Anthropomorphism Thinking with animals : new perspectives on anthropomorphism / edited by Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman. Art & Artefacts Making and growing : anthropological studies of organisms and artefacts / by Elizabeth Hallam and Tim Ingold. Australasia The Black pacific : anti-colonial struggles and oceanic connections / Robbie Shilliam. Community Community, cosmopolitanism and the problem of human commonality / Vered Amit and Nigel Rapport. East Asia Seeing transnationally :
Anthropology in theory: issues in epistemology / edited by Henrietta L. Moore and Todd Sanders Ruth Landes: a life in anthropology / Sally Cole The other face of the moon / by Lévi-Strauss, Claude The ground between: anthropologists engage philosophy / edited by Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, and Bhrigupati Singh Ethnographies of uncertainty in Africa / edited by Elizabeth Cooper and David Pratten After the ancestors: an anthropologist’s
The People’s Republic of China at 60 : an international assessment / edited by William C. Kirby. The gender of memory : rural women and China’s collective past / Gail Hershatter. China maritime customs and China’s trade statistics, 1859-1948 / Thomas P. Lyons. Dancing for the dead [videorecording] : funeral strippers in Taiwan / a Marc L. Moskowitz film. A Jesuit garden in Beijing and early modern Chinese culture /
An anthropology of images : picture, medium, body / Hans Belting ; translated by Thomas Dunlap. Carnival and cannibal ; Ventriloquous evil / by Jean Baudrillard ; translated by Chris Turner. The spirit of mourning : history, memory and the body / by Paul Connerton. Material memories / by edited by Marius Kwint, Christopher Breward and Jeremy Aysnley. From Berg’s Materializing culture series…“This book is an attempt to understand the
Literary remains : death, trauma, and Lu Xun’s refusal to mourn / Eileen Cheng. Capitalizing China / edited by Joseph P.H. Fan and Randall Morck. Rainbow body : the life and realization of a Tibetan yogin, Togden Ugyen Tendzin / Chögyal Namkhai Norbu ; translated and annotated by Adriano Clemente. Youth culture in China : from Red Guards to netizens / Paul Clark. Chinese complaint systems : natural resistance /
If you are not already in New York attending the Homonationalism and Pinkwashing Conference, you may be interested to know that the organisers, The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies are streaming the various sessions and keynote speeches. These will also be podcast later. As well as the obvious relevance to those of you studying gender and sexuality, this conference has significant content relating to the SOAS regions and its other subjects, notably
Next week sees the start of the 2013 Film Festival: Celebrating Arab Women Filmmakers along with two special events for International Women’s Week on 7th & 8th March. It runs from 3-10 April 2013 and takes place at the BFI Southbank, Barbican, ICA & Hackney Picturehouse, Southbank Centre. The program consists of features, documentaries, short films, events, live music and awards that give factual and fictional perspectives by, and on, Arab women.
Youth and globalization in Central Asia : everday life between religion, media, and international donors / Stefan Kirmse Immaterial bodies : affect, embodiment, mediation / Lisa Blackman. Asian popular culture : new, hybrid, and alternate media / edited by John A. Lent and Lorna Fitzsimmons. Highlife Saturday night : popular music and social change in urban Ghana / Nate Plageman. Poverty and exclusion of minorities in China and India /A.S.
Journals/Law Reports Family Law Online Access to the Family Law Reports (FLR), Family Law Journal (Fam LJ), Child and Family Law Quarterly (CFLQ) and International Family Law (IFL). LawAfrica Includes LawAfrica Law Reports (LLR) a comprehensive database of reports from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Digest on Civil Case Law & Procedure deals with cases arising from judicial review and constitutional matters. The East Africa Law Reports (EALR) contains full text of
All tomorrow’s cultures : anthropological engagements with the future / Samuel Gerald Collins. Anthropologists, indigenous scholars and the research endeavour : seeking bridges towards mutual respect / edited by Joy Hendry and Laara Fitznor. Being there : learning to live cross-culturally / edited by Sarah H. Davis and Melvin Konner. Contemporary sociological theory / edited by Craig Calhoun … [et al.]. 3rd Edition The creolization of theory / edited by