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The justices of the UK Supreme Court in front of the Middlesex Guildhall where the Court is located.

Today, the UK Supreme Court will start hearing appeals of the conflicting decisions of three lower courts in regard to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue, or suspend, Parliament from last week until a Queen’s Speech opens a new session on Oct. 14. The prorogation took effect...

Ethan Timmins-Schiffman with some residents of Gbangbadou, one of the larger towns on the road between Kankan and Kissidougou.  Moustapha Camara, resident of Gbangbadou and Ethan's guide/translator there, suggested interviewing this particular family because the oldest generation could speak to how life in the town changed as a result of the road's construction in the 70s and 80s.

Thanks to the generous support of the MacMillan Center Pre-Dissertation Research Grant and the Council on African Studies’ Lindsay Fellowship for Research in Africa I have had the opportunity to spend this summer researching how infrastructure shapes people’s lives in eastern Guinea, West Africa...

2019 Windham-Campbell Prize winners

The 2019 recipients of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prizes will come to Yale on Wednesday, Sept. 18 for a three-day literary festival where they will share their work, engage in conversation on...

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after their meeting in Dublin yesterday.

Last night, in a tumultuous scene as opposition MPs objected and sought to block his departure, John Bercow, the Speaker of the British House of Commons, led government MPs to the House of Lords for the prorogation ceremony that terminated the parliamentary session that began after the June 2017...

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

Two faculty members received the Gustav Ranis International Book Prize for best book: Edyta Bojanowska, Professor of Slavic Languages and...