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November 30, 2022
PhD candidate Rundong Ning has published “Bureaucratic valves: Paperwork as a contested tool in the international transfer of the franc CFA in Congo-Brazzaville” in the journal Africa. His work proposes the concept of “bureaucratic valves” to highlight how paperwork is used to control foreign... Read more
November 30, 2022
PhD candidate Rundong Ning has published “Patch-work: The economic and moral complementarity of informal entrepreneurs’ multiple projects in Congo-Brazzaville” in the journal Economic Anthropology based on his dissertation research. His work proposes the concept of “patch-work” to highlight the... Read more
November 30, 2022
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its exhibition, “Lives of the Gods: Divinity and Maya Art,” which was co-curated by Professor Oswaldo Chinchilla. The show — the first major exhibition of Maya art in the United States in more than a decade — features nearly 100 rarely seen masterpieces and... Read more
November 30, 2022
Professor Eric Sargis co-authored a recently published paper, “Recent and rapid ecogeographical rule reversals in Northern Treeshrews,” in the journal Scientific Reports. The paper demonstrates how the Northern Treeshrew, a small, bushy-tailed mammal native to South and Southeast Asia, defies two... Read more
November 30, 2022
The government of Mongolia has presented the Order of the Polar Star to Dr. William Honeychurch during a ceremony in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on November 24, 2022. The Order of Polar Star is the country’s highest civilian honor and is in recognition of Professor Honeychurch’s long-standing commitment... Read more
November 17, 2022
Professor Tucci has been featured in the Yale Daily News. She spoke about research in her lab, the joy of mentoring students and postdocs from all over the world, and the importance of empathy and representation in academia. Read the full story here.
November 17, 2022
Gao Yufang, PhD candidate in the combined doctoral program in Anthropology and Environment, was recently awarded the 2022 Roy A. Rappaport Prize at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association for his paper, “Snow leopards and Tibetan Herders: Ontological Differences between... Read more