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Sibel Karadağ is a Fulbright fellow in Political Science at Yale. She is currently pursuing her doctoral research at Koç University in Istanbul, where she is also a researcher at the Migration Research Center (MiReKoc). Her research interests lie mainly in critical migration and border studies,...

Human skulls preserved are exhibited at the Genocide memorial in Nyamata. Photo: AFP

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Commemorating genocide is painful. It requires staring back at dark moments when inhumanity at its worst defeated all decency. Yet there are two important reasons for engaging with the past at such moments. The...

Sasha Turner, Associate Professor of History, Quinnipiac University, and Randi Epstein, Writer in Residence, Program in the History of Science and Medicine, Yale University

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition hosted a panel discussion on how legacies of slavery continue to impact racism and implicit bias in medicine today. Using Professor Sasha Turner’s book, Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica...

Volodomyr Zelensky celebrating his landslide victory Sunday evening.

On Sunday, Ukraine went to the polls in the second round of its presidential election and, in an outcome that, although predicted by all the polls, was nevertheless stunning, elected Volodymyr Zelensky, a 41-year-old actor and comedian with no previous political experience, in a landslide over...

Sarah Bush

The Mueller probe into Russian election meddling has concluded, but the extent to which the Kremlin’s hackers and social-media trolls eroded voters’ confidence in the U.S. electoral system remains unclear.

Yale political scientist ...