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From left: Hakgwai Lau (freelance artist); Helen Siu (Anthropology, Yale); Jelly Cheng (manager, Goomusic); Canaan Fong (staff, Goomusic); and in front holding poster is Denise Ho (singer/artist)

A documentary film on Hong Kong, Denise Ho: Becoming the Song, was supported by the MacMillan Center’s Council on East Asian Studies and the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong.  Its executive producer is Yale University Professor of...

A shopkeeper in Bangladesh wearing a mask provided as part of the study. Photo: IPA-Bangladesh.

In April 2020, as COVID-19 spread, the government of Bangladesh strongly recommended that citizens wear masks; a month later, masks were mandated. Eighty percent of Bangladeshis initially reported in surveys that they were wearing masks.

“As we were tracking the data, we were seeing that...

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party, campaigning prior to Thursday’s election.

On Thursday, Scottish voters went to the polls to elect their Parliament. Under the provisions of the Additional Member electoral system, 73 of the 129 seats in the Parliament go to the first-past-the-post winners in the 73 single-member constituencies and 56 seats are allocated among the...

On April 22, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition sponsored a panel discussion titled “Repair for Historical Harms: Global Models for Questions of Reparations.” The program was inspired and co-organized by two Yale alums: Sheryl Carter (YC ’82), Past...

Catherine Panter-Brick

Humanitarian research with Syrian refugees can be difficult to conduct in-person, due to COVID-19 containment, security, and logistics issues. Catherine Panter-Brick, the Bruce A. and Davi-Ellen Chabner Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs, and a team of scholars and scientists...