|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||New York City|
|Distribution||Turpin Distribution (United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, India)|
Ingram Academic (United States, Australia, New Zealand) 
|Publication types||Books, Academic journals|
|Official website|| www|
Berghahn Books is a New York and Oxford-based publisher of scholarly books and academic journals in the humanities and social sciences, with a special focus on social & cultural anthropology, European history, politics, and film & media studies. It was founded in 1994 by Marion Berghahn. 
Every year, Berghahn Books publishes around 140 new titles and some 80 paperback editions and has a backlist of nearly 2,500 titles in print. New titles are published in both print and online, with the select digitization of the backlist currently being undertaken as part of the Berghahn Books Online platform. Many Berghahn titles have been reviewed on Choice . 
Berghahn Journals currently publishes over 40 journals in those social science and humanities fields that complement its books list. This includes an annual series, Advances in Research, launched in 2013. Its journals have been available online since 2001.  Berghahn Journals was awarded the AAP PROSE Award for Best New Journal in the Social Sciences and Humanities two years in a row: in 2009 for Girlhood Studies and in 2008 for Projections .  Girlhood Studies was also the recipient of the Highly Commended Certificate for the 2010 ALPSP Best New Journal Award. 
As of 2019, Berghahn Books joined Annual Reviews in releasing part of its journal content under the Subscribe to Open (S2O) initiative. In 2019 Berghahn offered 13 titles in anthropology as possible S2O candidates, all of which were released as open content in 2020.   As of June 3, 2021, Berghahn Journals announced that Social Anthropology (Anthropologie Sociale), the journal of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) would become part of their open-access set of anthropology journals, starting with Volume 30 in 2022. EASA members "voted overwhelmingly" to leave their current publishers, Wiley, and "to take our journal Open Access in a way that is sustainable and equitable." 
Anthropology is the scientific study of humanity, concerned with human behavior, human biology, cultures, societies, and linguistics, in both the present and past, including past human species. Social anthropology studies patterns of behavior, while cultural anthropology studies cultural meaning, including norms and values. A portmanteau term sociocultural anthropology is commonly used today. Linguistic anthropology studies how language influences social life. Biological or physical anthropology studies the biological development of humans.
Applied anthropology is the application of the methods and theory of anthropology to the analysis and solution of practical problems. In Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application, Kedia and Van Willigen define the process as a "complex of related, research-based, instrumental methods which produce change or stability in specific cultural systems through the provision of data, initiation of direct action, and/or the formulation of policy". More simply, applied anthropology is the praxis-based side of anthropological research; it includes researcher involvement and activism within the participating community. John Van Willengen simply defined anthropology as " anthropology put to use". However, the concept of applied anthropology was put forward by Daniel G. Brinton.
Gísli Pálsson is a Icelandic Anthropologist, born in 1949 in Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. He was a professor of anthropology at the University of Iceland until his retirement in 2019. He is currently holding the Professor Emeritus title in the anthropology Department at the university of Iceland. Gísli has published works in the fields of Social Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology and Molecular Anthropology.
Project MUSE, a non-profit collaboration between libraries and publishers, is an online database of peer-reviewed academic journals and electronic books. Project MUSE contains digital humanities and social science content from over 250 university presses and scholarly societies around the world. It is an aggregator of digital versions of academic journals, all of which are free of digital rights management (DRM). It operates as a third-party acquisition service like EBSCO, JSTOR, OverDrive, and ProQuest.
Crossref is an official digital object identifier (DOI) Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation. It is run by the Publishers International Linking Association Inc. (PILA) and was launched in early 2000 as a cooperative effort among publishers to enable persistent cross-publisher citation linking in online academic journals. In August 2022, Crossref lists that index more than 60 million journal studies were made free to view and reuse, and they made a challenge publicly to other publishers, to add their reference data to the index.
Helena Wulff is professor of social anthropology at Stockholm University. Her research is in the anthropology of communication and aesthetics based on a wide range of studies of the social worlds of literary production, dance, and the visual arts.
Berg Publishers was an academic publishing company based in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England and Providence, Rhode Island, United States. It was founded in the United Kingdom in 1983 by Marion Berghahn. Berg published monographs, textbooks, reference works, and academic journals. It focused on fashion, design, anthropology, history, and cultural studies. Operations in providence began shortly after Berghahn's husband, historian Volker Berghahn, accepted a chair at Brown University in 1988.
Carlo Severi is an Italian anthropologist who is Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). He is noted for his studies of ritual, image/imagination, and social memory
Brill Academic Publishers is a Dutch international academic publisher founded in 1683 in Leiden, Netherlands. With offices in Leiden, Boston, Paderborn and Singapore, Brill today publishes 275 journals and around 1200 new books and reference works each year all of which are "subject to external, single or double-blind peer review." In addition, Brill provides of primary source materials online and on microform for researchers in the humanities and social sciences.
Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 2008 by Jackie Kirk, Claudia Mitchell, and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh and published by Berghahn Journals. It became an official journal of the International Girls Studies Association (IGSA) in 2019. The journal discusses girlhood from the perspective of a broad range of fields including education, health, media studies, and literary studies. Of the three issues a year, two are themed issues on particular topics. The editor-in-chief is Claudia Mitchell. Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal received the award of Best New Journal in the Social Sciences & Humanities from the Association of American Publishers in 2009. The journal led to the establishment of a complementary book series, Transnational Girlhoods, in 2019, also published by Berghahn.
The European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) is an organization of scholars in the field of anthropology founded in 1989. EASA serves as a major professional organization for social anthropologists working in Europe. It is supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Social Anthropology is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published since 2007 by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the European Association of Social Anthropologists. It was established in 1992 and originally published by Cambridge University Press. The editors-in-chief are Laia Soto Bermant and Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov. Articles are published in English or French.
Noel B. Salazar is a sociocultural anthropologist known for his transdisciplinary work on mobility and travel, the local-to-global nexus, discourses and imaginaries of 'Otherness', heritage, cultural brokering, cosmopolitanism and endurance.
Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is an Open Access service provider registered as a for-profit GmbH in Berlin, Germany, and owned by multinational commercial publishing company Wiley as of December 2021. It offers a crowdfunding model to support a variety of Open Access book and journal content packages as well as the financial funding of partnerships.
Didier Fassin, born in 1955, is a French anthropologist and sociologist. He is the James D. Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University and holds a Direction of Studies in Political and Moral Anthropology at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He has been appointed to the Chair of Public Health at the Collège de France. Fassin was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 2022.
Aleksandar Bošković is an anthropologist from former Yugoslavia, who wrote or edited nineteen books and several hundred articles on history and theory of anthropology, mostly from a transactionalist and comparative perspective. In 2018/2019 he was a Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Lyon. Together with his colleague and economics professor John Hamman, Bošković organized a two-day conference about rationality, at the University of Lyon, on 10–11 April 2019. Aleksandar Bošković is Visiting Professor of Social Anthropology at the State University of Rio Grande de Norte (UFRN) in Natal, Brazil. He is currently editor of the series "Anthropology's Ancestors," published by Berghahn Books, and co-editor of the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures. Since 1 October 2019 he is Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Archaeology in Belgrade.
Andre Gingrich is an Austrian ethnologist and anthropologist, member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, director of the Institute for Social Anthropology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and retired professor at the University of Vienna.
David Berliner is a Belgian anthropologist and a professor of anthropology at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
Panas Karampampas is a social anthropologist at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, while in the past he has worked at the Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, at the University of Peloponnese, the University of Thessaly and at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales – EHESS, Paris. Previously he was a guest lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of St. Andrews, where he also completed his PhD and a visiting scholar at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow. Since 2018, he is a co-convenor of the EASA Mediterraneanist Network (MedNet), and since 2022 he is a co-convenor of the EASA Europeanist network. He was also nominated and elected as a Founding Board Member of the Association of Social Anthropologists of Greece.
Founded in 1994, its program, which includes close to 40 journals and over 125 new titles a year, spans Anthropology, Migration & Refugee Studies, Geography, History, and Film Studies.