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  • Eckert, Julia and Laura Knöpfel (eds.) (2020) "Corporate Responsibility (Special Issue)." in Journal of Legal Anthropology 4 (2).
  • Eckert, Julia (ed.) (2020) "The Bureaucratic Production of Difference: Ethos and Ethics in Migration Administrations." Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Ille, Enrico, Gamal H. Hamid, and Salah Osman (eds.) (2020) "Recent urbanisation trends in Khartoum State." Khartoum: University of Khartoum in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.

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  • Moradi, Fazil, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2019) "Tele-evidence: On the Translatability of Modernity's Violence." in Critical Studies 4 (Special Issue).
  • Mugler, Johanna (2019) "Measuring Justice: Quantitative Accountability and the National Prosecuting Authority in South Africa." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Rao, Ursula, and Vijayankar Nair (eds.) (2019) "Aadhaar: Governing With Biometrics (Special Issue)." in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 42 (3). → https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00856401.2019.1595343

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  • Biehl, Konstantin (2018) "Knowledge on the Run: Epistemological Uncertainties in the Careers of Kenyan Long-Distance Runners." Working Paper Series DFG Priority Programme 1448: Adaptation and Creativity in Africa, Nr. 29. Leipzig and Halle. → http://lost-research-group.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/WP29_Biehl_180904_.pdf
  • Lammer, Christof (2018) "Performing state boundaries: A stategraphy of citizen participation in China." Doctoral thesis, University of Vienna.
  • Lock, Margaret and Vinh-Kim Nguyen (eds.) (2018) "An Anthropology of Biomedicine, 2nd Edition." London: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Cantini, Daniele (ed.) (2018) "Al-Intag al-Ma’rifa fi al-Jami’at al-Masriyya [Knowledge Production at Egyptian Universities]." in Idafat: Al-majallah al-arabiyya li-l-Ulum al-Ijtima’iyya [Idafat: The Arab Journal of Sociology], Special Issue 41-42: 13-150.
  • Riedke, Eva (2018) "Concerning issues: Making things political in Durban." published PhD Dissertation, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, published open source through Gutenberg Qualify. → http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:hebis:77-diss-1000021179
  • Thelen, Tatjana, Larissa Vetters and Keebet von Benda-Beckmann (eds.) (2018) "Stategraphy: Toward a Relational Anthropology of the State." New York, Oxford: Berghahn.

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  • Moradi, Fazil, Ralph Buchenhorst, and Maria Six-Hohenbalken (2017) "Memory and genocide: On what remains and the possibility of representation." London and New York: Routledge.
  • Hoinathy, Remadji (ed.) (2017) "Société civile, gouvernance & industries extractives (Special issue)." in Cahier Tchadien des Sciences Sociales (CaTchas).http://catchas.mmsh.univ-aix.fr/Pages/default.aspx
  • Lamoureaux, Siri (2017) "Virtuous Language: Gendered Morality and Ethnonational Politics among Moro Christians in Sudan." Dissertation Thesis, University of Halle.
  • Thelen, Tatjana and Erdmute Alber (eds.) (2017) "Reconnecting State and Kinship." Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Umlauf, René (2017) "Mobile Labore: Zur Diagnose und Organisation von Malaria in Uganda." Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag.
  • Turner, Bertram and Günther Schlee (eds.) (2017) "On Retaliation: Towards an Interdisciplinary Understanding of a Basic Human Condition." New York, Oxford: Berghahn.

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  • Calkins, Sandra (2016) "Who knows tomorrow?: Uncertainty in North-Eastern Sudan." Oxford: Berghahn.
  • Cantini, Daniele (2016) "Youth and Education in the Middle East: Shaping Identity and Politics in Jordan." London: I. B. Tauris (Library of Modern Middle East Studies, 177).
  • Cantini, Daniele (ed.) (2016) "Rethinking politics of higher education." Leiden: Brill.
  • Geissler PW, G Lachenal, J Manton, N Tousignant (2016) "Traces of the Future: An Archaeology of Medical Science in Twenty First Century Africa." Bristol: Intellect.

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  • Buchenhorst, Ralph (ed.) (2015) "Von Fremdheit lernen: Zum produktiven Umgang mit Erfahrungen des Fremden im Kontext der Globalisierung." Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Calkins, Sandra, Enrico Ille, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2015) "Emerging orders in the Sudans." Bamenda and Buea: Langaa.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "‘Nuba’: A historical perspective on changing and contested notions." in Nuba Mountains Studies Working Paper 2. Halle: LOST Research Group, University of Halle.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "An annotated bibliography of social research on the Nuba Mountains." Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "Dynamics of destabilisation in development interventions in South Kordofan, 2005-2011." in Sudan Working Paper 2015: 4. Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute.
  • Rottenburg, Richard, Sally Engle Merry, Sung-Joon Park, and Johanna Mugler (eds.) (2015) "A world of indicators: The making of governmental knowledge through quantification." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Seidel, Katrin, and Timm Sureau (eds.) (2015) "Emerging South Sudan: Negotiating statehood (Special issue)." in Journal of Eastern African Studies 9 (4).
  • Geissler PW (ed.) (2015) "Para-states and Medical Science: Making Global Health in Africa." Durham: Duke University Press.

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  • McHardy, Julien (2014) "On Electric Bicycles: An ethnography in motion." Dissertation Thesis, Lancaster University.
  • Breckenridge, Keith (2014) "Biometric State: The Global Politics of Identification and Surveillance in South Africa, 1850 to the Present." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Abenante, Paola, and Daniele Cantini (eds.) (2014) "Religious belonging and life-worlds: Ethnographies on subjectivity and Islam (Special issue)." in La Ricera Folklorica 69.
  • Behrends, Andrea, Sung-Joon Park, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2014) "Travelling models in African conflict management: Translating technologies of social ordering." Leiden: Brill.
  • Gertel, Jörg, Richard Rottenburg, and Sandra Calkins (eds.) (2014) "Disrupting territories: Land, commodification and conflict in Sudan." Woodbridge: James Currey.
  • M'charek, Amade, Katharina Schramm, and David Skinner (eds.) (2014) "Special Issue: Technologies of Belonging." in Science, Technology, & Human Values 39 (4).
  • Thelen, Tatjana (2014) "Care/Sorge: Konstruktion, Reproduktion und Auflösung bedeutsamer Bindungen." Bielefeld: transcript.

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  • Hoinathy, Remadji (2013) "Pétrole et changement social au Tchad: Rente pétrolière et monétisation des relations économiques et sociales dans la zone pétrolière de Doba." Paris: Karthala.
  • Alber, Erdmute, Cati Coe and Tatjana Thelen (2013) "The Anthropology of Sibling Relations: Shared Parentage, Experience and Exchange." New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Ille, Enrico (2013) "Projections, plans and projects: Development as the extension of organizing principles and its consequences in the rural Nuba Mountains / South Kordofan, Sudan (2005-2011)." Leipzig and Weissenfels: Ille & Riemer.
  • Muyinda, Herbert (2013) "Disability, Violent Conflict and Embodied Sociality in Northern Uganda." Berlin: Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Komey, Guma Kunda (2013) "The Nuba Political Predicament in Sudan(s): Seeking Resources Beyond Borders." in The Borderlands of South Sudan: Authority and Identity in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives , edited by Christopher Vaughan, Mareike Schomerus and Lotje de Vries, 89-109. Bringstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Redfield, Peter (2013) "Life in Crisis: The Ethical Journey of Doctors Without Borders." Berkeley: University of California Press.

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  • Breckenridge, Keith and Simon Szreter (2012) "Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History." Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Eckert, Julia, Brian Donahoe, Christian Strümpell, and Zerrin Ozlem Biner (eds.) (2012) "Law against the State: Ethnographic Forays into Law's Transformations." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Kay, Rebecca, Sergei Shubin, and Tatjana Thelen (2012) "Rural realities in the post-socialist space (Special issue)." in Journal of Rural Studies 28 (2).
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg, and Julia Zenker (eds.) (2012) "Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa." Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Kelly, Ann H., and Paul Wenzel Geissler (eds.) (2012) "The value of transnational medical research: Labour, participation and care." London: Routledge.
  • Dilger, Hansjörg, Abdoulaye Kane and Stacey Langwick (eds.) (2012) "Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa: Transnational Health and Healing." Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

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  • Eckert, Julia (ed.) (2011) "Subjects of Citizenship." in Citizenship Studies (Special Issue) 15 (3).
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, and Catherine Molyneux (eds.) (2011) "Evidence, ethos and experiment: The anthropology and history of medical research in Africa." New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Langwick, Stacey (2011) "Bodies, politics, and African healing: The matter of maladies in Tanzania." Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • Schramm, Katharina (ed.) (2011) "Landscapes of Violence: Memory and Sacred Space (Special issue)." in History and Memory 23 (1).
  • Schramm, Katharina, and Kristine Krause (eds.) (2011) "States, Diasporas, Citizenship: New Forms of Political Subjectivity in Africa." in African Diaspora Journal of Transnational Africa in a Global World 4 (2).
  • Schramm, Katharina, David Skinner, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2011) "Identity Politics and the New Genetics: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging." Oxford: Berghahn.
  • Jitta, Jessica, Herbert Muyinda, Kathrine Ostergaard Nielsen and Ebba Holme Hansen (2011) "Quality Medicine Use for Children in Uganda: Situational Analysis." Kampala: Makerere Press.
  • Lamoureaux, Siri (2011) "Message in a Mobile: Mixed Messages, Tales of Missing and Mobile Communities at the University of Khartoum." Leiden: Langaa Publishers/African Studies Centre.
  • Langwick, Stacey (2011) "Bodies, Politics, and African Healing: The Matter of Maladies in Tanzania." Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • Geissler, PW & C Molyneux (eds.) (2011) "Evidence, Ethos and Experiment: Anthropology and History of Medical Research in Africa." Oxford: Berghahn.
  • Bornstein, Erica and Peter Redfield (2011) "Forces of Compassion: Humanitarianism Between Ethics and Politics." Santa Fe: SAR Press.

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  • Nguyen, Vinh-Kim (2010) "The Republic of Therapy: Triage and Sovereignty in West Africa’s Time of AIDS." Durham: Duke University Press.
  • Thelen, Tatjana and Haldis Haukanes (2010) "Parenting after the Century of the Child: Travelling Ideals, Institutional Negotiations and Individual Responses." Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Argenti, Nicolas, and Katharina Schramm (eds.) (2010) "Remembering Violence: Anthropological Perspectives on Intergenerational Transmission." Oxford: Berghahn.
  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, and Ruth J. Prince (2010) "The Land is dying: Contingency, creativity and conflict in Western Kenya." New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Lock, Margaret and Vinh-Kim Nguyen (eds.) (2010) "An Anthropology of Biomedicine, 1st Edition." Malden: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Nguyen, Vinh-Kim (2010) "The republic of therapy: Triage and sovereignty in West Africa's time of AIDS." Durham: Duke University Press.
  • Schramm, Katharina (2010) "African Homecoming: Pan-African Ideology and Contested Heritage." Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.
  • Komey, Guma Kunda (2010) "Land, Governance, Conflict and the Nuba of Sudan." London: James Currey.
  • Geissler, PW & RJ Prince (2010) "The Land is Dying: Creativity, Contingency and Conflict in Western Kenya." Oxford: Berghahn.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Kirsch, Thomas and Bertram Turner (eds.) (2009) "Permutations of Order: Religion and Law as Contested Sovereignties." Farnham: Ashgate.
  • Leutloff-Grandits, Carolin, Anja Peleikis and Tatjana Thelen (2009) "Social Security in Religious Networks: Anthropological Perspectives on New Risks and Ambivalences." New York, Oxford: Berghahn.
  • Benda-Beckmann, Franz von, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann and Julia Eckert (eds.) (2009) "Rules of Law and Laws of Ruling: On the governance of law." Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Becker, Felicitas, and Paul Wenzel Geissler (eds.) (2009) "AIDS and religious practice in Africa." Leiden: Brill.
  • Rottenburg, Richard (2009) "Far-fetched facts: A parable of development aid." Cambridge: MIT Press.
  • Umlauf, René (2009) "Fabrikarbeit und die Disziplinierung der Arbeiter." Saarbrücken: AV Akademikerverlag.

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  • Turner, Bertram (2005) "Asyl und Konflikt. Von der Antike bis heute: Rechtsethnologische Untersuchungen." Berlin: Reimer Verlag.

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  • Thelen, Tatjana (2003) "Privatisierung und soziale Ungleichheit in der osteuropäischen Landwirtschaft: Zwei Fallstudien aus Ungarn und Rumänien." Frankfurt a.M., New York: Campus.

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  • Redfield, Peter (2000) "Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana." Berkeley: University of California Press.