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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.

Resilience and transformation in the Vietnamese marketplace

by Kirsten W. Endres, author of Market Frictions: Trade and Urbanization at the Vietnam-China Border Markets and marketplaces have long captured the interest of economic anthropologists because of the insights they offer into the embeddedness of economic activity within wider societal, cultural, and political contexts. They study how different modes of sociality and relatedness are […]

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Myths around Men

by Dr Robin A Hadley, author of How is a Man Supposed to be a Man The global trend of declining fertility rates and an increasingly ageing population has serious implications for individuals and institutions alike because care in later life is often fundamentally reliant on adult children to indirectly and/or directly support their parents. […]

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The Story behind ’Crafting Chinese Memories’

by Katherine Swancutt Katherine Swancutt is the editor of Crafting Chinese Memories: The Art and Materiality of Storytelling. Storytelling is always an entertaining and lively theme, but it’s surprisingly elusive to come to grips with conceptually. This is especially the case when pairing storytelling with other great warhorses of social theory like art, materiality, and memory, which often require fine-grained interdisciplinary detail to bring them fully to light. Factor in the study of China from ancient times to the present day – with […]

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Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison

by Rachel Douglas-Jones and Justin Shaffner, editors of Hope and Insufficiency: Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison We open our new edited collection Hope and Insufficiency by traveling the world in workshops. Three capacity building events, ranging from Paramaribo to Addis Ababa, sketched as thumbnails, form our introductory paragraph. These three events, drawn from thousands, simply […]

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Reading Against Racism: a Berghahn Collection

ANNOUNCING:Reading Against Racisma Berghahn Collection Following an initial proposal for lasting solidarity in June of 2020, Berghahn Books committed to joining the global academic community and our publishing peers in challenging racism. Since then, we have fostered company-wide conversations on how best to contribute in perpetuity to that cause from the vantage point of our publishing program. Through establishing a new […]

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The Berghahn Open Anthro Journey: Embarking on a discipline-driven equitable open access initiative, Part II

by Vivian Berghahn, Managing Director and Journals Editorial Director In 2021 Berghahn Open Anthro entered its second year as a ground-breaking three-year pilot. In this two-part blog post we will share how its journey has brought together various stakeholders to realize the goal of attaining an equitable path to open access using the subscribe-to-open (S2O) model.  Our intention is to outline how stakeholders have supported the pilot: as a researcher by urging their library to maintain subscriptions for the journals they value as a reader and author; as […]

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The Berghahn Open Anthro Journey: Embarking on a discipline-driven equitable open access initiative, Part I

by Vivian Berghahn, Managing Director and Journals Editorial Director In 2021 Berghahn Open Anthro entered its second year as a ground-breaking three-year pilot. In this two-part blog post we will share how its journey has brought together various stakeholders to realize the goal of attaining an equitable path to open access using the subscribe-to-open (S2O) model.  Our intention is to outline how stakeholders have supported the pilot: as a researcher by urging their library to maintain subscriptions for the journals they value as a reader and author; as […]

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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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