June 2021 News

Judging from the press commentaries, one might think the G7 leaders met in Cornwall last week primarily to urge British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to cooperate with the EU in resolving the...
In his new book, The Spirit of Green: The Economics of Collisions and Contagions in a Crowded World, William Nordhaus says there’s a better way to frame the challenges posed by global warming...
Over recent months, the news about COVID-19 has been mostly positive in the U.S. The number of Americans who have gotten vaccinated continues to rise and as a result, the number of COVID cases, as...
By the end of 2019, 79.5 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence or human rights violations, according to the UNHCR (United Nations...
History is continually revised, driven by new evidence and present-day imperatives, says historian David W. Blight in the June 9 issue of The New Yorker: Once again, Americans find themselves at war...
On May 5, 2020, the German Federal Constitutional Court issued a ruling in regard to the European Central Bank’s Public Sector Asset Purchase Programme (PSPP) that sent shock waves through the EU. In...
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, joined the Yale Institute for Global Health to discuss the status of COVID-19 and its variants around the world and...
On Sunday, voters in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt went to the polls to elect a new Landtag, the state’s legislative assembly. The last of several state elections this year prior to the September...
In 2016, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center launched a three-year international teachers’ workshop series, in which teachers from...
Last July, the heads of state or government of the 27 member states of the EU, meeting as the European Council, agreed on a recovery plan to assist the states in recovering from the economic effects...
On May 6, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale hosted a panel discussion titled “Learning from Lived Experience: Survivor...
Erik Harms, Council on South East Asia Studies Chair, has been awarded the 2021 Lex Hixon ’63 Prize for teaching excellence in the social sciences.  The citation for Professor Harms states: “Erik...