Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia

Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (ACME) is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the anthropological study of all societies and cultures in the Middle East and Central Eurasia. The journal publishes original research by social scientists not only in the area of anthropology but also in sociology, folklore, religion, material culture and related social sciences. It encompasses all areas of modern and contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, China), including topics on minority groups and religious themes.


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Vol 4, No 1

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Table of Contents


Out of focus: Photography of African slavery in Qajar Iran PDF
Pedram Khosronejad
Mapping the political discourse of the Iranian Green Movement PDF
Faegheh Shirazi, Karin Wilkins

Research Notes

In the absence of fieldwork PDF
Pedram Khosronejad

Book Reviews

REVIEW - Hafez, Sherine and Slyomovics, Susan. Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millennium. xxiv + 387 pp. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2013. PDF
Leonardo Schiocchet
REVIEW - Marranci, Gabriel. Wars of Terror, 130 pp. London: Bloomsbury, 2016. PDF
Brian Callan
REVIEW - Mirzai, Behnaz A. A History of Slavery and Emancipation in Iran, 1800–1929. 324 pp. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017. PDF
Pedram Khosronejad

Film Reviews

REVIEW - Child Mother (Ima Yalda). Dir. and prod. Yael Kipper and Ronen Zaretzky. Turtle Films for Channel 8. 90 mns. Hebrew, Moroccan and Yemenite with English subs. 2016. PDF
Joanna Bocheńska
REVIEW - Daughters of Anatolia. Dir. and prod. Halé Sofia Schatz. Ed. Maud Dillingham. 57 mns. Turkish with English subs. 2015 PDF
Joanna Bocheńska
REVIEW - The Day of the Rams in Gljev. Dir. Michele Trentini. Prod. Museo degli Usi e dei Costumi della Gente Trentina. 17 mns. 2012. PDF
Valentina Gamberi
REVIEW - Mouthwash. Dir. Reman Sadani. 24 mns. Arabic with English subs. 2015. PDF
Joanna Bocheńska
REVIEW - Romeo et Kristina. Dir. Nicolas Hans Martin. 4A4 PRODUCTIONS. 97 mns. French. 2016. PDF
William Pimlott
REVIEW - Same River Twice. Dir. Effi Weiss, Amir Borenstein, Cyril Bibas. Prod. Kathleen de Bethune, Cyril Bibas, Michel Steyaert (CVB: Centre Vidéo de Bruxelles). Dist. Claudine Van O, Philippe Cotte. English with French-English subs. 110 mns. 2013. PDF
William Pimlott
REVIEW - Super Women. Dir. and prod. Yael Kipper and Ronen Zaretzky. 80 mns. Hebrew and Russian with English subs. 2013. PDF
Gemma King

ISSN: 2211-5730