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On March 14-15, 2024, the Council on African Studies at the Yale MacMillan Center for International & Area Studies convened the “Yale Africa-China Symposium: Cultural Dimensions” at Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo, Mozambique.


David W. Blight
In a semester-long lecture series open to the public, Yale’s David W. Blight will explore the history of slavery and its continued effects.    
Photo of Jonny Steinberg in a library

The MacMillan Center is pleased to announce that Jonny Steinberg has won the 2023 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography for Winnie &...

On Thursday, March 28, the Program in Agrarian Studies presented a special screening of “In A Field All His Own: The Life and Career of James C. Scott”, a documentary produced by Todd Holmes ’13 Ph.D., historian with the Oral History Center at UC...

In February 2024, Chinese artist Dai Xiang presented his “New Qingming Scroll” (2014) at Yale in a long-awaited visit to Yale’s Council on East Asian Studies that had been postponed since 2020. 

His scroll, an elaborate photographic...

In the Media

A. Mushfiq Mobarak is Jerome Kasoff ’54 Professor of Management and Economics and is the founder and faculty director of the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) at the MacMillan Center.
Foreign Affairs
Sarah Khan is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University who researches gender and comparative politics, with a regional specialization in South Asia.
Wall Street Journal
Charles McClean is a Council on East Asian Studies and Japan Foundation postdoctoral student and an incoming Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale and Research Fellow at the MacMillan Center who conducts research on aging political leaders.