Tag Archives: Anthropology

An Anthropology of Dads: Exploring fatherhood in eHRAF

Are fathers and “fatherhood” underrepresented as a subject of inquiry in anthropology? According to evolutionary anthropologist Anna Machin, up until 10 years ago, fatherhood was neglected by researchers “due to the misguided assumption that it…

HRAF Academic Quarterly, Vol 2024-01

Francine Barone This summary features some of the exciting research accomplished using HRAF data from the eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology databases as well as Explaining Human Culture (EHC), Teaching eHRAF, and other open…

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…

Understanding Love: Attending the 2024 Love Studies Conference, Canary Islands, Spain

HRAF Research Anthropologist, Ian Skoggard, reflects on his experience attending the 2024 Love Studies Conference in Gran Canaria last month. What’s not to love about a love studies conference? This January, the International Institute of…

Luck of the Irish: Folklore and fairies in Rural Ireland

If the month of March has you seeing shamrocks, it might be a good time to brush up on your knowledge of Irish culture. The Rural Irish collection in eHRAF World Cultures is a great…