Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia

Editor in Chief
Pedram Khosronejad, Curator of Persian Arts, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia (
Assistant Editor
Yogesh Snehi, Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi, India (
Reviews Editor
Kanika Singh, Director, Centre for Writing & Communication, Ashoka University, Sonepat, India (

Advisory Board

Lois Beck, Washington University, Saint Louis, USA
William O. Beeman, University of Minnesota, USA
Janice Boddy, University of Toronto, Canada
Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University, USA
Juergen Wasim Frembgen, Munich State Museum of Ethnology & University of Munich, Germany
Clive Holes, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, UK
Pierre-Jean Luizard, Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités (CNRS), France
Hamid Naficy, Northwestern University, USA
Philip Carl Salzman, McGill University, Canada
Yasushi Tonoga, Kyoto University, Japan
Pnina Werbner, Keele University, UK

Editorial Board

Kamran Scot Aghaie, University of Texas, Austin, USA
Isabelle Charleux, Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités (CNRS), France
Iain R. Edgar, Durham University, UK
Ayxem Eli, University of New South Wales, Australia
Nasser Fakouhi, University of Tehran, Iran
Ingvild Flaskerud, University of Bergen, Norway
Alireza Ghasemkhan, Tehran Open University, Iran
Bruce Grant, New York University, USA
Christiane Gruber, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Niloofar Haeri, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Farhad Khosrokhavar, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France
Mazyar Lotfalian, University of California, Irvine, USA
Manijeh Maghsoudi, University of Tehran, Iran
Ulrich Marzolph, University of Göttingen, Germany
Negar Motahedeh, Duke University, USA
Ashirbek Muminov, Institute of Oriental Studies, Kazakhstan
Alexandre Papas, CNRS-EHESS, France
Paulo Pinto, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
François Ruegg, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Helga Tawil Souri, New York University, USA
Thierry Zarcone, Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités (CNRS), France

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 will publish 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 will encompass 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.

The journal website can be accessed HERE.

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2 issues per annum
ISSN 2211-5722
All articles in English

Institutional Subscription (online and print) £160.00
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