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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...
Naysan Adlparvar
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...
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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...
Sterling Professor of History David Blight and President Peter Salovey
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,...
The Polish Supreme Court – focus of the dispute between the EU and Poland.The Polish Supreme Court – focus of the dispute between the EU and Poland.
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...
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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...
Samuel Moyn, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History
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...
A member of the study's outreach team distributing masks in Bangladesh. Photo: IPA.
In the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, health authorities advised against the use of masks by the public, concerned about diverting supplies from healthcare workers and creating a false sense...
German party leaders Armin Laschet (CDU), Annalena Baerbock (Greens) and Olaf Scholz (SPD) before Sunday’s televised debate in the German election campaign.
On September 26, German voters will go to the polls to elect a new Bundestag to replace the one elected four years ago. Over the past week, the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) has moved into...
Jacqueline Jung (on left) and Daniel Mattingly
Jacqueline Jung, professor of history of art, and Daniel Mattingly, assistant professor of political science, have been awarded international book prizes by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for...
Ellen Nye
Ellen Nye is the winner of the MacMillan Center’s William J. Foltz Journalism Award. Her submission, “The World in a Dish: The Thanksgiving turkey is a beast of no nation,” appeared in The Economist’...
View of the silo-courtyard used for centralized grain storage at the ancient city of Tell Edfu in southern Egypt, ca. 1600 BCE (Photo by G. Marouard, Tell Edfu Project)
With record-breaking heat waves gripping many regions of the U.S. and unprecedented floods wreaking havoc from China to Germany, the existential threat of climate change has once again risen to the...