Author Archives: Matthew Longcore

Announcing HRAF Global Scholars for 2023

HRAF is pleased to announce the recipients of the HRAF Global Scholars Program for 2023. This program provides scholars around the world with one year of complimentary access to our research databases, eHRAF World Cultures…

HRAF Attends 2022 AAA Annual Meeting

HRAF staff members attended the 2022 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting from November 9-13 in Seattle, Washington. The theme of this year’s meeting, “Unsettling Landscapes”, encouraged anthropological discussion of the past, present, and future. Exhibit…

Featured Global Scholar: Yidou Tang

HRAF Global Scholar: Yidou Tang Title: Doctoral student University Affiliation: Renmin University of China Research Topic: Anthropology of education Yidou Tang is a doctoral student in anthropology at Renmin University of China with a focus…

HRAF and UConn students celebrate Archaeology Day 2022

On Friday, October 7, the Human Relations Area Files at Yale University hosted a celebration in honor of International Archaeology Day, the yearly event for archaeologists to celebrate the discipline and its contributions to society.…

Featured Global Scholar: Raúl Lara Uriostegui

HRAF Global Scholar: Raúl Lara Uriostegui Title: Master in Cognitive Sciences University Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (UAEM), Centro de Investigación en Ciencias Cognitivas (CINCCO) Research Topic: Modern hunter gatherer societies, alloparenting, teaching-learning…

Featured Global Scholar: José Manuel Rodríguez Arce

HRAF Global Scholar: José Manuel Rodríguez Arce Title: Independent Researcher University Affiliation: University of Costa Rica Research Topic: Universality and diversity in human psychoactive drug use; Cross-cultural functions of hallucinogen ingestion José Manuel Rodríguez Arce is…

Teaching a comparative approach with eHRAF research papers

The Comparative Approach in Anthropology In a blog titled Where Have All the Comparisons Gone?, originally published on the website for the Society For Cultural Anthropology, Robert Borofsky from the Center For A Public Anthropology…