New Journal: Contention - The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest

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Dear Colleague,

Berghahn is pleased to announce the re-launch of an exciting journal in 2017, Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social ProtestContention is dedicated to research on and about social protest and political behavior. The journal advances essential knowledge of a comprehensive range of collective actions, social movements, and other forms of political and social contention. By providing a multidisciplinary forum to scholars within and across the social sciences and humanities, it seeks to promote scholarly exchange and knowledge sharing among them.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal:

Volume 5, Issue 1

Special Issue: Creative Practices/Resistant Acts: Cultural Production and Emerging Democracies in Revolutionary Nations

Guest edited by Nesreen Hussein and Iain MacKenzie

Editorial, Giovanni A. Travaglino and Benjamin Abrams


Creative Practices/Resistant Acts, Nesreen Hussein and Iain MacKenzie


Flying above Bloodshed: Performative Protest in the Sacred City of Damascus, Ziad Adwan

"For a Martyr from Afar": A Response to Laila Soliman's No Time for Art, Caroline Rooney

The Amāra on the Square: Connective Agency and the Aesthetics of the Egyptian Revolution, Ayman El-Desouky

Staging Democracy: The Aganaktismenoi of Greece and the Squares-Movement(s), George Sotiropoulos

Volumes 1-4 are open access. Please visit the journal site to view. (