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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…

Summer Institutes for Cross-Cultural Anthropological Research 2021-2023

Summer 2021 The National Science Foundation, in a grant to the Human Relations Area Files (BCS #2020156), is supporting three years of Summer Institutes for Cross-Cultural Anthropological Research. These Summer Institutes will train faculty, researchers,…

HRAF-UConn Virtual Anthropology Day Celebration 2021

The Human Relations Area Files at Yale University will host our second annual Anthropology Day event in collaboration with the UConn Stamford Anthropology Society. This year we will have a virtual event via Zoom. HRAF…