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Anthropology: Discovering The Special Winter Solstice Traditions Around The World

Winter (especially the month of December) is a time we associate with the arrival of the holidays, but countries all around the world celebrate special winter solstice traditions. But it’s not just about Christmas and the festival of Hanukkah. With … Continue reading Anthropology: Discovering The Special Winter Solstice Traditions Around The World

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Anthropology: What is Love? The Similarities Between Symposium and Genesis

Humans are social beings by nature. We can’t live without sharing our stories, without long conversations with our loved ones. I think this characteristic played a major role in the evolution of our species and the rise of civilizations.  Sharing … Continue reading Anthropology: What is Love? The Similarities Between Symposium and Genesis

Anthropology: Popular Ancient Christian Symbols and Their Meaning

Ancient Christian symbols have existed from the beginning of Christianity, ranging from animals that represented central teachings to Greek letters. The reasons behind these powerful Christian symbols vary. Some symbols emerged to communicate Christian persecution. Sometimes discreetly, they explained something … Continue reading Anthropology: Popular Ancient Christian Symbols and Their Meaning

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Anthropology: Migration and Its Impact on Psychosocial Well-Being Among Immigrants

Today there are more people on the move than ever before. It is one of the most visible and significant aspects of globalization. The phenomenon of migration has been studied by Anthropologists since the 1950s. Anthropologists focus on how societies … Continue reading Anthropology: Migration and Its Impact on Psychosocial Well-Being Among Immigrants