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Celebrating International Museum Day

On May 18th the worldwide community of museums celebrates International Museum Day. This day is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the enrichment of cultures, development of society, and cooperation and peace among people. For more information on the theme and calendar of events for this year’s observance, visit the International Council of Museums […]

Victory Day to commemorate the end of WWII

Victory Day celebrated through Europe on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces marketing the end of World War II in Europe. Victory Day in Russia, as well as some former Soviet Union republics, is celebrated on May 9 […]

Announcing the Redesign of the Berghahn Journals Platform!

  We are pleased to announce that Berghahn Journals has launched a streamlined redesign of our online journals platform. The new site features a cleaner, clearer layout designed to guide readers to articles and keep the emphasis on the high-quality content published by our journals. In addition, Librarians and Authors will now be able to easily […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE April 2019 NEW BOOKS & JOURNALS

  We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies, History, and Medical Anthropology and Sociology, along with new Berghahn Journal issues published in April.     Theory & Methodology in Anthropology   ON THE GEOPRAGMATICS OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL IDENTIFICATION Allen Chun Volume 4, Loose Can(n)ons   […]

International Dance Day

International Dance Day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council (CID, Conseil International de la Danse), a UNESCO partner NGO, and is celebrated yearly, on April 29. The main purpose is to celebrate dance, revel in the universality of this art form, cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers, and bring people together […]

William Shakespeare

Widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist, William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor. Shakespeare’s plays being translated in over 50 languages and performed across the globe for audiences of all ages. Shakespeare was also an actor and the creator of the Globe […]

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Blog: EnviroSociety

New Featured Article!: “Archaeology and Animal Persons: Toward a Prehistory of Human-Animal Relations”

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month's article—”Archaeology and Animal Persons: Toward a Prehistory of Human-Animal Relations”—comes from Volume 4 (2013). In his article, Erica Hill describes some of the ways in which ... Continue reading →

Blog: FocaalBlog

Evan Smith: Love milkshakes, hate racism: A short history of throwing food at the Far Right

An earlier version of this article first appeared on Hatful of History. In the last month, milkshakes have been lobbed at several far-right candidates in the European elections campaign across the United Kingdom. First it was former English Defence League (EDL) leader ... Continue reading →

Blog: Museum Companion

Brazil’s 200-year-old Museu Nacional destroyed by fire

One of the largest natural history museums in the Americas was engulfed in flame on Sunday, 2 September 2018. A majority of Rio de Janeiro’s 200-year-old Museu Nacional's archive is believed to have been destroyed. The museum's collections included items brought to Brazil by Dom Pedro I, ... Continue reading →

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