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Demonstrators in Warsaw yesterday protesting the Constitutional Tribunal’s decision last Thursday.
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...
(Nora Krug)
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...
Salma Mousa
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-...
The European Council at its informal meeting at Brdo Castle in Slovenia, Tuesday evening.
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...
Protesters rally against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, Feb. 9, 2021 - From Wiki Commons, courtesy  Voice of America
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...
Dan Jørgensen, right, and Daniel Esty discuss Denmark's successes in a clean energy transition and the potential for the U.S. to make similar changes.
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 Masisi’s visit to Yale (pictured left to right: Yale’s Eddie Mandhry, President Peter Salovey, President Masisi, and YSE Dean Indy Burke).
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...
SPD leader Olaf Scholz greeting celebrating party members Sunday evening.
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...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announcing the snap election, Ottawa, August 15.
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...
From left: Helen Hagan, George William Stanley Ish, John Edward West Thompson, Charles McLinn, Thomas Nelson Baker, and Jefferson G. Ish Jr.
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...