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Berghahn Books will be attending NECS 2017!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the NECS conference in Paris, France from the 29th June – 1st July 2017. Please stop by to browse our selection of titles on display at discounted prices, and take away some free journal samples. If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide […]

Visit Berghahn Books at ECAS 2017!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the 7th European Conference on African Studies in Basel, Switzerland from the 29th June – 1st July 2017. Please stop by to browse our selection of titles on display, and take away some free journal samples.   If you are unable to attend, we […]

World Refugee Day 2017

The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution. For more information please visit www.un.org.   In marking this year’s observance, […]

European Judaism at 50

This issue marks the beginning of the fifty-first year of publication of the journal, something to be registered with a degree of pride and not a little wonder. We have been served over this time with a remarkable series of editors, beginning with our founding editor Rabbi Dr Ignaz Maybaum z’l (1897-1976). In those early […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in May

Boyhood Studies An Interdisciplinary Journal Volume 10, Issue 1 With the theme of “Male Youth Sports: Changing Contexts and Emergent Perspectives,” this special issue presents contributions about boys in global sports contexts from fields as diverse as the history of sport, sport sociology, and sport psychology. Democratic Theory An Interdisciplinary Journal Volume 4, Issue 1 […]

Environmental Storytelling

The following is an excerpt from Stories Make the World: Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary by Stephen Most. American environmental thinking emerged in response to the rise of industry, the acceleration of movement, and, as forests were leveled to make ties and fences, bridges and buildings and to clear land for crops […]

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Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. —Albert Camus ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Film Pick: Father and Daughter (2000)

Father and Daughter is a 2000 Dutch animated short film, made by Michaël Dudok de Wit. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2001.For more about this film, check out Films That Move Us: Moments of Narrative Impact in an Animated Short Film by Monika Suckfüll. ... Continue reading on Tumblr

“Peter Lorre is one of the remembered creatures of Hollywood. I say creature for he – or his screen persona – was so definitely the creation of this personality factory town; and I say remembered for so many have been forgotten – some more famous and some much better, or perhaps I should say ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Blog: EnviroSociety

Some Chemical and More-Than-Human Transformations of Sugar/Energy

Oblivious, or maybe not, to a warming planet and intense global discourse around renewable bioeconomy futures, a tiny sugar molecule one day is synthesized and then makes its way into a cell wall of a sugarcane plant in the southern region of Brazil. This is not the type of sugar that would be ... Continue reading →

Blog: FocaalBlog

Focaal Volume 2017, Issue 78: Boredom after the global financial crisis

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Focaal – Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology has recently published and is available online at its new home, www.berghahnjournals.com/focaal. This issue’s theme section, titled “Boredom after the global ... 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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