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
CfAS @ SAA
The Society for American Archaeology (SAA) is the largest professional association of archaeologists in the world. It is also a CfAS Partner, and many CfAS Associates are members. The Society’s
New Issue of Advances in Archaeological Practice Features CfAS Partners and Associates
CfAS Partners and Associates contribute to February Issue of Advances in Archaeological Practice on refining archaeological data collection and management.
What is “Indigenous”?
In a recent article in the New Yorker, Manvir Singh traces the origin and evolution of the concept of Indigenous from its colonial roots to its present use to cover
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.