a haenyeo walking on the rocks by the ocean as she is leaving the ocean after harvesting the marine life and carrying it on her back

Anthropology: Haenyeo and Self-Governing Jeju Island’s Cultural Ecosystem

Known as the Island of Sea Women, Jeju is home to lava caves, volcanic rocks and breath-taking landscapes, breeding the story of Haenyeo culture with its last generation. As the largest island in the South Korean province, Jeju is famous … Continue reading Anthropology: Haenyeo and Self-Governing Jeju Island’s Cultural Ecosystem

Anthropology: Effects of COVID-19 on the Korean Elder Poverty Population

Introduction According to the 2020 Census Data from Statistics Korea, “the youth population… recorded a year-on-year decrease. In the meantime, the elderly population aged 65 or more recorded a year-on-year increase” the nation of South Korea is an aging nation. … Continue reading Anthropology: Effects of COVID-19 on the Korean Elder Poverty Population

The Pitt Rivers Museum is a museum displaying the archaeological and anthropological collections of the University of Oxford in England. The museum is located to the east of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and can only be accessed through that building.

Anthropology: An Analysis of Depression in Individualistic Compared to Collectivistic Societies

What Is Culture? Culture is an umbrella term for the ‘way of life of groups of people, meaning the way they spend their lives. Culture includes the way people dress up, the type of food they like, how people manage their mutual relationships. … Continue reading Anthropology: An Analysis of Depression in Individualistic Compared to Collectivistic Societies

This image depicts a mural designed to promote multiculturalism in South Korea.

Anthropology: Growth of Multi Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in South Korea as a Result of Foreign Residents

A Changing South Korea What’s the first country that comes to your mind when you hear the words “mixed race?” For most people, the United States is at the top of the list. The U.S. is famously referred to as … Continue reading Anthropology: Growth of Multi Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in South Korea as a Result of Foreign Residents