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So far Miriam Bar-Zemer has created 14 blog entries.

Jason De Leon on Immigration Policy

IFR Board Member and MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant recipient Jason de Leon offers an illustrated response to an #anthropologist's urgent, vividly drawn inquiry into the [...]

January 16th, 2018|News|

Hot ‘n Sticky

It's getting warmer, so we're looking backwards Global temperatures are predicted to rise by anywhere from 2 to 6 degrees Celsius by the end of [...]

January 12th, 2018|Blog|

The story of stuff, the story of us

“Rock and Stone: Material Culture and Cultures of Making” is a multidisciplinary field course that aims to study the natural resources of pre-Alpine mountains and [...]

January 12th, 2018|Blog|

Salvaging Heritage

Melting away the evidence One of the major themes of the Arctic Vikings Field School is to explore the long-term history of climatic change in [...]

January 12th, 2018|Blog|


Is data on a vacation? As of late, climate change has been quite the raging topic among the heated…or rather, burning, polarization occurring in politics. [...]

January 12th, 2018|Blog|

Student Journeys – Brandi Reger

November 22nd, 2017|IFR Student Journeys|

Increasing College Tuition, Field Schools and You

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that once again, college tuition is increasing (see here). Citing College Board Senior Policy Research Scientist Jennifer Ma, the [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Blog|

IFR Board Member Wins MacArthur Grant

Jason de Leon, a Founding IFR Board Member, was announced yesterday as a recipient of the 2017 MacArthur Foundation Award. Also known as "genius grants," the [...]

October 12th, 2017|Blog|

50,000 years in 34 days

A typical meal in the sky “Wait, where did you say you’re going after this?!?” asked the baffled man sitting next to [...]

September 14th, 2017|Blog|

IFR Board Member Giving to the Archaeological Community

The backbone of the Institute for Field Research is our accomplished Board of Directors. The IFR board conducts an annual peer-review of every single IFR field [...]

September 8th, 2017|Blog|