Myanmar’s recent ethnic cleansing of its Rohingya people, in which more than 600,000 people have been forced into Bangladesh, has shocked the world. This guest editorial considers some potential root causes driving the violence, principally the combination of economic precarity felt by... Read more
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, Professor of Anthropology and School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, received the “Premio Raíces” last week. The Premio Raíces is awarded by the Argentine National Ministry of Science and Technology to recognize Argentine scientists living abroad for their... Read more
This past week, Yale Anthropology hosted the Northeastern Evolutionary Primatology group’s annual meeting. Please click here to read more about the event!
What can the rest of the world can learn from the Middle East about dealing with male infertility? Anthropology professor Marcia Inhorn writes in the New York Times that the Middle East can serve as a model for social,cultural and technological a responses to male infertility.
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Dr. Barnes’ essay “The Village” was recently published as part of a series on “The Household” where she and five other cultural anthropologists shed light on the issues of household, kinship, and family. Each long-held as important frameworks for anthropological inquiry and theory. The series takes... Read more
Claudia Valeggia and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, in collaboration with H. de la Iglesia (University of Washington) have recently been awarded an NSF grant for continuing their studies of Ancestral Sleep. In a recent publication they showed that communities of the traditionally hunter-gatherer Toba/Qom... Read more
Yale University, Department of Anthropology anticipates making an appointment in paleoanthropology at the assistant, associate, or full professor level, beginning on July 1, 2018. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at time of hire. This is a tenure-track faculty position with... Read more