Tag Archives: eHRAF World Cultures

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…

Featured Global Scholar: Raúl Lara Uriostegui

HRAF Global Scholar: Raúl Lara Uriostegui Title: Master in Cognitive Sciences University Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (UAEM), Centro de Investigación en Ciencias Cognitivas (CINCCO) Research Topic: Modern hunter gatherer societies, alloparenting, teaching-learning…

Thanks, but no thanks: Expressions of gratitude in eHRAF World Cultures

During the end-of-year “holiday season” throughout much of the Western world, we are often reminded to be grateful for the things that we have, and even to go out of our way to be gracious…

Craving comfort: bonding with food across cultures

Food is a universal human experience. People everywhere must eat to survive, yet what foods are eaten and how they are enjoyed can vary widely across cultures and time. “Comfort foods” made a comeback in…

Teaching a comparative approach with eHRAF research papers

The Comparative Approach in Anthropology In a blog titled Where Have All the Comparisons Gone?, originally published on the website for the Society For Cultural Anthropology, Robert Borofsky from the Center For A Public Anthropology…

Complete set of 186 SCCS cases available in eHRAF World Cultures

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University is pleased to announce that eHRAF World Cultures now contains matching focal documents for all Standard Cross-Cultural Sample (SCCS) cases. The Standard Cross-Cultural Sample was created…