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2019 Jack Goody Award

The CSSH Jack Goody Prize for 2018 has been awarded to Andrew Canessa, for his paper “Indigenous Conflict in Bolivia Explored through an African Lens: Towards a Comparative Analysis of Indigeneity“ (CSSH 60-2). 

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  • ISSN: 0010-4175 (Print), 1475-2999 (Online)
  • Editors: Paul Christopher Johnson Anthropology and History, University of Michigan and Geneviève Zubrzycki Sociology, University of Michigan
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Comparative Studies in Society and History (CSSH) is an international forum for new research and interpretation concerning problems of recurrent patterning and change in human societies through time and in the contemporary world. CSSH sets up a working alliance among specialists in all branches of the social sciences and humanities as a way of bringing together multidisciplinary research, cultural studies, and theory, especially in anthropology, history, political science, and sociology. Review articles and discussion bring readers in touch with current findings and issues.


  • November 2019
  • 10 November 2019, Susanne Unger
  • Congratulations to Selim Deringil on the publication of his edited volume, The Ottoman Twilight in the Arab Lands: Turkish Memoirs and Testimonies of the Great...
  • October 2019
  • 01 October 2019, Susanne Unger
  • Congratulations to Paul Nugent on the publication of his new book, Boundaries, Communities and State-Making in West Africa: The Centrality of the Margins.