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Does the Man Make the Motorcycle or the Motorcycle the Man?

Sasha Disko In celebration of World Motorcycle Day (21 June), we are featuring the following excerpt from Sasha Disko’s THE DEVIL’S WHEELS: Men and Motorcycling in the Weimar Republic. Someone, or something, sowed the flaming desire in your young male heart to become a disciple of motor sport. . . . Your desire was initially […]

Celebrate Pride Month with free access to LGBTQ articles and chapters

In celebration of Pride Month in June, enjoy free access to the following articles and chapters from Berghahn. Berghahn Journals ASPASIA Secret Years: Hungarian Lesbian Herstory, 1950s–2000sAnna Borgos (Vol. 9) BOYHOOD STUDIES Boyz2Men: Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with ItKatarzyna Wojnicka (Vol. 13, Issue 2) GERMAN POLITICS AND SOCIETY LGBTI Rights and the 2017 […]

A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church

Karen Lauterbach World Refugee Day (20 June) offers a chance to raise awareness of the plight of refugees around the world and of the efforts to protect their human rights. In the spirit of this day, we are featuring an excerpt from “‘A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church’: Refugee-Refugee Hosting in a Faith-Based Context” by Karen Lauterbach (published […]

Excerpt: The triple-sidedness of “I can’t breathe”

Juneteenth (19 June) is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. In the spirit of this day, we are featuring an excerpt from “The triple-sidedness of “I can’t breathe”: The COVID-19 pandemic, enslavement, and agro-industrial capitalism” by Don Nonini (published in Focaal, Vol. 2021: Issue 89). On Juneteenth,1 Friday, […]

Human Engagement with the Sea: A Shifting Discourse

Tanya J. King and Gary Robinson  World Oceans Day (8 June) is a day for humanity to celebrate the ocean. In this spirit, we are delighted to feature an excerpt from the introduction to AT HOME ON THE WAVES: Human Habitation of the Sea from the Mesolithic to Today, edited by Tanya J. King and Gary […]

Excerpt: Austrian “Gypsies” in the Italian archives

Paola Trevisan In the spirit of Gypsy, Roma, Traveller History Month in June, we invite you to read the following excerpt from “Austrian ‘Gypsies’ in the Italian archives: Historical ethnography on multiple border crossings at the beginning of the twentieth century” by Paola Trevisan. This article is featured in Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical […]

Excerpt: Navigating Shifting Regimes of Ocean Governance

Ana K. Spalding and Ricardo de Ycaza In the spirit of World Environment Day on 5 June, we invite you to read the following excerpt from “Navigating Shifting Regimes of Ocean Governance: From UNCLOS to Sustainable Development Goal 14” by Ana K. Spalding and Ricardo de Ycaza (Environment and Society: Advances in Research, Vol.11: Issue 1), a […]

Celebrating 9 Years of the Berghahn Blog

The Berghahn Blog turns nine this June! Celebrate with us by reading our nine most popular articles since our inception in 2012! 9. A ‘Privileged’ Prisoner is Still a Prisoner by Adam Brown The evolution of my book, Judging “Privileged” Jews: Holocaust Ethics, Representation and the “Grey Zone,” was – like most books no doubt – somewhat long and complex. To […]

‘Life Is Tight Here’: Displacement and Desire amongst Syrian Refugee Women in Jordan

Morgen A. Chalmiers Initiatives to increase Syrian women’s access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services are embedded within longer-term interventions that seek to promote women’s empowerment, increase demand for family planning services and reduce the national fertility rate – a strategy that development economists suggest will assuage the country’s economic woes and reduce unemployment (USAID […]

Journal Excerpt: The Color of Wine

In the spirit of National Wine Day in the U.S. (25 May), read an excerpt of “The Color of Wine: Southern Wine Producers Respond to Competition from the Algerian Wine Industry in the Early Third Republic” by Elizabeth Heath (French Politics, Culture & Society, Vol. 35, Issue 2). It is perhaps common knowledge that French […]

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EnviroSociety

Ocean Justice

“Where we live, work, and play.” That’s the phrase environmental justice advocates have used for decades to reimagine the dominant meaning of nature. It’s meant to challenge the stubborn conception that the natures worthy of care are limited to unspoiled virgin forests and exotic creatures ... Continue reading →

FocaalBlog

Paul Stubbs: Liminal Temporalities of Hope in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Image 1: Shows Tuzla Plenum, 2014 (Photograph by Tamara Opačić from H-Alter, 17 February 2014, http://h-alter.org/vijesti/plenum-je-uvijek-korak-ispred, Used with permission). The space where I live and work is described and prescribed by its past, by what it no longer is: ... Continue reading →

Recollectus

CALL FOR PAPERS: (DE)COMMEMORATION

EDITED BOOK IN THE BERGHAHN BOOKS “Worlds of Memory” SERIES (DE)COMMEMORATION Making sense of the contemporary calls for tearing down statues and renaming places Editors Sarah Gensburger, French National Center […] ... Continue reading →

AJEC Blog

A Few Words from the EASA Book Series Editors

Annika Lems, Jelena Tošić and Sabine Strasser In October 2020, we took over the editorship of the EASA book series from Aleksandar Bošković, who successfully curated the series for two terms. In this blog post we sketch the series’ aims and publication projects we intend to promote ... Continue reading →

Digital Archaeology

An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology – A Visual Introduction

Shawn Graham's Introduction to An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology (July 2020) Aptly using sonic and visual digital tools to introduce An Enchantment of Digital Archaeology, Shawn Graham invites us to take part in what he has dubbed a “practical digital ... Continue reading →

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