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Berghahn Blog

The editorial blog for the Berghahn Books press, the Berghahn Blog regularly shares information about new books, book excerpts, sales and conference information, and more.

Discussing New Perspectives on Moral Change

In our interview with Cecilie Eriksen and Nora Hämäläinen, the editors of New Perspectives on Moral Change, volume 13 in the WYSE Series in Social Anthropology, they explain the thinking behind their work, how they found their contributors, and the range of issues that they tackled. Dr Eriksen, Dr Hämäläinen, thank you for joining us. […]

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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. Easily access critical research material with […]

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International Translation Day

According to the United Nations, International Translation Day is “an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation.” This International Translation Day, we’d like to celebrate the language professionals who translated the following works into English, bridging academic communities […]

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Excerpt: EXTINCT MONSTERS TO DEEP TIME

Following up on Smithsonian Day last week, an event hosted by ‘Smithsonian’ magazine where participating museums and various cultural centers across the US provide free entry, Berghahn is excited to feature an excerpt from Extinct Monsters to Deep Time: Conflict, Compromise, and the Making of Smithsonian’s Fossil Halls by Diana E. Marsh. Describing participant observation […]

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An interview with David Zeitlyn, author of An Anthropological Toolkit

Can you give some background to yourself, and how you became an anthropologist in the first place? Well, I was born in 1958 in Cambridge and brought up there. I went to the Perse School (which incidentally is the origin of the name Free School Lane, where the Cambridge Anthropology Department is based). As an […]

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Disasters, Risks, Responses, and Recovery

“As disasters are increasing in number and intensity, so too will be the need for reconstruction…” So reads a line from the blurb of Making Things Happen, Jane Murphy Thomas’ account of post-earthquake reconstruction in Pakistan. And, sadly, how prescient it was, for her book was published just weeks before the same nation experienced a […]

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Making Connections: Reflections on Writing Towards a Collaborative Memory

Sara Jones, University of Birmingham The idea for Towards a Collaborative Memory came when I was researching my last book on memories of the East German Stasi. I was reading press releases from the Stasi Prison Memorial at Berlin Hohenschönhausen and came across one in which the then Director of the Memorial used a visit […]

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eReaders

Through establishing Reading Against Racism: A Berghahn Collection, Berghahn has committed to increasing the visibility of and access to materials which contribute to recent conversations surrounding race and racism. Here, a growing collection of contributions are freely available, as part of an expanded Digital Resources section, to further activity in vital areas of scholarship.

Affiliated Blogs

We invite you to explore these blogs affiliated with our press. Our affiliate blogs are managed by independent editors associated with the connected journal and do not reflect the thoughts or opinions of Berghahn Books or its staff. Berghahn’s role is a technical one - the press is not responsible for each site's content or views.

EnviroSociety

Providing insights into contemporary socio-ecological issues, the EnviroSociety blog offers posts from scholars, activists, and students in social sciences engaging readers interested in current environmental topics. The blog is affiliated with the journal Environment and Society: Advances in Research.

EnviroSociety

Focaalblog

Focaalblog seeks to serve as an intellectually vibrant, socially astute, and genuinely cosmopolitan platform for the discussion of anthropological research. The blog is affiliated with the journal Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology.

Focaalblog

AJEC Blog

Highlighting the research of authors published in the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures journal, the AJEC Blog offers academics the space to reflect on current issues of interest to anthropologists of Europe.

AJEC Blog


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