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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|

Solving a Historical Riddle (circa 1250 BCE, Shire, Ethiopia)

Before Aksum there was Mai Adrasha... Mysteries still exist; discoveries are still to be made. In a remote valley in Ethiopia, 45 miles west [...]

September 7th, 2017|Blog|

Experience of Field Schools for Students of Archaeology

Archaeologists typically get their first hands-on research experience through a field school. Field schools, therefore, are crucibles for our profession. Not all field school students [...]

March 27th, 2017|Blog|

IFR 2017 Scholarships

The IFR announces its multiple 2017 field school scholarships in seven different categories! We would like to highlight our Opportunity Scholarships, covering [...]

December 26th, 2016|Blog|

Jason De León recipient of the Margaret Mead Award

IFR Board Member, Jason De León, "is the 2016 recipient of the Margaret Mead Award for his scholarship, including the book, The Land of [...]

November 29th, 2016|Blog|