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Yale University Art Gallery recently announced the completion of a yearlong reinstallation of a portion of the African art galleries. Breaking from a thematic arrangement of objects, the new displays...
Speaking two weeks before the March 25-26 video conference of the European Council, the heads of state or government of the 27 member states of the European Union, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz...
On March 25, the Yale University Conference on Japanese Soft Power in East Asia was held via Zoom. The conference was virtually hosted by the Yale University Council on East Asian Studies, sponsored...
With much of the European Union experiencing another surge in Covid infections, some member states experiencing exceptionally high rates of infection, significant shortfalls in deliveries of vaccine...
“Eryngium foetidum (Prue)” a hand-colored lithograph by visual artist Joscelyn Gardner, tells a poignant story of a woman confronting oppression. Prue, an enslaved woman, is depicted from the back....
In the most recent installment of the Career Conversations series part of the European Studies and Latin American & Iberian Studies Undergraduate Fellows networks, Yale College alumna, Carrie...
Less than a decade after unveiling the “Map of Life,” a global database that marks the distribution of known species across the planet, Yale researchers have launched an ambitious and perhaps even...
The Latino & Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) is now accepting submissions for the November 2021 Festival. FESTIVAL DATES:The Latino & Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) will be...
In an election in which the polls were open for three days, in order to allow social distancing among the voters, and those over 70 were able to vote by mail, Dutch voters elected a new Second...
To the MacMillan community: I endorse President Salovey’s message and the statement circulated earlier today by a group of academic directors and chairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences....
What can 17th century literature teach us about the present? In the first in an occasional series of videos featuring members of the Yale Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), Professor of English ...
Since the 1970s and even before, the goals of environmental protection and economic development were seen as incongruent with each other. However, the climate crisis of today and its impact on...
On Sunday, voters in Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate in western Germany went to the polls to elect their Landtag, the state assembly. With the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its...
On February 23 and 24, the Council on East Asian Studies (CEAS) in collaboration with the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale hosted a double panel entitled...
The following opinion piece written by Bradley Woodworth, Coordinator of Baltic Studies at the MacMillan Center and Associate Professor of History at the University of New Haven, and Matthew Schmidt...
In the following interview, Yale’s Evren Savcı, a scholar of transnational sexualities, discusses her new book, “Queer in Translation: Sexual Politics Under Neoliberal Islam,” and the fight for LGBT...
Last week, the UK unilaterally extended a number of temporary grace periods agreed by the UK and EU in December that had exempted for several months a wide range of goods arriving in Northern Ireland...
The Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH) welcomes Achim Steiner, Administrator, UN Development Programme, as its first guest for their spring Conversation Series. Steiner will discuss Planet,...
The following interview is part of the European Studies Council and Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies collaborative collection titled “On the Ground Perspectives.” This new series...
On March 3, the Council on African Studies hosted career foreign service officer John Campbell, who currently serves as the Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies at the Council on...
Over the past year, Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis has strived to help others understand the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yale physician and sociologist has penned op-ed columns and popular Twitter threads...
On February 26, the Latin American Interdisciplinary Gender Network (LAIGN) launched a special webinar series slated to be held on the last Friday of every month. Co-sponsored with the Council on...
On January 17, Alexei Navalny returned to Moscow from Berlin, where he had been treated after having been poisoned with Novichok, a deadly chemical nerve agent, while campaigning in Tomsk in August...
On February 22, the Hellenic Studies Program hosted a talk on “Population Movements Under Lockdown: Refugees and Migrants in Greece and Lebanon.” Kaveh Khoshnood from the Yale School of Public Health...
On February 14, voters in Catalonia went to the polls to elect a new parliament. Not surprisingly given the continuing Covid pandemic, turnout dropped sharply from 79.1 percent in the previous...
Professor Stephanie Newell is featured in The Common Room,  a production of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee in the Yale Department of English. She talks about how she became interested...
U.S. trade policy is at a crossroads. Will President Biden make a clean break from his predecessor’s protectionist policies and embrace the trading system that Americans helped create last century...
Britain’s role in Great Power Competition post Brexit—a panel discussion between Hamish Falconer, Visiting Fellow, European Studies Council, Professor Paul Kennedy, the J. Richardson Dilworth...
Yale faculty member Cajetan Iheka was an undergraduate in his home country of Nigeria at the height of unrest in the oil-rich Niger Delta in the 2000s. Militants were setting fire to oil...
The following interview is part of the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series focusing on alumni who majored in Latin American Studies in Yale College. 1. Could you...
On Saturday, a new Italian government, headed by Mario Draghi, the former president of the European Central Bank, was sworn in by President Sergio Mattarella. The sighs of relief, after a crisis...
Since 2018 the Council on Middle East Studies has been partnering with Yale’s Pathways to Arts Humanities to bring dynamic Middle East programming to area high school students, as part of CMES’ Title...
New research conducted by Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, a professor of economics and director of the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale, and an international group of colleagues, shows how...
The Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center is hosting its third annual Yale Africa Film Festival (YAFF) on February 19. The films that have been selected to be screened will highlight...
On January 17, Alexei Navalny returned to Moscow from Berlin, where he had been treated after having been poisoned with Novichok, a deadly chemical nerve agent, while campaigning in August for local...
February is Black History Month and the first day of the month is National Freedom Day, a national holiday that commemorates the day in 1865 when President Abraham Lincoln signed what would later...
Widespread use of arsenic-contaminated water in Bangladesh during the 20th century has been called by the World Health Organization the largest mass poisoning in history. A new study co-authored by...
The following interview is part of a series of the European Studies Council’s Spotlight of Scholars in European, Russian or Eurasian Studies. Hamish Falconer is a member of Britain’s diplomatic...
The following interview is part of the European Studies Council and Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies collaborative collection titled “On the Ground Perspectives.” This new series...
The following Op-Ed written by Elizabeth R. Nugent appeared in the Los Angeles Times on January 29. Polarization lurks behind many of the political crises that define the current global moment. When...