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David W. Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History, and the Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center celebrated the 20th anniversary of its founding last Friday with a panel discussion on the life of Frederick Douglass, whose 200th birthday was also last week.

The panel — moderated by...

On February 22-23, 2018, Yale will host a conference entitled “Rock(ing) Regimes” featuring Russian, Polish and Czech films. It will look at the effect rock music had on the collapse of the regimes of the Eastern bloc.

The first day of the conference will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m....

David W. Blight, a professor of history at Yale and chair of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center, is the author of the forthcoming book “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.” He wrote the following Op-Ed that appeared...

Hakeem Belo-Osagie, Former Chairman, United Bank of Africa and Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services

Get creative about data. Be resilient when the electricity cuts out or a supplier doesn’t deliver. These are two pieces of advice for doing business in developing countries from Hakeem Belo-Osagie, a Nigerian entrepreneur and investor. At an event at Yale SOM and sponsored in part by the...

Kishwar Rizvi, Associate Professor in the History of Art, Islamic Art and Architecture, and Chair, Council on Middle East Studies, introduces Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan, the co-creators of The New York Times comic strip about refugees called “Welcome to the New World.”

Amid a world-wide refugee crisis, the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center held a colloquium with Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan, the co-creators of The New York Times comic strip about refugees called “Welcome to the New World.” Halpern is also a...