The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: TRUST, IDENTIFICATIONS, PEDAGOGIES OF RELIGION, and SONIC HISTORY.
Saygun Gökarıksel discusses the research methods and ideas that inform his essay, “Facing History: Sovereignty and the Spectacles of Justice and Violence in Poland’s Capitalist Democracy.”
The anthropology community and CSSH are saddened by the death of Sydel Silverman.
CSSH congratulates Alan Strathern and Stephan Palmié on their newly published books.
Congratulations to CSSH editorial board member Matthew Hull on winning the 2019 Staley Prize, to CSSH author Sanjay Subrahmanyam on winning the international Dan David prize, and to CSSH author Amira Mittermaier on the publication of her new monograph.
Few terms from the Marxian lexicon have been as prolific, or the literature surrounding them as prolix, as the proletariat and the commodity. The terms have long been allowed free range, as though universals, though they were born of a specific nineteenth-century European milieu. From there they have been borrowed and extended on analogical loan, so to say, into new comparative frames. Mostly, though, the procedures and rules of loan and extension remain unmarked and unnoticed.
What is happening at the margins of Muslim identities? Where are those margins? And what is beyond them, in seemingly non-Muslim space?
James Ferguson and Laurence Coderre tell us more about Commodities and the Proletariat.
Meet the authors of the 61-1 issue, January 2019.
Congratulations to Chris Moffat on the publication of his new book, India’s Revolutionary Inheritance: Politics and the Promise of Bhagat Singh.
Félix Krawatzek and Gwendolyn Sasse reflect on the research that informed their essay, “Integration and Identities: The Effects of Time, Migrant Networks, and Political Crises on Germans in the United States.”