Category Archives: eHRAF Highlights

Recap of the First HRAF Summer Institute for Cross-Cultural Anthropological Research (July 19-August 6, 2021)

Our first NSF-supported Summer Institute for Cross-Cultural Anthropological Research[1] was held virtually this summer with 20 participants. It was an intense three weeks including a hefty mix of instruction, hands-on exercises, and substantial progress on…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Peter Mutiso Maundu (HIPSIR)

HRAF Global Scholar: Peter Mutiso Maundu Title: Postgraduate Scholar and Researcher University Affiliation: Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) Research Topic: Is Colonialism to Blame for the Homophobic Attacks on Homosexuals in Africa?…

New publications from HRAF’s Advanced Research Center

by Carol R. Ember, HRAF President For the last five years, researchers affiliated with HRAF’s Advanced Research Center have conducted cross-cultural and cross-archaeological research on the possible effects of natural hazards and other ecological stressors…

Classroom fun with the HRAF Jeoparody quiz game

Are you looking for a fun classroom activity? We are happy to announce our first interactive HRAF game, produced by digital anthropologist, Francine Barone. The knowledge quiz is a play on the popular American television…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: David Osorio Garcia

HRAF Global Scholar: David Osorio Garcia Title: Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology University Affiliation: University of Caldas, Colombia Research Topic: Status and treatment of the aged David Osorio Garcia is an anthropologist who holds two graduate…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Sandi James

HRAF Global Scholar: Sandi James Title: PhD Candidate, Public Health and Social Policy University Affiliation: La Trobe University, Australia and Universiti Malaysia, Sabah Research Topic: Exploring Alcohol use in Sabah, Malaysia: Preliminary results from an ethnographic study…