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Throughout human history, people have enslaved others, though the intensification of such practices has varied across time and space. Historians have long recognized these basic facts of human experience, but have not often enough juxtaposed the ancient and modern worlds in their analyses, a...

Seated from left: Samuel Kortum, Paul Kennedy, Ian Shapiro, Jing Tsu, and Arne Westad. Frances Rosenbluth moderated the discussion from the podium.

On November 7, esteemed panelists in a packed Henry R. Luce Hall this past Thursday were tasked with answering two monumental questions: can we fix the broken global order, and if so, how?

Panelists, representing diverse schools of thought from economics and history to political science,...

The following article written by Carrie Zhou appeared in the Nov. 11 issue of the Yale Daily News: The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) will celebrate its 10th anniversary this week...

Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition announces the winner of the 21st annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize. The 2019 winner of the prize is Amy Murrell Taylor for “Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps” (...

Spanish Acting Prime Minister and Socialist party leader Pedro Sánchez celebrating yesterday’s election.

On Sunday, Spanish voters went to the polls for the fourth time in the last four years. And as happened in December 2015, June 2016, and last April, no party won a majority. The fact that elections have become almost an annual event and that no party has been able to win a majority of the 350...