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Prime Minister Theresa May announcing British cabinet’s collective decision to accept UK-EU withdrawal agreement.

On Mar. 29, 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May informed European Council President Donald Tusk that, in light of the vote in the June 2016 referendum in which 52 percent said they thought the United Kingdom should leave the European Union and the subsequent confirming vote of the...

Marco Buti, Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission

The European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center invited Marco Buti, Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission, to speak about the current state of the world economy on November 1.

Mr. Buti began the event by providing historical context regarding...

In a technology-enabled classroom in Dow Hall, Kunsang Dorjee ’22 and Andy Archer ’20 M.Div. participate in a course in modern Tibetan language taught by Sonam Tsering at Columbia University through the Shared Course Initiative. (Photo credit: Christian De León)

In a brightly lit classroom on the lower level of Dow Hall, a lone undergraduate sits at a table —textbook spread open in front of him — and speaks in halting Ukrainian. His voice echoes slightly off the walls of the small space; save for the student and an onlooker peeking in at the door, the...

Margherita Tortora, executive director and founder of LIFFY, introduces the film to the student audience.

More than 200 students from the New Haven public schools attended the 9th annual Latino & Iberian Film Festival at the Whitney Humanities Center on November 8 and enjoyed a private screening of La Formula del Doctor Funes, a children’s film by Mexican filmmaker José Buil.

“It...

Christopher Andrew (middle) signing copies of his new book "The Secret World: A History of Intelligence" on which his lectures were based.

Christopher Andrew, Emeritus Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Cambridge and former Official Historian of British Security Service MI5, delivered this year’s Stimson Lectures on World Affairs, a series of three lectures that took place over the course of the first...