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Salon B

Episode 14

Stephen Gudeman

Ulf Hannerz says of Stephen Gudeman that he "may well be the internationally most renowned economic anthropologist of the late 20th and early 21st centuries."

In this episode of Salon B, Tom Bonnington, Social Sciences Associate Editor at Berghahn, talks with Stephen Gudeman about his new book Enlightening Encounters: The Journeys of an Anthropologist.

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The reception spectacle: on Ukrainian displacement and selective empathy at Europe's borders

FocaalBlog

Céline Cantat

The reception spectacle: on Ukrainian displacement and selective empathy at Europe's borders

Since the beginning of the Russian offensive on Ukraine on February 24th, over 5 million people have registered for temporary protection programmes and other schemes across Europe. By and large, Ukrainians have been granted access to assistance, and extended legal statuses allowing them to enter and settle in EU Member States. While this unusual generosity on the part of European States should be applauded, it has given rise to a range of questions about the differentiated treatment of Ukrainians as compared to other displaced groups.

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Featured Series

Worlds of Memory

Editors:

Jeffrey Olick, University of Virginia
Aline Sierp, Maastricht University
Jenny Wüstenberg, Nottingham Trent University

Published in collaboration with the Memory Studies Association

This book series publishes innovative and rigorous scholarship in the interdisciplinary and global field of memory studies. Memory studies includes all inquiries into the ways we—both individually and collectively— are shaped by the past. How do we represent the past to ourselves and to others? How do those representations shape our actions and understandings, whether explicitly or unconsciously?

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Interactive Map Project

The Walls of Santiago

Social Revolution and Political Aesthetics in Contemporary Chile

Terri Gordon-Zolov and Eric Zolov

A photo-illustrated record of Chilean protest art, along with reflections on artistic antecedents, global protest movements, and the long shadow cast by Chile’s authoritarian past.

From October 2019 until the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020, Chile was convulsed by protests and political upheaval, as what began as civil disobedience transformed into a vast resistance movement. Throughout, the most striking aspects of the protests were the murals, graffiti, and other political graphics that became ubiquitous in Chilean cities.

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EnviroSociety

Cascade Learning for Environmental Justice

Prerna Srigyan

Consider the Park Avenue Elementary School in Cudahy, located ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Or shift your attention to the Rani Jhansi Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in east Delhi, a few miles away from the Indian capital city’s most affluent neighborhoods. Though continents apart, what ties these two schools together is their shared exposure and experience to compounding environmental hazards. The former is built on top of a capped unregulated landfill/dump and the latter is surrounded by a massive, operational landfill, an interstate container depot, and waste processing facilities.

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Transformation, Hope and the Commons: A Belfast #EASA2022 conference

AJEC Blog

Transformation, Hope and the Commons: A Belfast #EASA2022 conference

Fiona Murphy and Evropi Chatzipanagiotidou, Queen’s University Belfast

An elegant female figure, a beacon of hope, composed of steel tubes and cast bronze, spirals upwards into the grey-blue Belfast skies. Her arms extend holding ‘the ring of thanksgiving’. Below her feet sits a globe betokening shared and universal ideals of peace, harmony and thanksgiving. Etched onto this globe are the cities and places where Belfast people and industries migrated and exported to. Belfast locals, well known for their vibrant sense of humour, know this beacon of hope by many other names such as ‘Nuala with the Hula’, the ‘Belle on the Ball,’ or a personal favourite the ‘Thing with the Ring.’

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New Paperbacks

Selling the Economic Miracle
December 2022

Selling the Economic Miracle

Economic Reconstruction and Politics in West Germany, 1949-1957

Spicka, M. E.
After the 'Socialist Spring'
November 2022

After the 'Socialist Spring'

Collectivisation and Economic Transformation in the GDR

Last, G.
Optimizing the German Workforce
November 2022

Optimizing the German Workforce

Labor Administration from Bismarck to the Economic Miracle

Meskill, D.
State of Peace in Europe, A
December 2022

A State of Peace in Europe

West Germany and the CSCE, 1966-1975

Hakkarainen, P.
Crime & Criminal Justice in Modern Germany
November 2022

Crime and Criminal Justice in Modern Germany

Wetzell, R. F. (ed)
Transactions with the World
October 2022

Transactions with the World

Ecocriticism and the Environmental Sensibility of New Hollywood

O'Brien, A.
Enduring Uncertainty
December 2022

Enduring Uncertainty

Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life

Hasselberg, I.
Parenthood between Generations
September 2022

Parenthood between Generations

Transforming Reproductive Cultures

Pooley, S. & Qureshi, K. (eds)
Bishkek Boys
August 2022

Bishkek Boys

Neighbourhood Youth and Urban Change in Kyrgyzstan’s Capital

Schröder, P.
Lessons in Perception
October 2022

Lessons in Perception

The Avant-Garde Filmmaker as Practical Psychologist

Taberham, P.
Rite of Urban Passage, The
October 2022

The Rite of Urban Passage

The Spatial Ritualization of Iranian Urban Transformation

Masoudi, R.
Views of Violence
November 2022

Views of Violence

Representing the Second World War in German and European Museums and Memorials

Echternkamp, J. & Jaeger, S. (eds)
Extinct Monsters to Deep Time
September 2022

Extinct Monsters to Deep Time

Conflict, Compromise, and the Making of Smithsonian's Fossil Halls

Marsh, D. E.
Going to Pentecost
December 2022

Going to Pentecost

An Experimental Approach to Studies in Pentecostalism

Eriksen, A. Blanes, R. L., MacCarthy, M.
Gendering Post-1945 German History
August 2022

Gendering Post-1945 German History

Entanglements

Hagemann, K., & Harsch, D., & Brühöfner, F. (eds)
Cyborg Mind
August 2022

Cyborg Mind

What Brain–Computer and Mind–Cyberspace Interfaces Mean for Cyberneuroethics

MacKellar, C.
Luso-Tropicalism and Its Discontents
November 2022

Luso-Tropicalism and Its Discontents

The Making and Unmaking of Racial Exceptionalism

Anderson, W., Roque, R., & Ventura Santos, R. (eds)
Engaging Evil
October 2022

Engaging Evil

A Moral Anthropology

Olsen, W. C. & Csordas, T. J. (eds)
Making Bodies Kosher
September 2022

Making Bodies Kosher

The Politics of Reproduction among Haredi Jews in England

Kasstan, B.
Mobile Urbanity
August 2022

Mobile Urbanity

Somali Presence in Urban East Africa

Carrier, N. & Scharrer, T. (eds)
In Search of European Liberalisms
November 2022

In Search of European Liberalisms

Concepts, Languages, Ideologies

Freeden, M., Fernández-Sebastián, J. & Leonhard, J. (eds)
When Will We Talk About Hitler?
December 2022

When Will We Talk About Hitler?

German Students and the Nazi Past

Oeser, A.
Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough
September 2022

Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough

Ethnographic Responses

Martínez, F. & Laviolette, P. (eds)
Submerged on the Surface
October 2022

Submerged on the Surface

The Not-So-Hidden Jews of Nazi Berlin, 1941–1945

Lutjens Jr., R. N.
Holocaust in Bohemia and Moravia
September 2022

The Holocaust in Bohemia and Moravia

Czech Initiatives, German Policies, Jewish Responses

Gruner, W.
Preservation and Place
December 2022

Preservation and Place

Historic Preservation by and of LGBTQ Communities in the United States

Crawford-Lackey, K. & Springate, M. E. (eds)
Germany On Their Minds
October 2022

Germany On Their Minds

German Jewish Refugees in the United States and Their Relationships with Germany, 1938–1988

Schenderlein, A. C.
Bourdieu and Social Space
November 2022

Bourdieu and Social Space

Mobilities, Trajectories, Emplacements

Reed-Danahay, D.
Comrades in Arms
December 2022

Comrades in Arms

Military Masculinities in East German Culture

Smith, T.
Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe, The
September 2022

The Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe

Baar, H. van & Kóczé, A. (eds)
Structures of Protection?
October 2022

Structures of Protection?

Rethinking Refugee Shelter

Scott-Smith, T. & Breeze, M. E. (eds)
Borders across Healthcare
October 2022

Borders across Healthcare

Moral Economies of Healthcare and Migration in Europe

Sahraoui, N. (ed)
Voices on War and Genocide
December 2022

Voices on War and Genocide

Three Accounts of the World Wars in a Galician Town

Bartov, O. (ed)
Writing the Great War
November 2022

Writing the Great War

The Historiography of World War I from 1918 to the Present

Cornelissen, C. & Weinrich, A. (eds)
Anthropological Toolkit, An
September 2022

An Anthropological Toolkit

Sixty Useful Concepts

Zeitlyn, D.
Ritual
September 2022

Ritual

What It Is, How It Works, and Why

Davis-Floyd, R. & Laughlin, C. D.
Enlightening Encounters
October 2022

Enlightening Encounters

The Journeys of an Anthropologist

Gudeman, S.

Open Access Titles

Managing Sacralities

Managing Sacralities

Competing and Converging Claims of Religious Heritage

Hemel, E. van den, Salemink, O., & Stengs, I. (eds)
Return of Polyandry, The

The Return of Polyandry

Kinship and Marriage in Central Tibet

Fjeld, H. E.
Tangled Mobilities

Tangled Mobilities

Places, Affects, and Personhood across Social Spheres in Asian Migration

Fresnoza-Flot, A. & Liu-Farrer, G. (eds)
Making Things Happen

Making Things Happen

Community Participation and Disaster Reconstruction in Pakistan

Murphy Thomas, J.
Grazing Communities

Grazing Communities

Pastoralism on the Move and Biocultural Heritage Frictions

Bindi, L. (ed)
Environing Empire

Environing Empire

Nature, Infrastructure and the Making of German Southwest Africa

Kalb, M.
Indigenous Resurgence

Indigenous Resurgence

Decolonialization and Movements for Environmental Justice

Dhillon, J.
Afropolitan Horizons

Afropolitan Horizons

Essays toward a Literary Anthropology of Nigeria

Hannerz, U.
Cooling Down

Cooling Down

Local Responses to Global Climate Change

Hoffman, S. M., Eriksen, T. H., & Mendes, P. (eds)
Refugees on the Move

Refugees on the Move

Crisis and Response in Turkey and Europe

Balkan, E. & Kutlu Tonak, Z. (eds)
Opening Up the University

Opening Up the University

Teaching and Learning with Refugees

Cantat, C., Cook, I., & Rajaram, P. K. (eds)
Times of History, Times of Nature

Times of History, Times of Nature

Temporalization and the Limits of Modern Knowledge

Ekstrom, A. & Bergwik, S. (eds)
Extremism, Society, and the State

Extremism, Society, and the State

Loperfido, G. (ed)
Transcending the Nostalgic

Transcending the Nostalgic

Landscapes of Postindustrial Europe beyond Representation

Jaramillo, G. S. & Tomann, J. (eds)
Anthroposcene of Weather and Climate, The

The Anthroposcene of Weather and Climate

Ethnographic Contributions to the Climate Change Debate

Sillitoe, P. (ed)
Moral Economy at Work

Moral Economy at Work

Ethnographic Investigations in Eurasia

Yalçın-Heckmann, L. (ed)
Digital Archives and Collections

Digital Archives and Collections

Creating Online Access to Cultural Heritage

Müller, K.
After Corporate Paternalism

After Corporate Paternalism

Material Renovation and Social Change in Times of Ruination

Straube, C.
Un-Settling Middle Eastern Refugees

Un-Settling Middle Eastern Refugees

Regimes of Exclusion and Inclusion in the Middle East, Europe, and North America

Inhorn, M. C. & Volk, L. (eds)
Delta Life

Delta Life

Exploring Dynamic Environments where Rivers Meet the Sea

Krause, F. & Harris, M. (eds)
Ethnographies of Power

Ethnographies of Power

A Political Anthropology of Energy

Loloum, T., Abram, S., & Ortar, N. (eds)
Peripheries at the Centre

Peripheries at the Centre

Borderland Schooling in Interwar Europe

Venken, M.
Writing the Great War

Writing the Great War

The Historiography of World War I from 1918 to the Present

Cornelissen, C. & Weinrich, A. (eds)
Preventing Dementia?

Preventing Dementia?

Critical Perspectives on a New Paradigm of Preparing for Old Age

Leibing, A. & Schicktanz, S. (eds)
Who's Cashing In?

Who’s Cashing In?

Contemporary Perspectives on New Monies and Global Cashlessness

Sen, A., Lindquist, J., & Kolling, M. (eds)

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