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Today, Lord David Frost, the British Cabinet Office Minister, and European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, the co-chairs of the Joint Committee that oversees implementation of the EU-UK...
Last Wednesday, almost two months after the September election for the German Bundestag, the Social Democrats (SPD), Greens, and Free Democrats (FDP) agreed to form a “traffic light” coalition...
The Genocide Studies Program (GSP) at Yale MacMillan convened a two-part webinar on “Responding to the Crisis in Northern Ethiopia” on Tuesday, November 16. More than 1,200 people attended the online...
Frances McCall Rosenbluth, a comparative political economist with a special interest in Japan, and a distinguished and beloved teacher and member of the Yale community, died Nov. 20 after a valiant...
Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the winners for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most...
In Rotterdam, The Hague, Brussels, Vienna, Zagreb and other cities across the EU, protesters were out in force this past weekend expressing their opposition to the new measures, ranging from partial...
The following article written by David W. Blight, professor of American history and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale MacMillan,...
Today, Lord David Frost, the British Cabinet Office Minister, and European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, the co-chairs of the Joint Committee that oversees implementation of the EU-UK...
On Monday, the foreign ministers of the EU member states, meeting as the Council on Foreign Affairs, approved new sanctions on Belarus and others involved in bringing thousands of Iraqis, Syrians,...
On November 10, the South Asian Studies Council at Yale MacMillan hosted Christophe Jaffrelot, researcher at CERI-Sciences Po and professor at King’s College, for a talk on the complicated reasons...
Yale Anthropology’s Marcia Inhorn, who is also the chair of the Council on Middle East Studies at Yale MacMillan, was recently named one of the most influential anthropologists by AcademicInfluence....
Maksimas Milta, a student in the MA program in European and Russian Studies, wrote and hosted a 10-part series about Belarusian women who have become symbols of the recent freedom movement The TV...
Today, Lord David Frost, the British Cabinet Office Minister, and European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, the co-chairs of the Joint Committee that oversees implementation of the EU-UK...
On November 2, James Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Professor of Anthropology, and founder of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale MacMillan, traveled to Berlin to receive the A.SK...
On October 26, the Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses at Yale MacMillan hosted Marshall Burke, associate professor in the Department of Earth System Science at...
The foundations of the field of Development Economics in the early postcolonial period synthesized knowledge and concerns of the Global North and Global South. What lessons can we continue to gather...
On November 12-13, Yale will host an international conference on decolonization (website). The conference celebrates a historic occasion—the 60 th anniversary of UN Resolution 1514, “Declaration on...
Representatives from nearly 200 countries are in Glasgow, Scotland this month for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, which aims to unite the international community in the...
Today, Lord David Frost, the British Minister for the Cabinet Office and co-chair of the Joint Committee that oversees implementation of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement, met with EU Commission Vice...
On October 27, the Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center hosted award-winning visual artist Adejoke Aderonke Tugbiyele for a presentation and discussion on her recent work and its...
Widespread human rights abuses in Xinjiang, ranging from pervasive surveillance to forced internment in camps, have been widely documented by journalists, researchers, and members of the Uyghur...
In a publicly accessible academic conference held Oct. 28 to Oct. 30, Yale researchers and other experts shared and grappled with initial discoveries about thIn a publicly accessible academic...
The Yale Daily News published an article about current CLAIS Chair, Claudia Valeggia, and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, professor of anthropology. Both professors have received a National Science...
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (CT D) spoke with Dr. Saad Omer, director, Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH), on October 27, about the congressional response to the coronavirus pandemic and what...
On Wednesday, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU, more commonly ECJ) ordered Poland to pay the EU Commission a daily penalty of €1 million for failing to comply with an order on July 14...
For the past year, Yale scholars, librarians, New Haven community members, and student researchers have been digging through Yale’s own past for a deeper understanding of the university’s historical...
“The Greek Revolution and the Greek Diaspora in North America” was the title of the virtual conference honoring the bicentennial anniversary of the Greek Revolution, the struggle against the Ottoman...
The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) will take place November 7 through 14, and all the films are now searchable on the virtual catalogue. For the last 12 years, the Council of Latin...
The MacMillan Center’s Canadian Studies visiting chair and Fulbright scholar Andy Knight was recently featured in his local university’s publication, Folio.  He will use his time at Yale...
Last Thursday, the leaders of the EU gathered in Brussels for a two-day meeting of the European Council to discuss a number of pressing issues—the continuing battle against Covid-19, the recent spike...
The following article written by Sushant Singh, the Henry Hart Rice Lecturer at the MacMillan Center, appeared in The Hindu on October 22: Beijing seems to have taken the Modi prescription of 2014,...
Yesterday the European Parliament was the latest venue in the war of words between the EU Commission and Poland that broke out after the October 7 decision of Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that...
Messages from trusted religious authorities can persuade people to reintegrate former Boko Haram fighters into the Nigerian communities terrorized by the violent extremist group for more than a...
Economists have long been interested in how space – or distance – affects economic activity between buyers and sellers, firms and workers, or global trading partners. But until recently, traditional...
On Tuesday, in a speech delivered to diplomats at the UK embassy in Lisbon, Lord David Frost, the UK Minister for the Cabinet Office, called for a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, raised...
After all of the infringement procedures initiated by the EU in response to Polish legislation involving its courts, after the long and still-unresolved dispute between the EU and Poland over the...
Auction-based water markets, which distribute the greatest amount of water to the highest bidders, have been lauded for their ability to meet demand efficiently. Amid increasing threats of water...
The following op-ed written by Alan Mikhail, Chace Family Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History, appears in today’s Los Angeles Times: In all that has been written about...
Christine Ngaruiya, MD, MSc, DTM&H, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. She is a co-founding member of the Yale Network for Global Non-...
The following Op-Ed written by Timothy Snyder, Richard C. Levin Professor of History, appeared in the Los Angeles Times on October 3: It was one of those uncanny nights when everything blurs and then...