H-SAE is a network affiliated with the Society for the Anthropology of Europe (SAE), a section of the American Anthropological Association. H-SAE is open to scholars, advanced students, teachers, and professionals who desire participation in academic discussions of the anthropology of Europe.

Recent Content

Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology, Deadline 5/1/17

The William A. Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology honors the best book published annually in Europeanist anthropology as determined by a panel comprising SAE senior members, chaired by the Society’s President-elect.

Eligible volumes must be available in English, whether published in the US or abroad. They must have been published in the calendar year before the prize adjudication. Multi-author volumes are eligible, although edited collections of essays are not.

SAE 2017 Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition, Deadline 3/15/17

Between Brexit and the refugee crisis, Europe is currently undergoing a fresh set of challenges, which compels anthropologists and other ethnographers to rethink old paradigms whilst we come up with new ones that better address current realities of the region. The Society for the Anthropology of Europe is calling for submissions for its annual graduate student paper prize competition that address any number of past, present and future challenges the region is facing.

CFP New Nationalisms: Sources, Agendas, Languages, 25-27 September 2017, Wrocław, Poland

Our conference seeks to confront the discourse of affective mobilization propagating anti-EU and anti-immigration policies in many European countries, with its opponent, the discourse of civic ethos and cosmopolitanism. How did it happen that xenophobia and anti-European sentiment have become a vocal presence in public discourse? We hope that the conference will shed some light on how a refurbished nationalism has become central to the new visions of what has become a functioning oxymoron in Central Europe: the non-liberal democracy.