Promoting Archaeological Synthesis to Advance Science and Benefit Society
CfAS fosters collaborative research by connecting scholars, building research teams, and by breaking down institutional, disciplinary, and societal barriers.
Upcoming Synthesis Events
Two web applications that invaluable for synthetic research in the Southwest US, cyberSW and SKOPE, are now interoperable. cyberSW is an online database that integrates Southwest US archaeological data from
In a provocative opinion piece in the New York Times, Dean Spears makes the case for worldwide human population to peak at about 10 billion people toward the end of
Post-Doc job offer at ROCEEH/Tübingen
Become an Associate
CfAS Associates are individuals who are committed to open science, open methods, and transdisciplinary research that brings archaeological evidence to bear on contemporary issues.
Become a Partner
CfAS partners are established private and public organizations that provide their expertise, services, and facilities to support the initiatives of CfAS.
CfAS works in partnership with the Center for Collaborative Synthesis in Archaeology (CCSA) at the University of Colorado Boulder to achieve a shared mission and vision. Coalition members help CfAS define topics and shape collaborative research initiatives that CCSA administers, leads, and communicates to scientific and public audiences. A memorandum of understanding between the two organizations orients our collective efforts.