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.”
CSSH authors Stacey Hynd and Myles Osborne discuss their research on local insurgencies, global cultures of resistance, and anti-colonial youth politics in the 1950s.
The essays in this issue are grouped under the following rubrics: “Big Men” Pasts; Making Human Kinds in Africa and China; Mapping Social Geography; and Religious Conversion at the Frontier.
Meet the authors of the 63-1 issue, January 2021.
CSSH recognizes the newest publications of its authors Andrew Bickford and Krishan Kumar.
Jatin Dua discusses his 2020 Jack Goody Award-winning essay, “Hijacked: Piracy and Economies of Protection in the Western Indian Ocean,” with CSSH.
CSSH awards Jatin Dua the 2020 Jack Goody Prize for his superb essay, “Hijacked: Piracy and Economies of Protection in the Western Indian Ocean.” CSSH also recognizes Marvin Chochotte’s article, “Making Peasants Chèf: The Tonton Makout Militia and the Moral Politics of Terror in the Haitian Countryside during the Dictatorship of François Duvalier, 1957–1971,” with an Honorable Mention.
CSSH congratulates David Henig, Tony Ballantyne, and Radhika Singha on their latest publications!
Meet the authors of the 62-4 issue, October 2020.
The essays in this issue are grouped together under the following rubrics: Insurgent Youth, Social Lives of Categories, and Legal Cultures.