The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: CAPTURE, CONSCRIPTION, AND THE ECONOMYOF PROTECTION; GOVERNING THE GRASSROOTS; POLITICS OF PIETY; DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISMAND NEO-SOCIALISM: SANTIAGO, PARIS, CHICAGO; and DIRT.
Congratulations to Nicolas Argenti on the publication of his new book, Remembering Absence: The Sense of Life in Island Greece, and to Michał Murawski on the publication of his new monograph, The Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw, and a City Transfixed.
What are the priorities and larger moral systems built into breaking the law? In their conversation with Andrew Shryock, four authors explore crime and criminality as social constructs, as well as the problem of enforcing the law by stepping outside it.
Meet the authors of the 61-3 issue, July 2019.
This essay addresses the relationship between Vlad Naumescu’s 2019 CSSH article, “Pedagogies of Prayer: Teaching Orthodoxy in South India,” and a short documentary film that the author produced several years ago as part of the same research project. It reflects on the relationship between film and text and on the possibilities that the combination of the two media afford.
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.”
Jieun Kim, Japanese Studies, University of Leeds
CSSH congratulates Rebecca Bryant and Emily Laxer on the publication of their new books.
The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: TRUST, IDENTIFICATIONS, PEDAGOGIES OF RELIGION, and SONIC HISTORY.
Meet the authors of the 61-2 issue, April 2019.
The anthropology community and CSSH are saddened by the death of Sydel Silverman.