continue reading →

Blog: AJEC Blog

Świebodzin’s statue of Jesus: sacred space or tourist destination?

Blog post by Robert Parkin I have been visiting western Poland for the past quarter of a century and more, partly for personal reasons, partly to do research especially on politics and identity in what until WWII had been a German region. My base while there has been Świebodzin, a ... Continue reading →

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