2024 Jack Goody Award

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CSSH announces 2024 Jack Goody Award winner Nana Osei Quarshie and Honorable Mention Courtney Handman!

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2023 Jack Goody Award

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Congratulations to Koh Choon Hwee, winner of 2023’s Jack Goody Award!

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2022 Jack Goody Award

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CSSH awards the 2022 Jack Goody Prize to Matthew Shutzer, for his outstanding article “Subterranean Properties: India’s Political Ecology of Coal, 1870–1975” (CSSH 63-2).

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2021 Jack Goody Award

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CSSH celebrates the essays of Jack Goody Award winner David Mosse and Honorable Mention recipient Amy Chazkel.

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2020 Jack Goody Award

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CSSH awards Jatin Dua the 2020 Jack Goody Prize for his superb essay, “Hijacked: Piracy and Economies of Protection in the Western Indian Ocean.” CSSH also recognizes Marvin Chochotte’s article, “Making Peasants Chèf: The Tonton Makout Militia and the Moral Politics of Terror in the Haitian Countryside during the Dictatorship of François Duvalier, 1957–1971,” with an Honorable Mention.

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Distinguishing Types and Discourses of Indigeneity: A Conversation with Andrew Canessa, Winner of the 2019 Jack Goody Award

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We are delighted to announce (again) that Andrew Canessa has won the 2019 Jack Goody Award for his essay, “Indigenous Conflict in Bolivia Explored through an African Lens: Towards a Comparative Analysis of Indigeneity.”

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