UNESCO World Heritage Status Awarded to France’s Chauvet-Pont Cave Art

drawing of lion faces on cave wall

The cave Chauvet-Pont d’Arc paintings will now be preserved for future research, as the site has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status.

Reflexive Thinking: Thoughts on Media, Ukraine, and the World


National leaders discuss the fate of Ukrainians, the Media takes sides, and accurate information about the conflict is thin on the ground. What’s going on?

Anthropology and Ethnography: Applying Science to International Relations


How does anthropology relate to science? International relations couldn’t get by without the study of other cultures.

Linguistics: A Short Introduction to the Beating Heart of Human Communications

Everyday conversation may convey different meanings to you and your friends. Image by Jusben

Linguistics encompasses topics ranging from morphology to phonology and syntax – by using these tools, we can examine how we communicate with one another.

Charles Darwin and The Galapagos Islands: Birthplace of Evolutionary Theory

Saddle-back tortoises can lift their heads to feed off vegetation from bushes and  trees. Images courtesy of Leslie Cohen, the author.

The Galapagos Islands are the birthplace of Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection. How do anthropologists study the ‘survival of the fittest?’