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
As humanity copes with human-induced climate change, an important task is assessing geographic patterns of risk based on expected changes in various associated natural hazards. A recent study by ProPublica
Recent news stories have noted that population growth is turning negative in many places around the world. What happens when populations decline? This has been a large challenge in Japan
One of the exciting projects going on at CfAS right now is the Global Dynamics of Inequality or GINI Project, led by Tim Kohler and Amy Bogaard, which is investigating
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CfAS Associates are individuals who are committed to open science, open methods, and transdisciplinary research that brings archaeological evidence to bear on contemporary issues.
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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.