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On April 23, the MacMillan Center hosted Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser for his talk, “Studying Transatlantic Populism: State of the Art and Avenues for Further Research.” An Associate Professor at the School of Political Science of Diego Portales University in Chile,...

A Cambodian official’s secret order to inform “the safety official in Kook Ta Nop base and all [local] Vietnamese and Chinese officials and all Vietnamese people” of the order “to round up all the Vietnamese people to be soldiers, to build the base to fight the enemies, to capture the land” for the Cambodian king. Letter written on the 1st day of the waning moon of the 7th month of the lunar calendar, “the year of the Rooster, 26,” probably Buddhist Year 2426 (1883-84).

April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, the regime that is responsible for the genocide that in four years took the lives of over 1.5 million people. The genocide is today known as one of the worst human tragedies of the last century...

Students from Professor Joseph Yannielli’s class “Runaways, Rebels, Wenches & Rogues” present their work on Runaway New England, the course’s website documenting runaway slave advertisements in New England newspapers. From left: Melvin Rouse, YC 2021; Ry Walker, YC 2020; James Lin, YC 2019; and Kendall Schmidt, YC 2019.

The digital world is not just changing our social interactions but the accessibility and impact of historical research as well. The Study of Slavery and Abolition in the Digital Age, held on May 4th, tackled the possibilities and challenges this new landscape engenders for projects regarding...

Guest speaker, Livi Zheng with YIF conference organizers. From left to right: Indriyo Sukmono (Senior Lector, CSEAS), Brurce Mecca (MESc ’19), Prisna Putri (FLTA Indonesian), Agasha Ratam (YC ’21), Mesquita Prasetyo (SOM ’19), Gregory Jany (YC ’21), Livi Zheng (Producer/Director), Dinny Aletheiani (Lector, CSEAS), Nicolas Wicaksono (YC ’19), Taufan Hatibie (YC).

On April 21, the Yale Indonesia Forum (YIF) and Cornell Indonesia Association (CIA) co-hosted a one-day event to explore interdisciplinary research into the Indonesian diaspora, as well as other groups of Indonesians abroad. (See program)...

MacMillan Center awards book prizes to three faculty members

Three Yale faculty members have been awarded book prizes by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.

Priyamvada Natarajan, professor of astronomy and physics, received the Gustav Ranis International Book Prize for best book for “Mapping the...

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