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German Unity Day

Two weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, on 28 November 1989, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl announced a 10-point program calling for the two Germanys to expand their cooperation with the view toward eventual reunification. On 18 May 1990, the … Continue reading

“Bureaucrats are the evil sisters of ethnographers”: Discussing a new anthropology of bureaucracy

  David Graeber, Laura Bear and Nayanika Mathur were recently in conversation at the London School of Economics (LSE) on the anthropology of bureaucracy. They reflected on the connections between their recent publications that propose a new anthropology of bureaucracy … Continue reading

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Issues Published in August

NEW IN 2015: Boyhood Studies Volume 8, Issue 1 The journal continues Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies, seven volumes of which were published between 2007 and 2013 by The Men’s Studies Press. As originally envisioned in Thymos, we hope that … Continue reading

International Day of Democracy 2015

  In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy—with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy—and invited all member states and organizations to commemorate the day in … Continue reading

Medical Anthropology & Global Health

We’re delighted to inform you that we’ll be present at MAGic2015, the EASA Medical Anthropology Network Conference at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK from the 9th-11th September 2015. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of … Continue reading

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Screen Bodies: Expanding the horizons of research and thought in how we view and display bodies on screen

Screen Bodies is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on the intersection of Screen Studies and Body Studies across disciplines, institutions, and media. It is a forum promoting research on various aspects of embodiment on and in front of screens through articles, reviews, and interviews. The journal considers moving and still images, whether from the entertainment industry, information technologies, or news and media outlets, including cinema, television, the internet, and gallery spaces. It investigates the private experiences of portable and personal devices and the institutional ones of medical and surveillance imaging. Screen Bodies addresses the portrayal, function, and reception of bodies on and in front of screens from the perspectives of gender and sexuality, feminism and masculinity, trans* studies, queer theory, critical race theory, cyborg studies, and dis/ability studies. More Information...

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Museum Worlds: Advances in Research

Museum Worlds: Advances in Research is a multidisciplinary, refereed, annual journal that publishes work that significantly advances knowledge of global trends, case studies, and theory relevant to museum practice and scholarship around the world.
Responding to the need for a rigorous, in-depth review of current work in its field, Museum Worlds: Advances in Research contributes to the ongoing formation of Museum Studies as an academic and practical area of research that is rapidly expanding and alive with potential, opportunity, and challenge that parallels the rapid growth of museums in just about every part of the world. More Information...

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  • Mavericks: Harvey, Graeber and the Reunification of Anarchism and Marxism in world Anthropology Focaal, vol. 2014, #69, Summer 2014
  • Aspiring to Alterpolitics: Anthropology, Radial Theory, and Social Movements Focaal, vol. 2015, #72, Summer 2015
  • Assemblies and the Struggle to Diffuse Power: Ethnographic Examples and Contemporary Practices Focaal, vol. 2015, #72, Summer 2015
  • Rethinking Agency and Resistance: What Comes After Girl Power? Girlhood Studies, vol. 2, #2, Winter 2009

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