June 2019 News

On Thursday, the European Council, the heads of state or government of the 28 member states of the European Union, met over dinner, as they had on May 28 immediately after the elections for the...
Renowned constitutional scholar Bruce Ackerman discusses his new book, Revolutionary Constitutions: Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of Law―an exploration of the origins, successes, and threats to...
The Narok Paleoanthropological Project, a joint research project of the Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center and the National Museums of Kenya (NMK), has been awarded a National...
Yale graduate Jude Alawa’s recent publication in Current Breast Cancer Reports entitled, “Breast Cancer Management Among Refugees and Forcibly Displaced Populations: a Call to Action” under the...
On June 7, British Prime Minister Theresa May resigned as leader of the Conservative Party. Today, in the last of five votes conducted over the past week, the 313 Conservative MPs chose Boris Johnson...
NEW HAVEN: Since the 1960s, powerful movements across the democratic world have sought to bring politics closer to the people. Party members more often elect their leaders directly. There has been...
This summer I have the incredible opportunity to conduct qualitative research on changes in land use practices with smallholder farmers in the Bono East region of Ghana thanks to the generous support...
This summer, with support from the MacMillan Center and the Yale Global Food Fellowship, I am studying Russian and exploring one of Europe’s little-known gems: Saint Petersburg’s abundant summertime...
The vast majority of the world’s sexual minority population — an estimated 83 percent of those who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual — keep their orientation hidden from all or most of the people...
“So far my experience in Geneva has been amazing! I am living just outside the big city, in a quaint town called Nyon. The location of my town is really the best of both worlds, from my house you can...
Thanks to funding from the MacMillan Center, I have travelled to Belgium this summer to continue my dissertation research on crime and punishment in late medieval Flemish cities. The Late Middle Ages...
Last Friday, Theresa May resigned as leader of the British Conservative Party and today the party’s 313 MPs voted in the first of several ballots for their preferred candidate among the ten nominated...
President Mokgweetsi Masisi of the Republic of Botswana and a delegation including First Lady Neo Jane Masisi visited Yale on June 6 for a series of meetings aimed at developing partnerships that...
It begins with a bike tour on the East Coast Greenway and ends with a performance by the Grammy-nominated Cuban timba group Tienpo Libre and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. In between, there will...
Today, British Prime Minister Theresa May resigned as leader of the Conservative Party. On Monday, the party will begin the process of selecting a new leader under new rules adopted earlier this week...