Tag Archives: Archaeology

Relative and Absolute Dating Methods in Archaeology

View related workbook: Dating Methods The Earth is around 4.6 billion years old. Physical evidence of geological changes and the mineralized remains of living organisms (fossils), as well as material remains and artifacts of human…

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…

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.…

HRAF staff and UConn students celebrate Anthropology Day 2022

On Monday, February 28, 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 world around us. This was…

HRAF partners with the Coalition for Archaeological Synthesis

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University recently became a partner in the Coalition for Archaeological Synthesis (CfAS), an organization focused on funding collaborative working groups in archaeology and related fields. The Coalition…

Solving online teaching conundrums with eHRAF

Online learning presents myriad challenges for students and instructors alike. As providers of the world’s largest anthropological data bank, HRAF has been developing and curating digital resources in anthropology and archaeology for over two decades.…