MacMillan Center


Y-RISE researchers and partners gathered in a circle in rural Sierra Leone

The Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Behavioural Insights Unit (BI-Unit) Announce Partnership to Promote, Design, and Scale Up Evidence-Based Behavioural Interventions in Public...

Yale Ph.D. candidates Alex Fialho and Alexandra “Aly” Thomas in front of the Keiskamma Art Project’s Creation Altarpiece (2007) at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg in January 2023

In January 2023, the Yale MacMillan Center’s Council on African Studies sponsored research trips to South Africa for two Ph.D. candidates in the Departments of the History of Art and African American Studies at Yale. Alex Fialho, a fourth-year Ph...

Amneris Chaparro Martinez, Visiting Professor and Rice Fellow, Council for Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS)

On Wednesday, March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD) was once again celebrated by women’s rights advocates to honor the social, economic, and political achievements of women and to raise awareness about continuing gender inequality around the...

Cécile Fromont (Photo by Dan Renzetti)

A new four-part Netflix docuseries, “African Queens: Njinga,” tells the story of the 17th-century warrior Queen Njinga, who ruled over the territories of Ndongo and Matamba in present-day Angola. Cécile Fromont, a professor in the history of art...

Dr. Christine Ngaruiya, Assistant Professor in Yale’s Department of Emergency Medicine and the Director of Global Health Research, is the founder and chair of Through the Eyes of She.
On Feb. 24, the Council on African Studies (CAS) at the Yale MacMillan Center celebrated the launch of its Through the Eyes of She (TTES) initiative, which aims to help address the challenges associated with gender equality and equity on the African...

In the Media

Yale News
Tina Lu is Colonel John Trumbull Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Head of Pauli Murray College and Member of the Council on East Asian Studies
The Economist
A new study by Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale Daniel Mattingly shows how and where China's message resonates.
Financial Times
Jing Tsu is John M. Schiff Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures & Comparative Literature and former Chair of the Council on East Asian Studies at the MacMillan Center at Yale.