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Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in November


European Comic Art

Volume 9, Issue 2

Special Issue: Comics and Fine Art

Guest edited by Hugo Frey and Laurike in ‘t Veld

This is a special issue focusing on the relationship between comics and fine art. There is much to gain from reading fine art and graphic narrative in conjunction with each other and this collection of articles offers essential jumping-off points in the development of our knowledge of each of the fields.


Girlhood Studies

An Interdisciplinary Journal

Volume 9, Issue 3

Special Issue: Ethical Practice and the Study of Girlhood

Edited by April Mandrona

This issue includes a Special Section on Indigenous Girls, which amalgamates various genres of writing and creative productions such as articles, poetry, personal essay, and review. These pieces aim to support the endeavor of decolonizing knowledge in both theory and practice.


Anthropology in Action

Journal for Applied Anthropology in Policy and Practice

Volume 23, Issue 3

Special Issue: Placing Wellbeing

Guest Editors: Emilia Ferraro and Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti

Titled Placing Wellbeing, this thematic issue offers anthropologically-informed accounts of wellbeing from place-based perspectives. This collection of articles contends that an undermining of place has produced a lack of appreciation for the role that culture plays in understandings and practices of wellbeing.



The Journal for Movies and Mind

Volume 10, Issue 2

This issue features a selection of articles covering a broad list of topics such as racialized disgust reactions in film, transgressive characters, existential feelings, ecologically aware filmmaking, and more.


Boyhood Studies

An Interdisciplinary Journal

Volume 9, Issue 2

We are proud to present a broad scope of articles that examine children’s literature, gender role research, sex differences research, medical history, the sociology and social history of sport, and folklore studies.


Anthropological Journal of European Cultures

Volume 25, Issue 2

The articles in this issue explore a wide range of topics, including narratives of trespass, representations of the lynx in Western Europe, gender relations in carnival spaces in a North Aegean island community and more.


Democratic Theory

An Interdisciplinary Journal

Volume 3, Issue 2

This issue examines the obstacles to deliberative inclusion, anti-democratic uses of sortition, concept of democracy has become standard reference within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The issue concludes with a book symposium and an interview, followed by a critical commentary section.


Anthropology of the Middle East

Volume 11, Issue 1

Special Issue: Human–Animal Relationships in the Middle East

Guest edited by Marjan Mashkour and Anahita Grisoni

‘There is no religion without animals’ (Poplin 1989, 2008), and ‘there is no human society without animals’ (Vigne 2005: 7). These two important thoughts are the cornerstones of the present issue as a contribution to the understanding of human–animal past and present relationships.


Sartre Studies International

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Existentialism and Contemporary Culture

Volume 22, Issue 2

Sartre Studies International 22.2 contains articles and book reviews covering an extraordinarily wide range of topics, including Sartre’s relationship to psychoanalysis and the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, Sartre’s theory of mental imagery, and human-animal relations.