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The new Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Yale University will give one $30,000 award for a Brazilian scholar to spend one academic semester per year lecturing and researching beginning in the fall term 2022 or spring term 2023 following the Yale...

Frederick Douglass

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition has announced the finalists for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience. Jointly sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute...

Heidi McAnnally-Linz

Heidi McAnnally-Linz has been appointed deputy director at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale. She will help guide the Center’s overall strategy and oversee its academic programs, grant programs, fellowship and visiting scholar programs, and...

Lord David Frost presenting the government’s Command Paper on the Northern Ireland Protocol to the House of Lords, July 21.

Last Wednesday, the British government issued a Command Paper on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland contained in the 2019 EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement. The paper, 22 single-spaced pages in length and entitled “Northern Ireland Protocol: the way forward,” calls for new talks aimed at amending...

A COVID-19 vaccination site in Uganda, one of the countries surveyed in the study, in May 2021. Photo: Nicholas Kajoba/Xinhua via Getty Images.

According to a new study co-authored by Yale’s Mushfiq Mobarak and Saad Omer, COVID-19 vaccine acceptance is significantly higher in low- and middle-income countries than wealthy ones. The results suggest that prioritizing developing nations for vaccine distribution could help save more lives...