Author Archives: Matthew Longcore

HRAF to host Archaeology Day 2023 celebration

On Friday, October 20, the Human Relations Area Files at Yale University will host an event in celebration of Archaeology Day. Each October, the Archaeological Institute of America and organizations around the world present archaeological…

HRAF Global Scholar: Vivian Scheinsohn

HRAF Global Scholar: Vivian Scheinsohn, Ph.D. Title: Full Professor University Affiliation: University of Buenos Aires Research Topic: The transition from pedestrian mobility to horse incorporation among hunter-gatherers Vivian Scheinsohn is an Argentinian archaeologist and a…

Announcing HRAF Global Scholars for 2024

HRAF is pleased to announce the recipients of the HRAF Global Scholars Program for 2024. This program provides scholars around the world with one year of complimentary access to our research databases, eHRAF World Cultures…

HRAF Global Scholars Program 2024

HRAF is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the HRAF Global Scholars Program 2024. This program provides scholars around the world with one year of complimentary access to eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology.…

Dithapelo Medupe wins HBES New Investigator Award

HRAF is pleased to announce that Dithapelo Medupe, a 2022 participant in the NSF-supported HRAF Summer Institute on Cross-Cultural Anthropological Research, was announced as the New Investigator winner at the Human Behavior & Evolution Society 2023…

HRAF Global Scholar: Antonio Velasco

HRAF Global Scholar: Antonio Velasco, Ph.D. Title: Adjunct Instructor University Affiliation: Universidad de Los Andes Research Topic: Anthropology of the Paranormal and Psychology of Moral Reasoning Antonio Velasco is a practicing lawyer in Venezuela and…

HRAF Global Scholar: Aklilu Alemu Ambo

HRAF Global Scholar: Aklilu Alemu Ambo, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor of Education Policy and Leadership University Affiliation: Madda Walabu University Research Topic: A comparative study of education systems and cultures Aklilu Alemu Ambo received his…

HRAF Global Scholar: Stephen Asatsa

HRAF Global Scholar: Stephen Asatsa, Ph.D. Title: Head of the Department of Psychology University Affiliation: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Research Topic: Traditional Luhya Mourning Rituals: A Cultural Evolutionary Approach to Understanding Community Wellbeing…

Featured Global Scholar: Firas Khudi

HRAF Global Scholar: Firas Khudi Title: Graduate student University Affiliation: Chiang Mai University, Thailand Research Topic: Anthropology of religion, community structures, dwellings Firas Khudi is a graduate student in the Social Sciences department at Chiang…

HRAF celebrates Anthropology Day 2023

On Monday, February 20, 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…