The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: Taste, Territory, and “the People,” At the Edge of the State, and Expedient Ethnography.
CSSH authors David Mosse and Michal Kravel-Tovi share insights into diasporic anxieties by comparing the contests that arise when ethno-religious communities (Hindus, Jews) reproduce themselves, simultaneously, in diaspora settings (Britain, the US) and in homeland states (India, Israel).
CSSH celebrates the most downloaded articles of 2019!
The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: Diaspora Anxieties, Politics of Atmosphere and Ambiance, and Archival Mediations and Meditations.
Meet the authors of the 62-1 issue, January 2020.
Congratulations to Sheetal Chhabria on the publication of her new book, Making the Modern Slum: The Power of Capital in Colonial Bombay (University of Washington Press, 2019).
Since its inception, CSSH has published groundbreaking essays on slavery, enslaved persons, and (forced) labor across different time periods and geographic locations. Inspired by The New York Times’s “The 1619 Project,” we’ve put together a selection of these essays going back almost sixty years.
We are delighted to announce (again) that Andrew Canessa has won the 2019 Jack Goody Award for his essay, “Indigenous Conflict in Bolivia Explored through an African Lens: Towards a Comparative Analysis of Indigeneity.”
Arthur Shiwa Zárate shares insights into the journey that led to the research he conducted for his CSSH essay, “The American Sufis: Self-Help, Sufism, and Metaphysical Religion in Postcolonial Egypt.”
The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: Biological Translations; Mobility and Sedentarization; Self-Help; Moral Violence and Restraint.
Congratulations to Selim Deringil on the publication of his edited volume, The Ottoman Twilight in the Arab Lands: Turkish Memoirs and Testimonies of the Great War (Academic Studies Press, 2019).