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Sterling Professor of Political Science Ian Shapiro

How did we get from the huge euphoria that followed the fall of communism in the early 1990s to our present politics of fear and resentment, and what are the prospects going forward?

Sterling Professor of Political Science ...

Liliya Dashevski photographing dolls at the Museum of Unique Dolls in Moscow.

Thanks to the Program in Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Russia for my dissertation project on dolls and toys in the 19th century Russian culture.

As a child, I started collecting dolls from the age of six. Very quickly, this...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk.

When he spoke in front of 10 Downing Street for the first time as prime minister on July 24 after returning from Buckingham Palace, Boris Johnson made it clear the UK will leave the EU on Oct. 31, with or without a deal: “We are going to fulfil the repeated promises of Parliament to the people...

Thien-An Bui, Yale College Class of 2022, Morse College

Thanks to funding from the Southeast Asian Studies Fellowship from the Southeast Asian Studies Council at the MacMillan Center, Leitner International Research and International Fellowship from the Jackson Institute at Yale, and Morse Richter Summer Fellowship, I had the incredible opportunity to...

The final shot of “Man with a Movie Camera,” dir. Dziga Vertov, 1929.

You may not know early Soviet filmmaker Dziga Vertov by name, but perhaps you’ve heard of his most famous film, “Man with a Movie Camera.” Released in 1929, this non-narrative silent film illustrates a day in the life of real Soviet city-dwellers without the use of characters or a plot. The...