Book Review: Film Festivals and Anthropology

To the best of my knowledge, to date no book has seriously undertaken an analysis of the history, current challenges and future outlook of the so-called ‘ethnographic film festivals’, rather unique gatherings that have historically had an ambiguous – and sometimes problematic – relationship with mainstream, text-based anthropology. For this reason alone, the publication of Film … Continue reading Book Review: Film Festivals and Anthropology

Book Annoucement: Contemporary Identity and Memory in the Borderlands of Poland and Germany

Contemporary Identity and Memory in the Borderlands of Poland and Germany now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Contemporary Identity and Memory in the Borderlands of Poland and Germany by Aleksandra Binicewicz. The book analyses issues associated with the contemporary and memory in the Polish-German borderlands – a … Continue reading Book Annoucement: Contemporary Identity and Memory in the Borderlands of Poland and Germany

Book Announcement: Arctic Modernities: The Environmental, the Exotic and the Everyday

Arctic Modernities: The Environmental, the Exotic and the Everyday now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Arctic Modernities: The Environmental, the Exotic and the Everyday, edited by Heidi Hansson and Anka Ryall. Less tangible than melting polar glaciers or the changing social conditions in northern societies, the … Continue reading Book Announcement: Arctic Modernities: The Environmental, the Exotic and the Everyday

Book Announcement: Tourism in Bali and the Challenge of Sustainable Development

Tourism in Bali and the Challenge of Sustainable Development now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Tourism in Bali and the Challenge of Sustainable Development, edited by Sylvine Pickel-Chevalier. This work offers a cross-analysis of the development of tourism in Bali, combining international and intercultural (from Indonesian, … Continue reading Book Announcement: Tourism in Bali and the Challenge of Sustainable Development

Book Announcement: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (paperback)

Paperback edition of An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the paperback release of An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology by C. Nadia Seremetakis. This book engages young scholars, teachers and students in a critical dialogue with past and present directions in cultural-historical studies. More particularly, … Continue reading Book Announcement: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (paperback)

Conference Announcement: Powering the Planet – Why the world needs Anthropologists, 28-29 October, 2017

Powering the Planet - Why the world needs Anthropologists Durham, 28th to 29th October The fifth edition of the annual symposium Why the World Needs Anthropologists explores how energy professionals and anthropologists can cooperate to design and deploy energy innovations that alter the world for the better. Be inspired by top speakers. Improve your skills at our thematic workshops. Visit … Continue reading Conference Announcement: Powering the Planet – Why the world needs Anthropologists, 28-29 October, 2017

Book Announcement: The Outback Within: Journeys into the Australian Interior (paperback)

Paperback edition of The Outback Within: Journeys into the Australian Interior now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the paperback release of The Outback Within: Journeys into the Australian Interior by Mark Byrne. What is it about the Australian outback? For nearly two centuries, narratives of outback journeys have been … Continue reading Book Announcement: The Outback Within: Journeys into the Australian Interior (paperback)