The first Berghahn Journals issue of Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale has published!

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Dear Colleague,


Berghahn is delighted to announce that Volume 30 of Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale, the flagship journal of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), will be fully open access, under the subscribe-to-open (S2O) model. Previously, the journal was only able to publish a limited number of open access articles for those authors with the funds to cover a substantial APC. Under S2O, all articles are available open access at no cost to the author.


This form of open access is made possible by the journal’s subscribing libraries: despite the challenges of untangling the journal from its previous arrangements, we were able to gain early support from a wide variety of libraries. We continue to work on transitioning more libraries over – ongoing library support is vital to ensure the sustainability of the journal and its ability to publish future volumes in open access.


We are grateful to all of the stakeholders, who continue to support our efforts in realizing this historic moment for EASA.


Enjoy the first Berghahn issue!


Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale is a part of the Berghahn Open Anthro Collection!:


Volume 30, Issue 1



Lukas Ley and Nicolai Ssorin-Chaikov



‘Eating with the People’: How a Chinese Hydropower Project Changed Food Experiences in a Lao Community

Floramante S.J. Ponce


Vignerons and the Vines: Mediators of Place-based Identity in Alsace, France

Mark Anthony Arceño


Of Fascists and Dreamers: Conspiracy Theory and Anthropology

Theodoros Rakopoulos


Special Section: A Debate on Ethnographic Determination

The Debate’s Conjuncture: An Introduction

João Pina-Cabral


Unhinged: On Ethnographic Games of Doubt and Certainty

Stephan Palmié


Anthropology Comes In When Translation Fails

Anne-Christine Taylor


Field Aporias in Minho (Portugal)

João Pina-Cabral


Revisiting the Untranslatable: A Comment

Ashley Lebner


Forum: Utopian Confluences

‘Utopian Confluences’: A Critique

Eldar Bråten


Cracks in the System and Anthropology: A Response to Bråten

Bjørn Enge Bertelsen and Ruy Llera Blanes


Book Reviews

Cynthia Browne, Proshant Chakraborty, Alice Clarebout, Melanie Vivier, Jan De Wolf, Deniz Duruiz, Karen Latricia Hough, Marija Ivanović, Irina Kretser, Anders Norge Lauridsen, and Monica Vasile


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