October 2019 News

For more than a week after the UK gave the EU a 44-page draft legal text of a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, it appeared highly unlikely they would be able to agree on a modified...
The following article written by Marci Shore, an associate professor of history at Yale, appeared in the October 12 issue of Foreign Policy. Professor Shore is the author of “The Taste of Ashes: The...
Twenty first-year students sit around a crowded dining room table in Pauli Murray College, mulling over “A Song on How My Thatched Roof Was Ruined by the Autumn Wind,” a work by the prominent 8th...
The following article written by Giovanna Truong appeared in the Oct. 7, 2019 issue of the Yale Daily News: In a darkened Luce Hall, frames showing vibrant animation — like soaring drone shots —...
From September 27-29 Marcia C. Inhorn, CMES Chair and William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, hosted the international conference-workshop “(Un)Settling Middle...
The following opinion piece written by Marius Kothor,  a Ph.D. student in history and a graduate afilliate with the Council on African Studies, appeared in the October 2 issue of The New York Times....
With the Brexit clock continuing to tick, second by second, toward midnight on Oct. 31, and time running out as well for submission by the UK of a proposal regarding the Irish backstop that could be...
After 37 years in the Singaporean foreign service, Bilahari Kausikan, now the Chairman of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore, has a message for the world’s major powers...
This past Friday, students and Yale community members traversing Cross Campus were greeted by an enormous red, blue, and yellow truck full to bursting with an array of brightly packaged chocolate...
Urjit R. Patel (Ph.D. ’90), former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will be a recipient of this year’s Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal for his outstanding achievements and contribution to...
“What is it about this moment we’re living in, not just the Trump moment but a longer moment, that makes it possible finally to talk so seriously about slavery in public ways?” David Blight, Sterling...