“An Immense Enlargement of Life” October 20, 2023
Courtney Handman and Divya Cherian discuss Occult Knowledge, AI, Secret Languages, Interoperability … and Owls
Engineering Ecology, with Alice Rudge and Sarah Vaughn December 14, 2022
CSSH brings Sarah E. Vaughn and Alice Rudge into conversation on “the afterlives of innovation, of care, of collaborations with human and non-human partners, and of failed attempts to know and control” in the geographically distant sites of Guyana, West Africa, and Southeast Asia.
Minding the Gaps November 23, 2021
CSSH authors Danna Agmon and Zehra Hashmi tell us why certain kinds of evidence go missing and what the resulting gaps mean.
Meticulous Sleuthing. A conversation with Koh Choon Hwee. September 12, 2023
Koh Choon Hwee discusses her Goody Award-winning essay, “The Mystery of the Missing Horses: How to Uncover an Ottoman Shadow Economy,” with CSSH.
The Hindu/Han Letters: Audrey Truschke and Gina Anne Tam discuss the prospects for new India-China comparisons July 17, 2023
Audrey Truschke and Gina Anne Tam exchange letters comparing their scholarship on “Hindu” and “Han,” subjects of their recent CSSH essays.
Going Underground with Matthew Shutzer, Winner of the 2022 Goody Award September 26, 2022
CSSH interviews author Matthew Shutzer about his 2022 Goody Award winning article, “Subterranean Properties: India’s Political Ecology of Coal, 1870-1975.”
Recent CSSH Articles on Israel/Palestine October 23, 2023
Ten of our best Israel/Palestine essays from the 2000s.
CSSH’s Collection on Afghanistan August 7, 2021
For more nuanced analysis of Afghan society, politics, and culture than you will find in the news, please explore CSSH’s collection of essays exploring Afghanistan in transregional, diversely historical contexts.
On Uprisings, Policing, and Resistance June 3, 2020
A collection of essays on protest, revolution, policing, and resistance.
Folding and Collaborating November 27, 2023
Robert P. Weller and Keping Wu describe their collaborative research and writing process, sharing how they came to folding as an analytic framework and envisioning how it might be further applied.
Opera and Anthropology: An Unexpected Conversation on Producing Knowledge about Others November 15, 2023
Aeron O’Connor discusses opera as an object of anthropological enquiry and the subject of anthropological self-reflection.
The Double Act: Ali-Reza Bhojani and Morgan Clarke discuss the merits and surprises of collaborative research June 25, 2023
Ali-Reza Bhojani and Morgan Clarke take us behind the scenes of their collaborative work as a textualist and anthropologist studying religious authority.