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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…

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…

Knowledge is power: anthropology of proverbs

Francine Barone Proverbs are a simple way of expressing a well-known truth or adage based on common sense or experience. They are usually considered to be imbued with ancestral wisdom, passed down from generation to…

Unconditional Love: Is devotion to pets a cultural universal?

If the number of cute animal memes on the internet is a fair benchmark, then the human love of pets is a powerful and global phenomenon. For many pet owners, their furry (or scaly) domestic…

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…