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Refugees arriving in Spain after rescue in Mediterranean.

As xenophobic and eurosceptic parties registered large gains in elections throughout Western Europe in recent years, Spain appeared to be an exception, its voters apparently immunized from the appeals of right-wing populism both by the memory of the authoritarian regime of Francisco Franco and...

Ambassador Luis C.deBaca (retired), Robina Fellow in Modern Slavery, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Abolition, & Resistance at the MacMillan Center

Ambassador Luis C.deBaca (retired) Ambassador Luis C.deBaca, Robina Fellow in Modern Slavery, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Abolition, & Resistance at the MacMillan Center, has negotiated law enforcement, labor, and human rights advances and managed multi-million dollar...

On November 30, the MacMillan Center, in conjunction with Queen’s University Belfast, hosted a conference commemorating and reflecting on twenty years of the Good Friday Agreement, titled “Twenty Years of Peace: Progress and Possibilities in Northern Ireland.” Organized by Professor Bonnie Weir...

Thomas J. Christensen is Professor of Public and International Affairs and Director of the China and the World Program at Columbia University.

The Council on East Asian Studies recently invited Dr. Thomas J. Christensen to deliver the 59th Annual Edward H. Hume Lecture in Chinese Studies on Friday, November 9, 2018. His lecture, “China’s Rise and the Security of East Asia,” attracted a diverse crowd of students and scholars from across...

Frontispiece from Turkish MSS suppl. 257, Kitab-i Shahidi, an undated & uncatalogued work.

In late October of 2018, Yale hosted the Sixth Biennial Symposium of the Historians of Islamic Art Association, generously supported by the MacMillan Center. The event was organized by myself and Council on Middle East Studies Chair and History of Art Professor Kishwar Rizvi. Featuring more than...