November 2018 News

On Mar. 29, 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May informed European Council President Donald Tusk that, in light of the vote in the June 2016 referendum in which 52 percent said they thought the...
The European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center invited Marco Buti, Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission, to speak about the current state of the world...
In a brightly lit classroom on the lower level of Dow Hall, a lone undergraduate sits at a table —textbook spread open in front of him — and speaks in halting Ukrainian. His voice echoes slightly off...
More than 200 students from the New Haven public schools attended the 9th annual Latino & Iberian Film Festival at the Whitney Humanities Center on November 8 and enjoyed a private screening of...
Christopher Andrew, Emeritus Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Cambridge and former Official Historian of British Security Service MI5, delivered this year’s Stimson...
On November 7, anthropologist and historian Lilia Moritz Schwarcz offered a talk entitled, “Lima Barreto: A sad visionary in Brazil at the beginning of the XX century” as part of the Council on Latin...
Majoritarian Politics in South Asia is a riveting issue, and in 2018, a particularly topical one. The South Asian Studies Council was pleased to host a panel discussion on October 22 with journalists...
The article below, written by Rianna Turner, appeared in the November 12 issue of the Yale Daily News: The European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center presented a concert featuring Russian...
The Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies invites Yale Students who have conducted academic travel, research, or internship experiences in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, or Portugal...
President Xi Jinping of China has marked 2049 — the centennial of the founding of the People’s Republic of China — as the date by which his country will be a fully developed and prosperous global...
The article below, written by Kelly Wei, appeared in the November 7, 2018, issue of the Yale Daily News. Dozens gathered in Luce Hall on Tuesday to hear from Daniel Gerlach, editor-in-chief of the...
The article below was written by Carly Wanna for the Yale Daily News (Nov. 5, 2018): Many of Yale’s language programs offer opportunities for students to practice their language skills with others...
Abbas Amanat, the William Graham Sumner Professor of History at Yale, poured decades of research into “Iran: A Modern History,” his new book charting five centuries of Iranian history and its...