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  • In Memoriam: Sydel Silverman
  • 11 April 2019, Susanne Unger
  • The anthropology community and CSSH are saddened by the death of Sydel Silverman.

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  • Deciphering Migrants’ Letters
  • 28 November 2018, Susanne Unger
  • Félix Krawatzek  and Gwendolyn Sasse reflect on the research that informed their essay, "Integration and Identities: The Effects of Time, Migrant Networks,...

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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.


  • March 2019
  • 10 March 2019, Susanne Unger
  • Congratulations to CSSH editorial board member Matthew Hull on winning the 2019 Staley Prize, to CSSH author Sanjay Subrahmanyam on winning the international...
  • January 2019
  • 04 January 2019, Susanne Unger
  • Congratulations to Chris Moffat on the publication of his new book, India’s Revolutionary Inheritance: Politics and the Promise of Bhagat Singh.