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Jean-Damascene Gasanabo, Director of Research and Documentation with the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (which goes by its French acronym, CNLG)

On October 1, Jean-Damascene Gasanabo gave a talk titled “Confronting Denial” concerning the Rwandan National Commission for the Fight against Genocide which was hosted by the Genocide Studies Program at the MacMillan Center. Gasanabo is the Director of Research and Documentation with the...

Arupjyoti Saikia, Professor of History at IIT Guwahati

The South Asian Studies Council recently hosted Arupjyoti Saikia, Professor of History at IIT Guwahati, on September 27 as a speaker in its fall colloquium series. Professor Saikia is a leading scholar on Assam, with a particular interest in environmental history. He spoke about a section of his...

Some of the 700,000 who marched in London Saturday against Brexit and for a “People’s Vote."

When British Prime Minister Theresa May informed Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, on March 29, 2017, that the United Kingdom wished to withdraw from the European Union, by the terms of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union March 29, 2019, became the date on which, in the...

A photograph of archaeologist Frank Brown and his crew in the Temple of the Gadde at Dura-Europos, Syria, during the 1934–1935 joint excavation of the ancient city by Yale and the University- Académie des Inscriptions. (Yale University Art Gallery, Dura-Europos Collection)

Last spring, Kishwar Rizvi, professor of the history of art, led a group of eight graduate students to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of her seminar “Museum and Nation.” Rizvi’s students conducted fieldwork there and later hosted a symposium on their research.

The students belong...

Harold Augenbraum and Alice Kaplan

Developing new topics, directions, and methodologies in the study of translation lies at the heart of the work of the Yale Translation Initiative, an interdisciplinary effort to promote the study of translation at Yale. The new program is housed at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for...