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Garment workers demonstrating in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on September 20, 2020. Photo: Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images.

Mushfiq Mobarak, Director of  the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) and Professor of Economics, describes the arc of his research on scalable, evidence-based policy responses to the deprivations of poverty. This year, Mobarak and his...

European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center has organized “Visual Acts of Radical Care: An Exhibition of Feminist Artists-Activists from Central and Eastern Europe,” a 3D virtual art exhibition. Curated by Aniko Szucs, Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer in Program in Russian, East European...

Sunil Amrith and Ram Vishwanathan

The South Asian Studies Council has a new face at its helm: Sunil Amrith, the new Renu and Anand Dhawan Professor of History at Yale. Amrith, who joined Yale from Harvard before the start of this semester, has taken over dual...

Arya Sundaram

Arya Sundaram is the winner of the MacMillan Center’s William J. Foltz Journalism Award. Her submission, “‘Scared for my life’: why more Indians are joining migrants on risky journey to reach the U.S.,” ...

Photo by Moe Zaw (VOA) - Source article (direct source), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=62125261

About a month ago, two soldiers from Myanmar crossed the border into Bangladesh and turned themselves in to local authorities. They were both seeking protection in the wake of a veritable bombshell of a confession each had (separately) made: namely to having participated, under orders, in...