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Jason Lyall is an associate professor of political science at Yale University and Director of the Political Violence FieldLab at the MacMillan Center. His research focuses on the dynamics of...
In the latest political backlash to the migration of more than one million refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries, Denmark passed legislation yesterday to confiscate asylum seekers’...
Tariq Thachil has been named the Peter Strauss Family Assistant Professor of Political Science, and will be promoted to the Strauss Associate Professor of Political Science in July. He is a member of...
Russia has been a major force in the world’s oil market since the Soviet era. Last year, it ranked third behind the United States and Saudi Arabia in oil production, according to the U.S. Energy...
The Fox International Fellowship at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale has expanded to include partner universities in Singapore, Canada, Australia, and...
Kishwar Rizvi, drawing on the multifaceted history of the Middle East, offers an illustrated analysis of the role of transnational mosques in the construction of contemporary Muslim identity....
The celebration accompanying Paris’ last minute breakthrough is understandable. For the first time, 195 developed and developing countries have put forward commitments to climate action through “...
Anne-Marie Slaughter, the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, will give a series of three talks in November on “The...
Ada Ferrer, professor of history and Latin American and Caribbean studies at New York University, has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Frederick Douglass Book Prize for her book “Freedom’s...
Deborah Bräutigam, a leading expert on China in Africa and the Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at John Hopkins University, will give the annual Coca-Cola World Fund...
Catherine Panter-Brick, professor of anthropology, health, and global affairs, and Director of the Program on Conflict, Resilience, and Health at the MacMillan Center is the co-editor of the newly...
“Pig-Out: Hogs and Humans in Global and Historical Context,” an international conference being hosted by the Yale Program in Agrarian Studies Oct. 16-18, will examine the role of pigs in human...
Two Yale faculty members have been awarded book prizes by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. Tariq Thachil, assistant professor of political science, was...
To help Americans better understand the complex U.S.-China relationship and the growing role of Chinese investment, Yale University’s Council on East Asian Studies and the National Committee on U.S.-...
Representatives from some of the world’s largest development, aid, and relief agencies will convene at Yale for a campus-wide working session to address the global child refugee crisis. The event...
Twenty-nine students from Yale and leading universities across the globe — - including Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East — have been awarded the 2015-2016 Fox International...
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale with support from the Japan Foundation’s Center for Global Partnership has launched a planned five-year effort...
David R. Mayhew, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Yale University, who is widely considered one of the leading scholars on the American Congress, will give a series of three...

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