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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ingrid Kummels As a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, social arrangements allowing people to carry on despite the restrictions on mobility forced upon them became predominant across the world. From work (home office) and education (home schooling) to birthday parties, meetings, conferences and political campaigns (Zoom, etc.) diverse aspects of life were reoriented to adapt […]
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