Inaugural Issue of HAU, Journal of Ethnographic Theory

The journal HAU is now online with its Inaugural Issue, “The G-Factor of Anthropology: Archaeologies of Kin(g)ship,” guest edited by Giovanni da Col (Cambridge) and Stéphane Gros (CNRS) in collaboration with Justin Shaffner (University of Mary Washington), Rachel Douglas-Jones (Durham), David Graeber (Goldsmiths), Philip Swift, Mylene Hengen (EHESS), Harriet Boulding (SOAS), Nathan Hedges (Virginia), Amiria Salmond (Auckland/Cambridge).

This first issue gathers an outstanding group of 19 peer-reviewed articles, unedited manuscripts, lectures, translations, reprints and prefaces.

With contributions from Anna Mann, Annemarie Mol, Priya Satalka, Amalinda Savirani, Nasima Selim, Malini Sur, and Emily Yates-Doerr; Alberto Corsín Jiménez; Tony Crook and Justin Shaffner; Giovanni da Col; E. E. Evans-Pritchard;  Maurice Godelier; David Graeber; Chris Gregory;  Edmund Leach; Laura Nader; Julian Pitt-Rivers; Marshall Sahlins; David M. Schneider; Gregory Schrempp;  Marilyn Strathern; Nicholas Thomas and  Roy Wagner. 
Visit and download the articles for free.

HAU has been supported in this challenging venture by HAU-N.E.T., a network of research centres and anthropology departments sponsoring and collaborating with the journal and its two connected book series. The network currently includes CNRS (France), Sydney (Australia), Manchester (UK), and Amsterdam (NL). 

Stéphane Gros

Stéphane Gros is a social anthropologist at the CNRS (France), Centre for Himalayan Studies. He has been conducting anthropological research in Northwest Yunnan province in China since the mid-nineties and published a monograph on the Drung, a long-deprived minority of swidden agriculturalists (La Part manquante, 2012). He has published a number of articles on issues of interethnic relations, ethnic classification, representations of ethnic minorities, gender and kinship, poverty and categorization. His more recent personal research investigates heritage politics and environmental discourses in this region. He is currently coordinating a collaborative project on the Sino-Tibetan Border, "Territories, Communities, and Exchanges in the Kham Sino-Tibetan Borderlands", funded by a ERC (European Research Council) Starting Grant. He is also Editor-at-Large at HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, an online and open-access anthropology journal.

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