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Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Sayema Khatun

HRAF Global Scholar: Sayema Khatun Title: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology University Affiliation: Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh Research Topic: Policy Response to the Influx of Rohingya in Bangladesh Sayema Khatun is an Associate Professor in the Department…

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Ouattara Seydou

HRAF Global Scholar: Ouattara Seydou Title: PhD Candidate in Sociology, Socioeconomics, Governance, and Development University Affiliation: Alassane Ouattara University, Côte d’Ivoire Research Topic: The Ivorian school: challenges and perspectives for a successful education system Ouattara…

Why Are Gods Thought to Cause Weather?

Carol R. Ember and Ian Skoggard In many societies known to anthropology, people look to their gods for help and for explanations of unfortunate and traumatic events. Anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski (1948) suggested that religion is…