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James Scott, Ph.D., Yale University, 1967, is the Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology at Yale University. He is co-director of the Agrarian Studies Program...
This past Friday, March 4, a group of scholars chatted jovially as they prepared to begin the second session of the Spring 2022 Gender and Policy Forum. The session, titled “Equality and Civil...
The REEES Program at the MacMillan Center hosted a panel discussion titled “The War Next Door: Society and Conflict in Ukraine and Russia” on February 18, 2022. Four guest speakers were invited to...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought to justify the invasion of Ukraine with a number of reasons, but we’re going to focus on one with a very deep stem. In essence, he argues that...
On March 4-5, 2022, the Council on African Studies will host a conference on African Epistemologies for the 21st Century to discuss novel conceptual frameworks in epistemology studies and the academy...
Last Monday, after Russia’s 30-member Security Council discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine – specifically, the continuing conflict between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists...
A demonstrator holds an EU flag with a Crimean Tatar symbol in its center, Kyiv, Nov. 29, 2013. PHOTO: SERGEI CHUZAVKOV/ASSOCIATED PRESS
On Feb. 24, Russia invaded Ukraine. In the early morning hours, before dawn, Russian artillery began bombarding Kyiv, Odessa and Kharkiv.   A few weeks earlier, as Vladimir Putin  was ostentatiously...
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking to the Russian people this morning as the invasion of Ukraine began.
by David R. Cameron, Professor Emeritus of political science and the former director of the MacMillan Center’s Program in European Union Studies. Frustrated by the continuing refusal of the U.S....
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Yale University today officially announced the launch of a new research initiative to promote inclusive institutions, economies, and societies. Inclusion Economics (IE) at Yale University will work...
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In 2017 and 2018, researchers evaluated a pilot program to improve early childhood development and education in two rural districts in Ghana. The results were promising, including marked gains in...
The European Court of Justice, which on Wednesday rejected Hungary and Poland’s request to annul the EU’s rule-of-law conditionality regulation.
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...