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Berghahn Books: winner of The AAA Executive Director's Award of Excellence for Publishing in Anthropology. Presented to Marion Berghahn "for her decades of courageous, risk-taking publishing work, remaining independent and without a safety net at a time of upheaval and consolidation in the publishing world. Small presses like Berghahn Books are absolutely essential to scholarly communication in the field of Anthropology."

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Aspirations of Young Adults in Urban Asia
January 2024

Aspirations of Young Adults in Urban Asia

Values, Family, and Identity

Westendorp, M., Remmert, D. & Finis, K. (eds)
The Moral Work of Anthropology
February 2024

The Moral Work of Anthropology

Ethnographic Studies of Anthropologists at Work

Mogensen, H. & Hansen, B. G. (eds)
Digital Archives and Collections
January 2024

Digital Archives and Collections

Creating Online Access to Cultural Heritage

Müller, K.
Traumatic Pasts in Asia
February 2024

Traumatic Pasts in Asia

History, Psychiatry, and Trauma from the 1930s to the Present

Micale, M. S. & Pols, H. (eds)
The Anthroposcene of Weather and Climate
February 2024

The Anthroposcene of Weather and Climate

Ethnographic Contributions to the Climate Change Debate

Sillitoe, P. (ed)
Making Better Lives
January 2024

Making Better Lives

Hope, Freedom and Home-Making among People Sleeping Rough in Paris

Lenhard, J.
Profiles of Anthropological Praxis
January 2024

Profiles of Anthropological Praxis

An International Casebook

Redding, T. M. & Cheney, C. C. (eds)
Ethnographers Before Malinowski
February 2024

Ethnographers Before Malinowski

Pioneers of Anthropological Fieldwork, 1870-1922

Rosa, F. & Vermeulen, H. F. (eds)
Houses Transformed
January 2024

Houses Transformed

Anthropological Perspectives on Changing Practices of Dwelling and Building

Stolz, R. & Alderman, J. (eds)
Voices of Long-Term Care Workers
January 2024

Voices of Long-Term Care Workers

Elder Care in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond

Freidus, A. & Shenk, D.
Breathing Hearts
January 2024

Breathing Hearts

Sufism, Healing, and Anti-Muslim Racism in Germany

Selim, N.
Insidious Capital
January 2024

Insidious Capital

Frontlines of Value at the End of a Global Cycle

Kalb, D. (ed)
Enacted Relations
January 2024

Enacted Relations

Performing Knowledge in an Australian Indigenous Community

Tamisari, F.
Melanesian Mainstream
January 2024

Melanesian Mainstream

Stringband Music and Identity in Vanuatu

Ellerich, S. T.
Inclusion, Transformation, and Humility in North American Archaeology
January 2024

Inclusion, Transformation, and Humility in North American Archaeology

Essays and Other “Great Stuff” Inspired by Kent G. Lightfoot

Mallios, S., Gonzalez, S. L., Grone, M., Hull, K. L., Nelson, P., & Siliman, S. W. (eds)
Adoption, Emotion, and Identity
February 2024

Adoption, Emotion, and Identity

An Ethnopsychological Perspective on Kinship and Person in a Micronesian Society

Rauchholz, M.
Embodying Exchange
February 2024

Embodying Exchange

Materiality, Morality and Global Commodity Chains in Andean Commerce

Müller, J.
Fig Trees and Humans
February 2024

Fig Trees and Humans

Ficus Ecology and Mutualisms across Cultures

Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y.
Fragile Futures
February 2024

Fragile Futures

Ambiguities of Care in Burkina Faso

Samuelsen, H.
Evil Spirits and Rocket Debris
February 2024

Evil Spirits and Rocket Debris

In Search of Lost Souls in Siberia

Broz, L.
Invisible Labours
February 2024

Invisible Labours

The Reproductive Politics of Second Trimester Pregnancy Loss in England

Middlemiss, A. L.

Anthropology-Related Journals

Anthropological Journal of European Cultures

Anthropological Journal of European Cultures

(formerly: Anthropological Yearbook of European Cultures)

ISSN Print: 1755-2923
ISSN Online: 1755-2931


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Anthropology in Action

Anthropology in Action

Journal for Applied Anthropology in Policy and Practice

ISSN Print: 0967-201X
ISSN Online: 1752-2285


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Anthropology of the Middle East

Anthropology of the Middle East

ISSN Print: 1746-0719
ISSN Online: 1746-0727


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Conflict and Society

Conflict and Society

Advances in Research

ISSN Print: 2164-4543
ISSN Online: 2164-4551


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Environment and Society

Environment and Society

Advances in Research

ISSN Print: 2150-6779
ISSN Online: 2150-6787


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Focaal

Focaal

Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology

ISSN Print: 0920-1297
ISSN Online: 1558-5263


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Journal of Legal Anthropology

Journal of Legal Anthropology

ISSN Print: 1758-9576
ISSN Online: 1758-9584


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Learning and Teaching

Learning and Teaching

The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences

ISSN Print: 1755-2273
ISSN Online: 1755-2281


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Migration and Society

Migration and Society

Advances in Research

ISSN Print: 2574-1306
ISSN Online: 2574-1314


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Museum Worlds

Museum Worlds

Advances in Research

ISSN Print: 2049-6729
ISSN Online: 2049-6737


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Religion and Society

Religion and Society

Advances in Research

ISSN Print: 2150-9298
ISSN Online: 2150-9301


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Sibirica

Sibirica

Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies

ISSN Print: 1361-7362
ISSN Online: 1476-6787


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Social Analysis

Social Analysis

The International Journal of Anthropology

ISSN Print: 0155-977X
ISSN Online: 1558-5727


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Social Anthropology/Anthropologie sociale

Social Anthropology/Anthropologie sociale

ISSN Print: 0964-0282
ISSN Online: 1469-8676


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The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology

The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology

ISSN Print: 0305-7674
ISSN Online: 2047-7716


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Latest Anthropology Blog Articles

AUTHOR ARTICLE: Researching Remembrance

Alex Tomić discusses her new book, The Legacy of Serbia’s Great War: Politics and Remembrance, which examines the centenary events memorializing the First World War with the retreat at its core and provides a persuasive account of the ways in which the remembrance of Serbian history has been manipulated for political purposes.  I started researching […]

Happy International Archaeology Day!

Established in 2011 by the Archaeological Institute of America, International Archaeology Day is celebrated every third Saturday in October, commemorates 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, […]

Celebrating World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated each year on October 16th to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. To mark this date, we are delighted to feature a selection of related titles in Food and Nutrition. Anthropology of […]

Celebrate National Coming Out Day with this great free-to-access content!

In honor of #ComingOutDay on October 11th, we present the following titles edited by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate that emphasize the history and preservation of two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer settings in the United States. In addition, Berghahn Journals is offering FREE access to relevant articles until October 18, 2023. Winner […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9 each year to honor the estimated 370 million indigenous people around the world. The day was established to recognize the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations held in Geneva in 1982. This year’s theme is “Indigenous […]

In commemoration of German reunification

German Unity Day is celebrated on October 3rd. Tag der Deutschen Einheit celebrates the 1990 reunification of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic with ceremonial acts and the citizens’ festival Bürgerfest. Browse our relevant titles and journals on the ramifications of a divided Germany below. NEW in Paperback! GERMAN DIVISION AS […]

An Interview with Series Editors – Peer Review Week

Berghahn Books has been a rigorous peer-reviewed press since its inception in 1994 and has always considered this essential both for assuring the quality and scholarship of our titles but also for providing insightful feedback for our authors to enable them to improve, refine and develop their work. Supporting early career academics is an important […]

Interview with an author – Peer Review Week

Berghahn Books has been a rigorous peer-reviewed press since its inception in 1994 and has always considered this essential both for assuring the quality and scholarship of our titles but also for providing insightful feedback for our authors to enable them to improve, refine and develop their work. Supporting early career academics is an important […]

Interview with a Journal Editor – Peer Review Week

As a peer-reviewed press, our journals are committed to instituting a thorough review process that is thoughtfully mediated by our journal editors to be inclusive, constructive, and ethical. Our journals pride themselves on being especially supportive of the innovative insights of early career researchers and it is thanks to the peer review process that up-and-coming […]

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated each year on August 26th to commemorate the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Today the observance of Women’s Equality Day has grown to mean much more than just sharing the right to the vote, but also calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality. Numerous […]

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