Anthropological Journal of European Cultures (Vol. 31, Issue 2)

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The latest Open Access issue of Anthropological Journal of European Cultures has published! This special issue examines various aspects of world fairs and other great exhibitions in the past and the repercussions they may still have on late twentieth and early twenty-first century exhibitions.


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Volume 31, Issue 2



Coda: Autobiography in Anthropology, Then and Now

Helena Wulff


Special Issue ‘World Fairs’

Introduction: World Fairs, Exhibitions and Anthropology - Revisiting Contexts of Post-colonialism

Patrícia Ferraz de Matos, Hande Birkalan-Gedik, Andrés Barrera-González, and Pegi Vail


The Exhibition of Botocudos at Piccadilly Hall: Variations of an Anthropological Show, from the Museum to the Circus

Marina Cavalcante Vieira


‘To the Extremes of Asian Sensibility’: Balinese Performances at the 1931 International Colonial Exhibition

Juliana Coelho de Souza Ladeira


Picturesque Savagery on Display: Exhibition of Indigenous People, Science and Commerce in Argentina (1898–1904)

Diego Ballestero


The Mise-en-Scène of Modernity: Exposición Internacional del Centenario, Buenos Aires (1910)

Nicolas Freeman


A New Turn in Russian Ethnography: Science and Cultural Politics at Moscow's First Ethnographic Exhibition of 1867

Mariam M. Kerimova and Maria V. Zolotukhina



Escaping Gentrification?: The Athenian Metaxourgio Grassroots Carnival as a Contested Event

Regina Zervou and Mina Dragouni



Andrea García-González, Siobhan Magee, Bruce O'Neill, and Anja Zlatović


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