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Universal Children’s Day

In recognition of Universal Children’s Day, Berghahn Journals is offering FREE access to articles from Girlhood Studies, Boyhood Studies, and Anthropology of the Middle East until November 27!     Adolescent Girls with Disabilities in Humanitarian Settings: “I Am Not ‘Worthless’-I Am a Girl with a Lot to Share and Offer” Emma Pearce, Kathryn Paik and Omar Robles […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE October 2017 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, History, Medical Anthropology, and Mobil Studies. STRAYING FROM THE STRAIGHT PATH How Senses of Failure Invigorate Lived Religion Edited by Daan Beekers and David Kloos Volume 3, Studies in Social Analysis   “This rich collection of ethnographic […]

Who is María Lionza?

By Roger Canals, lecturer in the department of social anthropology at the University of Barcelona. The book A Goddess in Motion: Visual Creativity in the Cult of María Lionza finds its origins in my vivid interest in Afro-Latin American religions, art and visual anthropology. I understand the latter in a broad sense, that is, as […]

Africa Week

  This week is Africa Week! Africa Week celebrates and showcases Africa’s continuous advancements and achievements with respect to social, economic, political and environmental development. Read more here   In honor of Africa Week, we would like to provide you with a special discount offer. Receive a 50% discount on all African Studies titles found on our website until November […]

World Food Day

October 16th is World Food Day, a day of action against hunger. This day is an opportunity to come together and put an end to hunger by learning and educating about food, farming and nutrition. Join the global movement to end hunger! For more information on events, themes, or how you can make a different please visit Food and […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in September

       Conflict and Society Advances in Research Volume 3, 2017 This issue covers the following themes: private security, contentious concepts, and digital memories of peace and conflict.   Environment and Society Advances in Research Volume 8, 2017: Measurements and Metrics This volume explores how themes of measurement are played out in diverse settings and […]

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On your Marx: meet the modern-day communists

On your Marx: meet the modern-day communistsFurther Reading: Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biographyby Rolf Hosfeld ... Continue reading on Tumblr

A man is known by the books he reads. —Ralph Waldo Emerson ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Film Pick: A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

Fantasy film created by the British writing-directing-producing team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and set in England during WWII. It stars David Niven, Roger Livesey, Kim Hunter, Marius Goring and Raymond Massey. For more on David Niven and British Film, check out Je T’aime… M ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Blog: EnviroSociety

New Featured Article!: “Beyond the Anthropocene”

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month’s article—”Beyond the Anthropocene: Un-Earthing an Epoch”—comes from Volume 6 (2015). In their article, Valerie Olson and Lisa Messeri examine the Anthropocene’s emerging ... Continue reading →

Blog: FocaalBlog

Jeremy Morris: Cheesed off, but not because of sanctions: Russians adapt to immiseration as global capital increases its grip

With the constant, confusing, and often misinformed media noise around Russia, you would be forgiven for believing a number of unhelpfully distorting half-truths: that Russia has been a pariah state for a while (connected to sanctions after the occupation of Crimea and intervention in East ... Continue reading →

Blog: Museum Worlds

The Black Lives Matter Movement in the National Museum of African American History and Culture

by Rod Clare, Elon University

It has been over forty years since the mostly successful conclusion of the Civil Rights movement in the United States. While some may have thought the election of an African-American president in 2008 heralded a “postracial” America, continued ... Continue reading →

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