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Amneris Chaparro Martinez, Visiting Professor and Rice Fellow, Council for Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS)

On Wednesday, March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD) was once again celebrated by women’s rights advocates to honor the social, economic, and political achievements of women and to raise awareness about continuing gender inequality around the...

Cécile Fromont (Photo by Dan Renzetti)

A new four-part Netflix docuseries, “African Queens: Njinga,” tells the story of the 17th-century warrior Queen Njinga, who ruled over the territories of Ndongo and Matamba in present-day Angola. Cécile Fromont, a professor in the history of art...

Dr. Christine Ngaruiya, Assistant Professor in Yale’s Department of Emergency Medicine and the Director of Global Health Research, is the founder and chair of Through the Eyes of She.
On Feb. 24, the Council on African Studies (CAS) at the Yale MacMillan Center celebrated the launch of its Through the Eyes of She (TTES) initiative, which aims to help address the challenges associated with gender equality and equity on the African...
Isabela Mares

Electoral corruption was rampant in the young democracies of 19th-century Europe. To obtain a competitive advantage, politicians would often buy votes and enlist mayors or policemen to mobilize or intimidate voters. Fundamental aspects of modern...

Vidita Vaidya

When Yale faculty and staff recently traveled to India, their first stop was in Bangalore, where Professor Rohini Pande was receiving the Infosys Prize 2022 in Social Sciences for her work.

While in Bangalore, the faculty and staff of the...

In the Media

Yale News
Tina Lu is Colonel John Trumbull Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Head of Pauli Murray College and Member of the Council on East Asian Studies
The Economist
A new study by Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale Daniel Mattingly shows how and where China's message resonates.
Financial Times
Jing Tsu is John M. Schiff Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures & Comparative Literature and former Chair of the Council on East Asian Studies at the MacMillan Center at Yale.