Selected publications


Mitchell, Jon P (2018) Anthropology of Europe redux: Deja Vu in the South. Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, 27 (1). pp. 58-63. ISSN 1755-2923

Mitchell, Jon P (2017) [Review] Sally M. Promey (2014) Sensational religion: sensory cultures in material practice. Material Religion, 13 (2). pp. 247-249. ISSN 1743-2200

Mitchell, Jon P (2016) Afterword. Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion, 52 (2). pp. 313-320. ISSN 2342-7256

Mitchell, Jon (2016) Let our Profs be Profs. ANUAC – Rivista dell’Associazione Nazionale Universitaria Antropologi Culturali, 5 (1). pp. 87-90. ISSN 2239-625X

Mitchell, Jon P (2014) Anthropologists behaving badly? Impact and the politics of evaluation in an era of accountability. Etnográfica, 18 (2). pp. 275-297. ISSN 0873-6561

Armstrong, Gary and Mitchell, Jon (2011) Defence and attack: empire, nation and resistance in inter-war football in Malta. Social Identities, 17 (3). pp. 303-320. ISSN 1363-0296

Mitchell, Jon P (2009) Ritual transformation and the existential grounds of selfhood. Journal of Ritual Studies, 23 (2). pp. 53-66. ISSN 0890-1112

Mitchell, Jon P and Mitchell, Hildi J (2008) For Belief: embodiment and immanence in Catholicism and Mormonism. Social Analysis, 52 (1). pp. 79-94. ISSN 0155-977X

Mitchell, Jon P (2007) A Fourth Critic of the Enlightenment: Michel de Certeau and the ethnography of subjectivity. Social Anthropology, 15 (1). pp. 89-106. ISSN 0964-0282

Armstrong, Gary and Mitchell, Jon (2006) Six Trophies and a Funeral: performance and football in the city of Valletta. City and Society, XVIII (2). pp. 180-206. ISSN 0893-0465

Mitchell, Jon (2004) Ritual structure and ritual agency. 'Rebounding violence' and Maltese festa. Social Anthropology, 12 (1). pp. 57-75. ISSN 0964-0282

Mitchell, Jon P (2003) Looking forward to the past: national identity and history in Malta. Identities, 10 (3). pp. 377-398. ISSN 1070-289X

Mitchell, Jon (2002) How Modern is the Mediterranean? Journal of Mediterranean Studies, 12 (1). pp. 1-22. ISSN 1016-3476

Mitchell, Jon P (2002) Corruption and Clientelism in a 'Systemless System?': the Europeanization of Maltese Political Culture. South European Society and Politics, 7 (1). pp. 43-62. ISSN 1360-8746

Mitchell, Jon P (1998) The Nostalgic Construction of Community: Memory and Social Identity in Urban Malta. Ethnos, 63 (1). 81 - 101. ISSN 0014-1844

Mitchell, Jon P (1997) A Moment with Christ: the Importance of Feelings in the Analysis of Belief. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (Incorporating Man), 3 (1). 79 - 94. ISSN 0025-1496


Armstrong, Gary and Mitchell, Jon (2008) Global and Local Football: Politics and Europeanisation on the fringes of the EU. Routledge critical Studies in Sport . Routledge. ISBN 978-0-203-60748-0

Mitchell, Jon P (2002) Ambivalent Europeans: Ritual, Memory and the Public Sphere in Malta. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415271530

Book Section

Mitchell, Jon P (2018) Religion and embodiment. In: International encyclopedia of anthropology. Wiley, Chichester, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9780470657225

Mitchell, Jon (2017) Defining religion: Geertz and Asad. In: Religion, Theory, Critique: Classic and Contemporary Approaches and Methodologies. Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 327-334. ISBN 9780231145435

Mitchell, Jon (2017) From ritual to ritualization. In: Religion, Theory, Critique: Classic and Contemporary Approaches and Methodologies. Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 377-384. ISBN 9780231145435

Mitchell, Jon (2017) A Catholic body? Miracles, secularity, and the porous self in Malta. In: The Anthropology of Catholicism. University of California Press, Oakland, pp. 211-226. ISBN 9780520288423

Mitchell, Jon P (2016) Ritual transformation and selfhood in urban marathon running. In: Goulet, Jean-Guy A, Murphy, Liam and Panagakos, Anastasia (eds.) Religious diversity today: experiencing religion in the contemporary world. Volume 2: Ritual and pilgrimage. Praeger, Santa Barbara, California, pp. 1-20. ISBN 9781440833311

Mitchell, Jon P (2010) Performing Statues. In: Morgan, D (ed.) Religion and Material Culture: the matter of belief. Routledge, pp. 262-276. ISBN 0-415-48116-3

Mitchell, Jon P (2006) Church and State in Malta. In: Behr, Hartmut and Hildebrandt, Mathias (eds.) Politik und Religion in der Europaischen Union: Zwischen nationalen Traditionen und Europaisierung. Politik Und Religion . VS Verlag fuer Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden, pp. 341-358. ISBN 9783531153094

Mitchell, Jon P (2006) Performance. In: Tilley, Chris, Keane, Webb, Kuechler, Susan, Rowlands, Mike and Spyer, Patricia (eds.) Handbook of Material Culture. Sage Publications, London, pp. 384-401. ISBN 9781412900393

Mitchell, Jon P and Armstrong, Gary (2005) Cheers and Booze: Football and Festa Drinking in Malta. In: Wilson, Thomas M (ed.) Drinking Cultures. Berg, pp. 179-200. ISBN 1-85973-873-7

Armstrong, Gary and Mitchell, Jon P (2001) Players, Patrons and Politicians: Oppositional Cultures in Maltese Football. In: Armstrong, Gary and Guilanotti, Richard (eds.) Fear and Loathing in World Football. BERG.

Mitchell, Jon P (2001) Introduction. In: Mitchell, Jon P and Clough, Paul (eds.) Powers of Good and Evil: Social Transformation and Popular Belief. Berghahn Books, pp. 1-16. ISBN 9781571819925

Mitchell, Jon P (1998) Performances of Masculinity in a Maltese Festa. In: Hughes-Freeland, Felicia and Crain, Mary M (eds.) Recasting Ritual: Performance Media Identity. European Association of Social Anthropologists . Routledge, London, UK, 68 - 94. ISBN 9780415182805

Edited Book

Bull, Michael and Mitchell, Jon P, eds. (2015) Ritual, performance and the senses. Sensory Studies . Bloomsbury, London. ISBN 9780857854735

Melhuus, Marit, Mitchell, Jon P and Wulff, Helena, eds. (2009) Ethnographic practice in the present. European Association of Social-Anthropologists (EASA), 11 . Berghan Books. ISBN 9781845456160

Wilson, Richard Ashby and Mitchell, Jon P, eds. (2003) Human Rights in Global Perspective: anthropological perspectives on rights, claims and entitlements. ROUTLEDGE. ISBN 0-415-30410-5

Mitchell, Dr Jon, ed. (2002) Journal of Mediterranean Studies. special issue on Modernity in the Mediterranean, 12 (1) (12 (1)). Unset.


Mitchell, Jon P (1998) A Providential Storm: Myth History and the Story of St. Paul's Shipwreck in Malta. [Image]