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EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, holding a copy of the EU-UK Political Declaration and speaking today after the conclusion of this week’s negotiations with the UK.

This week the EU and UK teams led by Michel Barnier for the EU and David Frost for the UK met again, via videoconference, in their fourth week-long round of negotiation aimed at concluding an agreement that would take effect at midnight on December 31, when the current transition period, during...

View of Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore central business district taken from Swissotel the Stamford hotel during the government-mandated and funded quarantine

Two current and one incoming anthropology PhD students affiliated with the Council on Southeast Asia Studies have published an article in City & Society titled “The Singaporean State and Community Care in the Time of Corona.” See the piece by Vanessa Koh, Jill Tan, and Al Lim ...

The Council on African Studies community at Yale strongly condemns the murder of George Floyd by members of the Minneapolis Police Department, which followed the recent shooting deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. A mission of the Council is to foster an academic...

Fabrizio Zilibotti

Governments across the globe have imposed strict lockdowns to slow the spread of COVID-19. These measures have reduced infection rates, but also triggered the most severe economic collapse since the Great Depression.

Yale economist Fabrizio Zilibotti is working with Hong Kong-based...

Frank Snowden
335 new diseases emerged between 1960 and 2004. Why weren’t we ready for this one?

The following article was written by Frank Snowden, Andrew Downey Orrick Professor Emeritus of History and History of Medicine, and appears in...