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The attention of the EU and its citizens has, quite understandably, been focused in recent weeks on the buildup of Russian troops and equipment near its border and that of Belarus with Ukraine. But...
Executive Summary Fathers are agents of change, influencing family dynamics, wellbeing, and collective social action across generations. Concrete examples of community-level interventions...
The Spring 2022 Gender and Policy Forum kicked off on Friday, February 11, with its first session titled “Women and Development: Empowering Individuals, Building Communities.” The Forum is a working...
In the midst of the COVID pandemic, a group of African Studies MA students decided it was the perfect time to launch a podcast featuring conversations and stories by the students of African Studies....
As the buildup of Russian military forces in Belarus continued in preparation for the 10-day Allied Resolve 2022 joint military exercise that began yesterday, and as fears continued to mount that...
The MacMillan Center congratulates Jing Tsu, John M. Schiff Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures and Comparative Literature, whose book Kingdom of Characters: The Language...
On Tuesday, the Yale MacMillan Center hosted the first event of its 10th refugee program seminar series, titled “What Is Home? Stories of Belonging from the New Syrian Diaspora.”  The seminar series...
As Russia continued to send troops, tanks and other equipment toward its border and that of Belarus with Ukraine, and the U.S. and its NATO allies continued to warn Russia of the severe consequences...
Jing Tsu, the John M. Schiff Professor of East Asian Studies & Comparative Literature at Yale University, will contribute to coverage of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony on NBC...
Today is the first day of Lunarfest, Yale-China’s annual Lunar New Year celebration. Family-friendly activities and events are planned all month, including community conversations, film screenings,...
Rohit De was recently interviewed by NewsClick on India’s 73rd Republic Day. The interview covers India’s Constitution, its federal structure, secularism, the right to dissent and the...
The talks, prompted by the buildup of more than 100,000 Russian troops accompanied by tanks, artillery and other equipment near the Ukraine border, which began two weeks ago in Geneva between the U.S...
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, invites applications for the...
Consolidating farms in low-income countries like India, where the average farm is less than three acres, would significantly boost economic growth and reduce poverty, according to a study coauthored...
After a week of intensive discussions that began with a working dinner last Sunday and an eight-hour meeting last Monday between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman and Russian Deputy...
The Gender and Policy Forum is an initiative between Yale’s Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center and LAIGN. It will be led by an executive committee of scholars...
On Sunday evening, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov had a working dinner in Geneva in the first of several discussions this week...
The following article written by Josh Mentanko, assistant program director of the Councils of European and Latin American Studies at the Yale MacMillan Center, appeared in the Made by History section...
Jonathan Spence ’65 Ph.D., Sterling Professor Emeritus of History, whose scholarship shaped the field of China studies for half a century, died Dec. 25 at home in West Haven, Connecticut of...
Next week, three separate-but-linked negotiations involving the U.S., NATO, and Russia, with Ukraine in the wings, will get underway in a multilateral effort to resolve the crisis created by the  ...
It was hard to imagine the long-running dispute between the EU and Poland over the rule of law could get much worse than it already was, what with the Article 7 Rule of Law procedure the EU triggered...
Last Wednesday, following up on the two-hour video call on December 7 between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Foreign Ministry gave the U.S. a draft treaty between...
Kishwar Rizvi, Professor in the History of Art, Islamic Art and Architecture, wrote the following article that appeared in Platform, a digital forum for conversations about buildings, spaces, and...
On Saturday, Lord David Frost, the British Cabinet Office Minister and co-chair of the Joint Committee that oversees implementation of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement and, in that capacity, the UK’s...
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...
Collaboration across disciplinary and national borders has become more difficult than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, posing barriers to collective organizing and research efforts on important...
On December 2, the webinar “Justice from a Gender Perspective” was held with guest speaker Professor Arancha Garcia del Soto as a means of discussing experiences of women and ethnic minorities that...
On Tuesday, U.S. President Joseph Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for two hours by video conference—Biden in the White House Situation Room, Putin in his palatial residence in Sochi...
On April 10, French voters will go to the polls in the first round of the presidential election. When they do, they will find, in addition to President Emmanuel Macron, running for a second five-year...
Neela Saldanha has been appointed the executive director of the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies...
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...
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...
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...
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...