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On February 26, the Latin American Interdisciplinary Gender Network (LAIGN) launched a special webinar series slated to be held on the last Friday of every month. Co-sponsored with the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for...

Alexei Navalny in a Moscow courtroom on February 20.

On January 17, Alexei Navalny returned to Moscow from Berlin, where he had been treated after having been poisoned with Novichok, a deadly chemical nerve agent, while campaigning in Tomsk in August for upcoming local elections. Landing at Sheremetyevo, he was immediately detained and, at a...

On February 22, the Hellenic Studies Program hosted a talk on “Population Movements Under Lockdown: Refugees and Migrants in Greece and Lebanon.” Kaveh Khoshnood from the Yale School of Public Health and George Syrimis, Director of the Yale Hellenic Studies Program moderated the discussion. They...

Professor Stephanie Newell is featured in The Common Room,  a production of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee in the Yale Department of English. She talks about how she became interested in African literature, and how a nine-year-old girl in Lagos transformed the way she researched...

The Diada (National Day) demonstration in Barcelona, September 11, 2012.

On February 14, voters in Catalonia went to the polls to elect a new parliament. Not surprisingly given the continuing Covid pandemic, turnout dropped sharply from 79.1 percent in the previous election in December 2017 to 51.1 percent and, perhaps for that reason, the shares of the vote obtained...