Editorial: European ethnology, europeanist anthropology and beyond

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As I settle down to put together this issue, it occurs to me that the development of AJEC in its various phases displays an uncanny correspondence with my personal professional trajectory so far. Its inception and fi rst volume happened during my postdoctoral fellowship when I was happy to place one of my fi rst (coauthored) academic articles in its inaugural issue. The remainder
of AJEC’s first approximate decade coincides with my time as a lecturer. At the time I took up my first chair, the format of AJEC changed, eventually turning it, for a while, into a Yearbook rather than a journal. And in the year I moved to my second chair, I was invited to take on the editorship of AJEC, which would now be published by Berghahn and returning to the format of two issues per year. This correspondence raises a curious question: What significant turning point for the journal will correspond with my own as I am becoming an emeritus professor?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalAnthropological Journal of European Cultures
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2012


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