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Monthly Archives April 2013

“A Spotlight on Directors” Virtual Issue

In the spirit of the Tribeca Film Festival, Berghahn Journals is delighted to offer limited-time free access to our special virtual issue that focuses on several influential directors. This special issue includes five articles from our journal, Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind. Projections is the winner of the 2008 AAP/PSP Prose Award for […]

Behind the Launch of Religion and Society

Religion and Society was introduced as part of the Advances in Research series of journals in 2010 by Berghahn. In this post, the Editors of Religion and Society discuss the foundation of the journal, its intentions, the selection of articles, and the latest issue. Anthropologists have been saying for quite a while that it would […]

Muhammad Yunus receives the Congressional Gold Medal Award

Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank, is receiving the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his “efforts to combat global poverty.” According to The New York Times, “The award places Yunus in the company of a small group of people – including Norman Borlaug, Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, Elie Wiesel, Daw Aung […]

The Origins of Wind Over Water

Wind Over Water: Migration in an East Asian Context, edited by David W. Haines, Keiko Yamanaka, and Shinji Yamashita, was published by Berghahn Books in November 2012. Here, the editors discuss the origins and motivations for the collection.    Wind over Water grew out of a concern to see East Asia – and East Asian scholars – […]

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Releases

Aspasia Volume 7, Issue 1, 2013 Includes a special theme section on Women’s Autobiographical Writing and Correspondence, as well as the second part of “Clio on the Margins”, continued from last year’s issue. Contributions to the History of Concepts Volume 7, Issue 2, Winter 2012 Featuring a Rountable on “Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe Reloaded? Writing the Conceptual […]