Author Archives: Matthew Longcore

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Kamal Feriali

HRAF Global Scholar: Kamal Feriali Title: Assistant Professor of Anthropology University Affiliation: Université Hassan II de Casablanca Research Topic: Human Diversity, Anthropology of Religion, Environmental Anthropology, and Human Rights Kamal Feriali is currently an Assistant…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Karminn C.D. Daytec Yañgot

HRAF Global Scholar: Karminn C.D. Daytec Yañgot Title: Teaching Fellow in Anthropology University Affiliation: University of the Philippines Baguio Research Topic: Indigenous peoples in the Philippines Karminn C.D. Daytec Yañgot is a Teaching Fellow in…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Subhra Saha

HRAF Global Scholar: Subhra Saha Title: Academic Counselor and Researcher University Affiliation: Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India Research Topic: Tantra and Shākta tantric traditions over the centuries in India HRAF Global Scholar…

HRAF celebrates Anthropology Day 2024

On Friday, February 16, the Human Relations Area Files at Yale University hosted a celebration in honor of Anthropology Day, the yearly event for anthropologists to share our discipline with the public. HRAF Director of Membership and…

Using eHRAF to explore supernatural explanations for natural and social events

Belief in the supernatural is a cultural universal. While there is considerable variation in supernatural belief systems across cultures, some form of belief in gods, spirits, and similar phenomena occurs in all cultures.  George Peter…

AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting Recap (November 16-18, 2023)

HRAF staff members Carol Ember, Michael Fischer, Matthew Longcore, Ian Skoggard, and Samantha King attended the 2023 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. It was great to reconnect with friends we have known for years,…

HRAF to host Anthropology Day 2024 celebration

The American Anthropological Association is officially celebrating Anthropology Day on February 15, 2024. Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate our discipline while sharing it with the world around us. On Friday, February…