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So far Miriam Bar-Zemer has created 26 blog entries.

Thinking Big, Thinking Synthetic Archaeology

The IFR is proud to become an institutional partner of the new Coalition for Archaeological Synthesis (CfAS). The CfAS is the outcome of a workshop [...]

January 26th, 2018|Blog|

New field school trains students in archaeology database creation

Archaeologists have been enthusiastic early adopters of digital technology. Much of the data presently collected in the field – from Total Station to remote sensing, [...]

January 19th, 2018|Blog|

The NY Times: Desolation on the Border

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|