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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (CT D) spoke with Dr. Saad Omer, director, Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH), on October 27, about the congressional response to the coronavirus pandemic and what...
On Wednesday, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU, more commonly ECJ) ordered Poland to pay the EU Commission a daily penalty of €1 million for failing to comply with an order on July 14...
For the past year, Yale scholars, librarians, New Haven community members, and student researchers have been digging through Yale’s own past for a deeper understanding of the university’s historical...
“The Greek Revolution and the Greek Diaspora in North America” was the title of the virtual conference honoring the bicentennial anniversary of the Greek Revolution, the struggle against the Ottoman...
The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) will take place November 7 through 14, and all the films are now searchable on the virtual catalogue. For the last 12 years, the Council of Latin...
The MacMillan Center’s Canadian Studies visiting chair and Fulbright scholar Andy Knight was recently featured in his local university’s publication, Folio.  He will use his time at Yale...
Last Thursday, the leaders of the EU gathered in Brussels for a two-day meeting of the European Council to discuss a number of pressing issues—the continuing battle against Covid-19, the recent spike...
The following article written by Sushant Singh, the Henry Hart Rice Lecturer at the MacMillan Center, appeared in The Hindu on October 22: Beijing seems to have taken the Modi prescription of 2014,...
Yesterday the European Parliament was the latest venue in the war of words between the EU Commission and Poland that broke out after the October 7 decision of Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that...
Messages from trusted religious authorities can persuade people to reintegrate former Boko Haram fighters into the Nigerian communities terrorized by the violent extremist group for more than a...
Economists have long been interested in how space – or distance – affects economic activity between buyers and sellers, firms and workers, or global trading partners. But until recently, traditional...
On Tuesday, in a speech delivered to diplomats at the UK embassy in Lisbon, Lord David Frost, the UK Minister for the Cabinet Office, called for a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, raised...
Christine Ngaruiya, MD, MSc, DTM&H, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. She is a co-founding member of the Yale Network for Global Non-...
After all of the infringement procedures initiated by the EU in response to Polish legislation involving its courts, after the long and still-unresolved dispute between the EU and Poland over the...
Auction-based water markets, which distribute the greatest amount of water to the highest bidders, have been lauded for their ability to meet demand efficiently. Amid increasing threats of water...
The following op-ed written by Alan Mikhail, Chace Family Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History, appears in today’s Los Angeles Times: In all that has been written about...
The following Op-Ed written by Timothy Snyder, Richard C. Levin Professor of History, appeared in the Los Angeles Times on October 3: It was one of those uncanny nights when everything blurs and then...
The official results of the parliamentary elections in Germany have been published. The Social Democrats won the victory in the Bundestag elections. They have already refused to go into coalition...
On September 16, the Council on Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) hosted Salma Mousa, assistant professor of political science at Yale and a scholar of migration, conflict, and social cohesion, for a...
The Latin American Interdisciplinary Gender Network (LAIGN) is delighted to announce the formation of a new working group dedicated to bringing together policymakers and academics who work on gender-...
On Tuesday, the European Council, which consists of the leaders of the 27 member states of the European Union, met for an informal working dinner in Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia to discuss the role of...
On September 22, the Council on Southeast Asia Studies at the MacMillan Center hosted a panel discussion on events since the February 2021 coup in Myanmar. Featuring four speakers, the panel was...
Despite a small carbon footprint, Denmark is an innovator in the environmental realm. Dan Jørgensen, the country’s minister for climate, energy, and utilities, recently visited Yale School of the...
President Mokgweetsi Masisi of the Republic of Botswana visited Yale on September 22 to meet with Yale President Peter Salovey, sign a partnership agreement to advance sustainable natural resource...
On Sunday, German voters went to the polls to elect a new Bundestag to replace the one elected four years ago. The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), led by Olaf Scholz, the Minister of...
Hoping to win a Liberal majority in the Canadian House of Commons, on August 15 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked the Governor General, Mary Simon, to dissolve Parliament and call a new election on...
When Newman T. Baker first tried to play the washboard years ago, he had what he describes as an almost out-of-body experience. Though he had never played before, his hands seemed to glide over the...
How nations can best allocate COVID-19 vaccines remains a discussion of global importance. And at its heart is the question of whether countries with greater access to vaccines should focus on...
Urbanization trends in the Himalaya are exposing more people to risk from compound hazards such as flooding, landslides and wildfires, a new study published in the journal Science of the Total...
On Friday, Russian voters went to the polls in the first of three days of voting to elect a new State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian Federal Assembly. The election, conducted over three days...
The Oral History Center (OHC) of The Bancroft Library at University of California at Berkeley has announced the release of the Yale Agrarian Studies Oral History Project, a two-part series featuring...
Last Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met in Moscow and agreed on more than two dozen programs for the Union State  the two countries created...
India’s power sector began a transformation in the 2000s, as tens of millions of new customers connected to the grid. The government opened up new market institutions to supply these citizens...
An unprecedented consortium of more than 25 international, U.S., and Caribbean organizations, including the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health at Yale School of Public Health, the Council on...
On September 9, the Council on Middle East Studies (CMES) at the MacMillan Center hosted Naysan Adlparvar for a talk on the future of Afghanistan after the United States withdrawal in September 2021...
Yale historian David Blight visited Richmond, Virginia, often in the late 1990s while researching the Civil War’s effect on American memory. When not sifting through archives, he’d jog along the...
David Blight, the Sterling Professor of History who served as an advisor to the team of curators at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, and President Peter Salovey discuss commemorating tremendous loss,...
On Tuesday, the European Commission took two decisions in its continuing dispute with Poland over the chamber of its Supreme Court responsible for disciplining judges. The Commission decided to...
Twenty years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the tragic consequences of that day continue to resonate across the world. On this somber anniversary, members of the Yale faculty reflect on the...
In his latest book, Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021), Professor Samuel Moyn describes two weddings “separated by nine time zones...