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.
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).
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.