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Introducing the KU Migration and Development Studies collection

Berghahn Books is proud to be partnering with Knowledge Unlatched to present the KU Migration and Development Studies collection. Every year until 2023 we will be adding 20 front-list titles to the collection, covering the topics of international migration and movement as well as the social implications of economic and environmental change for communities. As libraries and institutions sign up for the collection and pledge their financial support, KU is able to fund the ‘unlatching’ of these books, making them available as Open Access.

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Podcast

Salon B

Episode 7

Labor

In celebration of International Workers' Day having taken place on May 1st and Karl Marx having been born on May 5th, our theme for this month’s episode is labor.

This episode features Stephanie Fortado, co-editor of Histories of a Radical Book: E. P. Thompson and The Making of the English Working Class; Raffaella Sarti, editor of What is Work?: Gender at the Crossroads of Home, Family, and Business from the Early Modern Era to the Present; and a poem from John Greening, whose most recent collection, A Post Card To, was published this year by Red Squirrel Press.

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Stuck

FocaalBlog

Jaime A Alves

F*ck the Police! Murderous cops, the myth of police fragility and the case for an insurgent anthropology

‘Blue lives matter,’ says the mantra of police fragility. The mythology about defenseless officers being hunted and killed by criminals is indeed a powerful one, mobilized by right-wing politicians endorsed by police unions in countries such as Brazil and the United States.

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BOA

Berghahn Journals

Open Anthropology

A subscribe-to-open (S2O) Open Access model piloted by Berghahn in partnership with Libraria and Knowledge Unlatched! The aim is to convert 13 Berghahn Anthropology journals to full Open Access on an on-going and sustainable basis.

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Digital Archaeology

Unlocking the Love-Lock: The History and Heritage of a Contemporary Custom

Enhanced Love-locks Catalog

Ceri Houlbrook cataloged over 700 love-locks added to Oxford Road Bridge in Manchester from 2014-2019. Using her archaeological data and Timeline.JS, users are here able to view the data collection across 62 months of deposition. At the default zoom, individual dates will indicate all items cataloged on that day. The catalog contains both what are traditionally known as padlocks and “divergent deposits”, or objects that take the form of an array of items from nightclub entrance wristbands to disposable lighters, the variety of which includes obscurity but also pieces that are clearly more personal, even sentimentally valuable.

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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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Photo Gallery

Silence, Screen, and Spectacle

Rethinking Social Memory in the Age of Information

Edited by Lindsey A. Freeman, Benjamin Nienass, and Rachel Daniell

In an age of information and new media the relationships between remembering and forgetting have changed. This volume addresses the tension between loud and often spectacular histories and those forgotten pasts we strain to hear. Employing social and cultural analysis, the essays within examine mnemonic technologies both new and old, and cover subjects as diverse as U.S. internment camps for Japanese Americans in WWII, the Canadian Indian Residential School system, Israeli memorial videos, and the desaparecidos in Argentina.

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Companion Site

Recollectus: A Network of Collections and Recollections

CALL FOR PAPERS: (DE)COMMEMORATION

The toppling of the statue of slave-trader Edward Colston in Bristol, England, by activists on June 7 has spotlighted the ubiquitous presence of memorials that glorify colonial and racist legacies. In the wake of protests in 2020 against police violence and racism, calls to dismantle memorials have reverberated around the globe.

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AJEC Blog

Ruins and Precarity in European Peripheries

Ognjen Kojanić

Studying political economy forces us to confront uneven development (Gill and Kasmir 2016; Kasmir and Gill 2018; Smith 2008) and the class relations, power differentials, and discourses of difference that accompany it. My article “Theory from the Peripheries: What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?” (Kojanić 2020) is grounded in such a dynamic and relational understanding of space in capitalism. In the article, I highlight analyses of the discursive construction of places as peripheral and the political-economic processes of peripheralization, showing how they often intersect.

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New Paperbacks

I Dreamed the Animals
October 2021

I Dreamed the Animals

Kaniuekutat: The Life of an Innu Hunter

Henriksen, G.
Militant Lactivism?
July 2021

Militant Lactivism?

Attachment Parenting and Intensive Motherhood in the UK and France

Faircloth, C.
Science, SETI, and Mathematics
May 2021

Science, Seti, and Mathematics

DeVito, C. L.
Negotiating Identity in Scandinavia
June 2021

Negotiating Identity in Scandinavia

Women, Migration, and the Diaspora

Akman, H. (ed)
Jesus Reclaimed
November 2021

Jesus Reclaimed

Jewish Perspectives on the Nazarene

Homolka, W.
Lobbying Hitler
October 2021

Lobbying Hitler

Industrial Associations between Democracy and Dictatorship

Bera, M.
In Search of Legitimacy
August 2021

In Search of Legitimacy

How Outsiders Become Part of the Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Tradition

Griffith, L. M.
Disrupted Landscapes
April 2021

Disrupted Landscapes

State, Peasants and the Politics of Land in Postsocialist Romania

Dorondel, S.
Revolution before the Revolution, The
April 2021

The Revolution before the Revolution

Late Authoritarianism and Student Protest in Portugal

Accornero, G.
Tropics of Vienna
August 2021

Tropics of Vienna

Colonial Utopias of the Habsburg Empire

Bach, U. E.
Narratives in Motion
February 2022

Narratives in Motion

Journalism and Modernist Events in 1920s Portugal

Trindade, L.
Total Work of Art, The
August 2021

The Total Work of Art

Foundations, Articulations, Inspirations

Imhoof, D., Menninger, M. E., & Steinhoff, A. J. (eds)
Staying at Home
October 2021

Staying at Home

Identities, Memories and Social Networks of Kazakhstani Germans

Sanders, R.
Divining History
December 2021

Divining History

Prophetism, Messianism and the Development of the Spirit

Svenungsson, J.
Reluctant Intimacies
March 2021

Reluctant Intimacies

Japanese Eldercare in Indonesian Hands

Świtek, B.
Narratives in the Making
June 2021

Narratives in the Making

Writing the East German Past in the Democratic Present

Gallinat, A.
Forest People without a Forest, The
January 2022

The Forest People without a Forest

Development Paradoxes, Belonging and Participation of the Baka in East Cameroon

Lueong, G. M.
Metaphors of Spain
May 2021

Metaphors of Spain

Representations of Spanish National Identity in the Twentieth Century

Moreno-Luzón, J. & Núñez Seixas, X. M. (eds)
Wolf Conflicts
June 2021

Wolf Conflicts

A Sociological Study

Skogen, K., Krange, O., & Figari, H.
Poland Daily
January 2022

Poland Daily

Economy, Work, Consumption and Social Class in Polish Cinema

Mazierska, E.
Civil Society Revisited
October 2021

Civil Society Revisited

Lessons from Poland

Jacobsson, K. & Korolczuk, E. (eds)
Organic Cinema
March 2021

Organic Cinema

Film, Architecture, and the Work of Béla Tarr

Botz-Bornstein, T.
Dance of Nurture, The
April 2022

The Dance of Nurture

Negotiating Infant Feeding

Van Esterik, P. & O'Connor, R. A.
Money in the German-speaking Lands
July 2022

Money in the German-speaking Lands

Lindemann, M. & Poley, J. (eds)
Goddess in Motion, A
January 2022

A Goddess in Motion

Visual Creativity in the Cult of María Lionza

Canals, R.
Spanish Lessons
March 2022

Spanish Lessons

Cinema and Television in Contemporary Spain

Smith, P. J.
Children of the Camp
July 2021

Children of the Camp

The Lives of Somali Youth Raised in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

Grayson, C.-L.
Gender in Georgia
September 2021

Gender in Georgia

Feminist Perspectives on Culture, Nation, and History in the South Caucasus

Barkaia, M. & Waterston, A. (eds)
Subjects, Citizens, and Others
November 2021

Subjects, Citizens, and Others

Administering Ethnic Heterogeneity in the British and Habsburg Empires, 1867-1918

Gammerl, B.
Singing Ideas
July 2021

Singing Ideas

Performance, Politics and Oral Poetry

Ní Shíocháin, T.
Expeditionary Anthropology
September 2021

Expeditionary Anthropology

Teamwork, Travel and the ''Science of Man''

Thomas, M. & Harris, A. (eds)
After Difference
July 2022

After Difference

Queer Activism in Italy and Anthropological Theory

Heywood, P.
Messy Europe
October 2021

Messy Europe

Crisis, Race, and Nation-State in a Postcolonial World

Loftsdóttir, K., Smith, A. L., & Hipfl, B. (eds)
Industrial Labor on the Margins of Capitalism
February 2022

Industrial Labor on the Margins of Capitalism

Precarity, Class, and the Neoliberal Subject

Hann, C. & Parry, J. (eds)
World Heritage Craze in China
July 2022

World Heritage Craze in China

Universal Discourse, National Culture, and Local Memory

Yan, H.
Experimental Collaborations
September 2021

Experimental Collaborations

Ethnography through Fieldwork Devices

Estalella, A. & Sánchez Criado, T. (eds)
Waiting for Elijah
December 2021

Waiting for Elijah

Time and Encounter in a Bosnian Landscape

HadžiMuhamedović, S.
Taking on Technocracy
September 2021

Taking on Technocracy

Nuclear Power in Germany, 1945 to the Present

Augustine, D. L.
Being-Here
May 2022

Being-Here

Placemaking in a World of Movement

Lems, A.
Care across Distance
March 2022

Care across Distance

Ethnographic Explorations of Aging and Migration

Hromadžić, A. & Palmberger, M. (eds)
Empathy and History
June 2022

Empathy and History

Historical Understanding in Re-enactment, Hermeneutics and Education

Retz, T.
Barter and Social Regeneration in the Argentinean Andes
October 2021

Barter and Social Regeneration in the Argentinean Andes

Angé, O.
Medicinal Rule
September 2021

Medicinal Rule

A Historical Anthropology of Kingship in East and Central Africa

Stroeken, K.
Gulag Memories
April 2022

Gulag Memories

The Rediscovery and Commemoration of Russia's Repressive Past

Bogumił, Z.
Changes in the Air
December 2021

Changes in the Air

Hurricanes in New Orleans from 1718 to the Present

Rohland, E.
Non-Humans in Amerindian South America
June 2022

Non-Humans in Amerindian South America

Ethnographies of Indigenous Cosmologies, Rituals and Songs

Rivera Andía, J. J. (ed)
Embers of Empire
November 2021

Embers of Empire

Continuity and Rupture in the Habsburg Successor States after 1918

Miller, P. & Morelon, C. (eds)
Beyond Inclusion and Exclusion
December 2021

Beyond Inclusion and Exclusion

Jewish Experiences of the First World War in Central Europe

Crouthamel, J., Geheran, M., Grady, T., & Köhne, J. B. (eds)
Changing Meanings of the Welfare State, The
November 2021

The Changing Meanings of the Welfare State

Histories of a Key Concept in the Nordic Countries

Edling, N. (ed)
Screening Art
February 2022

Screening Art

Modernist Aesthetics and the Socialist Imaginary in East German Cinema

Allan, S.
At Home on the Waves
July 2022

At Home on the Waves

Human Habitation of the Sea from the Mesolithic to Today

King, T. J. & Robinson, G. (eds)
Public Engagement and Education
March 2022

Public Engagement and Education

Developing and Fostering Stewardship for an Archaeological Future

Erdman, K. M. (ed)
Indoctrination of the Wehrmacht, The
September 2021

The Indoctrination of the Wehrmacht

Nazi Ideology and the War Crimes of the German Military

Sait, B.
Rampart Nations
May 2022

Rampart Nations

Bulwark Myths of East European Multiconfessional Societies in the Age of Nationalism

Berezhnaya, L. & Hein-Kircher, H. (eds)
Invisible Founders
April 2022

Invisible Founders

How Two Centuries of African American Families Transformed a Plantation into a College

Rainville, L.
Critique of Identity Thinking
May 2022

Critique of Identity Thinking

Jackson, M.
Hazardous Chemicals
March 2022

Hazardous Chemicals

Agents of Risk and Change, 1800-2000

Homburg, E. & Vaupel, E. (eds)
Vampire, The
June 2022

The Vampire

Origins of a European Myth

Bohn, T. M.
Ambiguous Childhoods
June 2022

Ambiguous Childhoods

Peer Socialisation, Schooling and Agency in a Zambian Village

Clemensen, N.
Cinema of Collaboration
January 2022

Cinema of Collaboration

DEFA Coproductions and International Exchange in Cold War Europe

Ivanova, M.
Nourishing the Nation
February 2022

Nourishing the Nation

Food as National Identity in Catalonia

Johannes, V.
Beyond Filial Piety
April 2022

Beyond Filial Piety

Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies

Shea, J., Moore, K., & Zhang, H. (eds)
Jewish Self-Hate
March 2021

Jewish Self-Hate

Lessing, T.
Deconstructing Dolls
March 2021

Deconstructing Dolls

Girlhoods and the Meanings of Play

Forman-Brunell, M. (ed)
On the Death of Jews
March 2021

On the Death of Jews

Photographs and History

Fresco, N.
When They Came for Me
May 2021

When They Came for Me

The Hidden Diary of an Apartheid Prisoner

Schlapobersky, J. R.
All Tomorrow's Cultures
June 2021

All Tomorrow's Cultures

Anthropological Engagements with the Future

Collins, S. G.
Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy
June 2021

The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy

Perspectives on the Political Sociology of Max Weber

Mommsen, W. J.
Emotions, Ethics, and Cinematic Experience
June 2021

Emotions, Ethics, and Cinematic Experience

New Phenomenological and Cognitivist Perspectives

Sinnerbrink, R. (ed)
Paradoxical Republic, The
July 2021

The Paradoxical Republic

Austria 1945–2020

Rathkolb, O.
Matsutake Worlds
July 2021

Matsutake Worlds

Faier, L. & Hathaway, M. J. (eds)
Margaret Mead
July 2021

Margaret Mead

Shankman, P.
Contemporary Megaprojects
August 2021

Contemporary Megaprojects

Organization, Vision, and Resistance in the 21st Century

Schindler, S., Fadaere, S., Brockington, D. (eds)
William Robertson Smith
August 2021

William Robertson Smith

Bošković, A.
Hope and Insufficiency
September 2021

Hope and Insufficiency

Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison

Douglas-Jones, R. & Shaffner, J. (eds)
Guido Goldman
September 2021

Guido Goldman

Transatlantic Bridge Builder

Klingst, M.
One More for the Road
October 2021

One More for the Road

A Director’s Notes on Exile, Family, and Film

Grlić, R.
Indigenous Resurgence
October 2021

Indigenous Resurgence

Decolonialization and Movements for Environmental Justice

Dhillon, J.
Medieval Intersections
November 2021

Medieval Intersections

Gender and Status in Europe in the Middle Ages

Weikert, K. & Woodacre, E. (eds)
Afropolitan Horizons
January 2022

Afropolitan Horizons

Essays toward a Literary Anthropology of Nigeria

Hannerz, U.
Cooling Down
January 2022

Cooling Down

Local Responses to Global Climate Change

Hoffman, S. M., Eriksen, T. H., & Mendes, P. (eds)
Theorizing Relations in Indigenous South America
January 2022

Theorizing Relations in Indigenous South America

Edited by Marcelo González Gálvez, Piergiogio Di Giminiani and Giovanna Bacchiddu

González Gálvez, M., Di Giminiani, P., & Bacchiddu, G. (eds)
Françoise Héritier
February 2022

Françoise Héritier

Gaillard, G.
Self in the World
March 2022

Self in the World

Connecting Lifes Extremes

Hart, K.
Walls of Santiago, The
April 2022

The Walls of Santiago

Social Revolution and Political Aesthetics in Contemporary Chile

Gordon-Zolov, T. & Zolov, E.

Open Access Titles

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)
Who's Cashing In?

Who’s Cashing In?

Contemporary Perspectives on New Monies and Global Cashlessness

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

Borders across Healthcare

Moral Economies of Healthcare and Migration in Europe

Sahraoui, N. (ed)
After the Pink Tide

After the Pink Tide

Corporate State Formation and New Egalitarianisms in Latin America

Gold, M. & Zagato, A. (eds)
Comrades in Arms

Comrades in Arms

Military Masculinities in East German Culture

Smith, T.
Germany On Their Minds

Germany On Their Minds

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

Schenderlein, A. C.
Entangled Entertainers

Entangled Entertainers

Jews and Popular Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

Hödl, K.
Submerged on the Surface

Submerged on the Surface

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

Lutjens Jr., R. N.
Making Bodies Kosher

Making Bodies Kosher

The Politics of Reproduction among Haredi Jews in England

Kasstan, B.
Cyborg Mind

Cyborg Mind

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

MacKellar, C.
Going to Pentecost

Going to Pentecost

An Experimental Approach to Studies in Pentecostalism

Eriksen, A. Blanes, R. L., MacCarthy, M.
Europeanization in Sweden

Europeanization in Sweden

Opportunities and Challenges for Civil Society Organizations

Meeuwisse, A. & Scaramuzzino, R. (eds)
Lessons in Perception

Lessons in Perception

The Avant-Garde Filmmaker as Practical Psychologist

Taberham, P.
Basic and Applied Research

Basic and Applied Research

The Language of Science Policy in the Twentieth Century

Kaldewey, D. & Schauz, D. (eds)
Witness as Object, The

The Witness as Object

Video Testimony in Memorial Museums

Jong, S. de
From Clans to Co-ops

From Clans to Co-ops

Confiscated Mafia Land in Sicily

Rakopoulos, T.
Footprints in Paradise

Footprints in Paradise

Ecotourism, Local Knowledge, and Nature Therapies in Okinawa

Murray, A. E.
Driving Modernity

Driving Modernity

Technology, Experts, Politics, and Fascist Motorways, 1922-1943

Moraglio, M.
Contextualizing Disaster

Contextualizing Disaster

Button, G. V. & Schuller, M. (eds)
Deadly Contradictions

Deadly Contradictions

The New American Empire and Global Warring

Reyna, S. P.

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