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Karin Zipf, Bruce Berger, Susan King, and Ambassador Luis C. deBaca (ret.)

On April 10, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, of the MacMillan Center at Yale University, hosted a panel discussion titled “Prosecuting Slavery in a Time of Freedom: Late 20th Century Enforcement of the 13th Amendment.” The panel featured three...

Kodo Nishimura applies make up to a student.

On April 8 the MacMillan Center’s Council on East Asian Studies welcomed Kodo Nishimura, a queer Buddhist priest and makeup artist, to share his personal life story about sexuality and transformation. Nishimura is both a Buddhist priest in the Japanese Pure Land tradition Jōdo Shinshū and a...

The Colloquium on Social Justice, Solidarity, and Forced Migration took place on March 7. It was funded by the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, and jointly hosted by the MacMillan Center’s Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement and Humanitarian Responses, and the Program on...

A diverse group of emerging scholars and practitioners from Ecuador, Mexico, Europe, Australia and the United States gathered to analyze “Unorthodox Solutions to Climate Change,” the theme of Young Scholars Conference, hosted by the Fox International Fellowship on April 5.

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(Photo by Amy Fallas)

From March 29-31, the Iranian Studies program at the MacMillan Center hosted a three-day conference entitled “The Caspian in the History of Early Modern and Modern Eurasia.” In addition to the Iranian Studies program, the conference received support from the Council on Middle East Studies, the...