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Carlos Eire, the T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religion
The following commentary written by Carlos Eire, the T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religion, appeared in the New Haven Register on August 19: I’m no expert on Afghanistan, but I do...
Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of the Law and Justice Party (PiS), announcing that Poland will dissolve the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court, August 7.
In the October 2015 election in Poland, Law and Justice (PiS), the conservative and nationalist party headed by Jarosław Kaczyński, won 38 percent of the vote and a wafer-thin majority in the Sejm,...
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Machu Picchu, the famous 15th-century Inca site in southern Peru, is up to several decades older than previously thought, according to a new study led by Yale archaeologist Richard Burger. Burger...
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For a brief period in 2015, the plight of refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East seized the world’s attention. The media covered droves of desperate people crossing the Mediterranean in...
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The following article written by Paul Bracken, professor of management and political science, appeared in The Strategist on August 5: As I write this, China is building 100 new missile silos and...
EU Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni presenting the EU’s Summer Economic Forecast, Brussels, July 2021.
In its Summer Interim Economic Forecast, issued in early July, the EU Commission estimated the European economy would rebound faster this year than it had anticipated in its Spring Forecast two...
Frederick Douglass
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition has announced the finalists for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for...
The new Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Yale University will give one $30,000 award for a Brazilian scholar to spend one academic semester per year...
Heidi McAnnally-Linz
Heidi McAnnally-Linz has been appointed deputy director at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale. She will help guide the Center’s overall strategy and...
A COVID-19 vaccination site in Uganda, one of the countries surveyed in the study, in May 2021. Photo: Nicholas Kajoba/Xinhua via Getty Images.
According to a new study co-authored by Yale’s Mushfiq Mobarak and Saad Omer, COVID-19 vaccine acceptance is significantly higher in low- and middle-income countries than wealthy ones. The results...
Lord David Frost presenting the government’s Command Paper on the Northern Ireland Protocol to the House of Lords, July 21.
Last Wednesday, the British government issued a Command Paper on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland contained in the 2019 EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement. The paper, 22 single-spaced pages in length...
Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal, which last Thursday rejected interim measures ordered by the European Court of Justice to ensure judicial independence.
As Article 2 of the Treaty on European Union states, the rule of law is one of the fundamental principles and values upon which the EU was founded. Yesterday, the EU Commission issued its second...