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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar discussing the backstop at Wirral last Thursday.

For more than a week after the UK gave the EU a 44-page draft legal text of a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, it appeared highly unlikely they would be able to agree on a modified withdrawal agreement prior to this Thursday’s meeting of the European Council. As Michel Barnier, the EU’s...

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The following article written by Marci Shore, an associate professor of history at Yale, appeared in the October 12 issue of Foreign Policy. Professor Shore is the author of “The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe.” She is also the author of “The Ukrainian Night:...

Yale Professors Tina Lu and Shawkat Toorawa (center) lead students in a new first year Yale seminar called “Six Pretty Good Books.” The course is designed to introduce students to “exceptional” books that have had long cultural lives. The students are encouraged to consider what makes ancient texts “pretty good,” that is, great. (Photo credit: Lauren Song)

Twenty first-year students sit around a crowded dining room table in Pauli Murray College, mulling over “A Song on How My Thatched Roof Was Ruined by the Autumn Wind,” a work by the prominent 8th century Chinese poet Du Fu.

The students are part of a new first year seminar, “Six Pretty...

The following article written by Giovanna Truong appeared in the Oct. 7, 2019 issue of the Yale Daily News:

In a darkened Luce Hall, frames showing vibrant animation — like soaring drone shots...

Marcia C. Inhorn, CMES Chair and William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, addresses conference attendees.

From September 27-29 Marcia C. Inhorn, CMES Chair and William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, hosted the international conference-workshop “(Un)Settling Middle Eastern Refugees: Regimes of Inclusion and Exclusion in the Middle East, Europe, and the United...

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