In Memoriam: Marshall Sahlins

CSSH joins all of Anthropology in mourning the loss of Marshall Sahlins (1930-2021). He wrote one of our mostly widely cited articles, “Poor Man, Rich Man, Big-man, Chief: Political Types in Melanesia and Polynesia,” which we are making available gratis in his memory. He was a big man and a chief among CSSH authors. We…

April 2021

This month, CSSH celebrates the recent accomplishments of our editors, Geneviève Zubrzycki and Paul Christopher Johnson!

“Battle of Agencies” Released

Ali Sipahi describes how the Gezi Park protests of 2013 transformed his thinking about the 1985 massacres of Armenians in Harput, Turkey, analyzed in his recent CSSH essay, “Deception and Violence in the Ottoman Empire: The People’s Theory of Crowd Behavior during the Hamidian Massacres of 1895.”