The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: Icons of Racism and their Afterlives, Contamination and the Half-Life of History, and The Good Kill: Law, Ethics, Technique.
In our Spring 2020 issue, Julie Gibbings and Jacob Tropp guide us through several telling cases of cultural, or intercultural, understanding. Our editors saw “expediency” as a theme that unites the essays, but there are many others. Tropp and Gibbings tell us more.
Meet the authors of the 62-3 issue, July 2020.
In this essay, Daniel Monterescu and Ariel Handel take us “behind the scenes” of the disciplinary and geopolitical border-crossing fieldwork that formed the basis of their recent CSSH article, “Terroir and Territory on the Colonial Frontier: Making New-Old World Wine in the Holy Land.”
Congratulations to Marc Baer on the publication of his new book, “German, Jew, Muslim, Gay:
The Life and Times of Hugo Marcus” (Columbia University Press, 2020).
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.
As coronavirus (COVID-19) commands attention worldwide, CSSH turns to its archives to gain insight. Here we have collected decades of excellent scholarship on disease and epidemics.
Meet the authors of the 62-2 issue, April 2020.
CSSH congratulates Carole McGranahan on the publication of her new book, Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment, and to Jatin Dua for the recent publication of his manuscript, Captured at Sea: Piracy and Protection in the Indian Ocean.
Samuel Sami Everett explores multiple dimensions of distance that shape his relationship to the Parisian neighborhood of le Sentier, the location of his study of multireligious ethno-commercial exchanges in his CSSH article, “Une Ambiance Diaspora: Continuity and Change in Parisian Maghrebi Imaginaries.”
Congratulations to Michael Peletz on the publication of his book Sharia Transformations: Cultural Politics and the Rebranding of an Islamic Judiciary (University of California Press, 2020).