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Claudio Sopranzetti’s King of Bangkok shortlisted for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing

October 12, 2022

Claudio Sopranzetti’s King of Bangkok shortlisted for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing.

The selection committed wrote that they praise the book for "inaugurating nothing less than a new mode of ethnographically inhabiting history. We were simply floored by the attention to local detail in every piece of art and every speech bubble. We have no doubt that this is a project that will be emulated for years to come".

A radio interview with Dorit Geva on the success of women leaders in European far-right parties

October 12, 2022

A radio interview with Dorit Geva by Doug Henwood on KPFA radio in California, on the success of women leaders in European far-right parties

Fanni Beck's co-authored article in China Quarterly

September 22, 2022

We are happy to share an article about Fanni Beck's research she co-authored with Pál Nyíri that came out this September in China Quarterly.

Claudio Sopranzetti's "The King of Bangkok" wins another prize, the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Bronze Medal Award in the Graphic Novels section.

June 17, 2022
INDIES Book of the Year Awards recognizes the best books published in 2021 from small, independent, and university presses.
For this year’s competition, over 2,700 entries were submitted in 55 categories, with Foreword’s editors choosing approximately 10 finalists per genre. Those finalists were then delivered to individual librarians and booksellers tasked with picking the Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention winners.

Ian Cook, PhD Alumnus, and Prem Kumar Rajaram are launching their edited book, Opening Up the University

April 22, 2022

The book and the launch focuses on university access for students who have experienced displacement, what the responses of universities to displaced learners can teach us about the boundaries of academic institutions, and how struggles over access for these students may lead to new openings.