HRAF Global Scholars Program

HRAF is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the HRAF Global Scholars Program. This program provides scholars around the world with one year of complimentary access to eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology. The application…

Towards an Anthropology of Fear: are some things universally terrifying?

As All Hallow’s Eve approaches, it’s once again the time of year for ghastly ghouls, wicked witches and terrifying things that go bump in the night. From haunted houses to headless horsemen, there are many…

Nascent Worlds: a journey of cultural discovery

Nascent Worlds, a teaching exercise by digital anthropologist Dr. Francine Barone, is a build-your-own-culture learning activity. Designed with introductory socio-cultural anthropology classes in mind, it incorporates all four fields of anthropology (physical anthropology, linguistic anthropology,…

Teaching a summer course with the eHRAF Workbooks

During the Summer 2020 term, HRAF’s member services manager Matthew Longcore taught an online course for the University of Connecticut. ANTH 1006 Introduction to Anthropology introduces students to the four subfields of anthropology: cultural anthropology,…

Teaching with eHRAF Workbooks

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting faculty engaged in online and hybrid teaching, HRAF is pleased to announce the launch of eHRAF Workbooks. Designed to complement any introductory textbook or anthropology curriculum, eHRAF…

eHRAF Highlights

Culture and Tradition updates in the eHRAF databases

Culture and Tradition updates in the eHRAF databases

In January, HRAF shared an update which included projections for new cultures and traditions that we expected to add to the eHRAF…

HRAF Welcomes 2020-2021 Melvin Ember Interns

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University is…

HRAF at Yale University Announces Fulbright Award for 2020-2021

    The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Peter Mutiso Maundu (HIPSIR)

HRAF Global Scholar: Peter Mutiso Maundu Title: Postgraduate Scholar and Researcher…