Volume 59, #2 // April 2017

About CSSH
Comparative Studies in Society and History (CSSH) is a forum for new research and interpretation concerning problems of recurrent patterning and change in human societies through time and in the contemporary world. Now in its fifty-ninth year, CSSH sets up a working alliance among specialists in all branches of the social sciences and humanities. Review articles and discussions bring readers into touch with current findings and issues.

Current Issue
Issue 59-2 features essays under the following rubrics: Land and Labor Regimes; Visual Politics; National Emotions; History and Sociology: Conditions of Interdisciplinarity.

Valerie Kivelson

Valerie Kivelson (CSSH 45-3, 2003, “Male Witches and Gendered Categories in Seventeenth-Century Russia“) was selected as a fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Read more.

June 2017

Congratulations are in order for CSSH’s Editorial Committee Member, Paolo Squatriti, who was selected to receive a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship to support his work on the impact on plant communities of such deeply human activities as barbarian invasions, state formation, and conversion to Christianity. Read more.