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The Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale will join with the Brazilian Ministry of Education to...
The MacMillan Report, an online show that showcases Yale faculty in international and areas studies and their research and visiting scholars in a one-on-one interview format, celebrates its 10th...
The Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies recently invited Paula Moreno, President of Manos Visibles, to discuss her recently-published memoir, “El Poder de lo Invisible: Memorias de...
The Gilder Lehrman Center (GLC) for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale will host its 20th Annual...
The South Asian Studies Council recently hosted Arupjyoti Saikia, Professor of History at IIT Guwahati, on September 27 as a speaker in its fall colloquium series. Professor Saikia is a leading...
On October 1, Jean-Damascene Gasanabo gave a talk titled “Confronting Denial” concerning the Rwandan National Commission for the Fight against Genocide which was hosted by the Genocide Studies...
The Council of African Studies (CAS) at the MacMillan Center invited Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, to...
Developing new topics, directions, and methodologies in the study of translation lies at the heart of the work of the Yale Translation Initiative, an interdisciplinary effort to promote the study of...
Last spring, Kishwar Rizvi, professor of the history of art, led a group of eight graduate students to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of her seminar “Museum and Nation.” Rizvi’s students...
When British Prime Minister Theresa May informed Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, on March 29, 2017, that the United Kingdom wished to withdraw from the European Union, by the...
The Council on African Studies, in partnership with Yale African Graduate & Professional Students, presents its inaugural film festival on October 26 to 27. The festival sought films with...
Sergio Jaramillo Caro, former High Commissioner for Peace, Colombia, will give the annual Coca-Cola World Fund Lecture at Yale on Wednesday, October 24. His talk, “Peace and Justice: The Case of...
On Sunday, voters in Bavaria gave an overwhelming vote of no confidence in the Christian Social Union (CSU), which governs the state and, with the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its sister party...
Janie Chuang, Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law and Joel Quirk, a Professor of Politics at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, join GLC’s Thomas Thurston on this...
On September 28, the MacMillan Center and the Department of Anthropology hosted a ground-breaking conference on “Waithood: Gender, Education, and Global Delays in Marriage.” Organized and led by...
Working in partnership with the NY-based American Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation (AICEF), Yale University and Wesleyan University are pleased and honored to host His Majesty Sri...
Ibram X. Kendi visited Yale on October 3 for a conversation about his book “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,” winner of the 2016 National Book Award for...
Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, the EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, spoke about European memories, his perspective on national and Union politics, and his hopes for Europe’s future at the...
The Program on Economics, Politics, and Economics hosted David Auerbach, Yale ‘03 alum and co-founder of Sanergy, for the annual Litowitz Lecture on Septmber 27. Sanergy is a company dedicated to...
The October 15, 2018, issue of The New Yorker magazine features a book review of GLC Director David Blight’s newest book “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom”. Read the full review on The New...
The following article was written by Jake Tae for the Yale Daily News: At a lecture in Luce Hall on Monday, Pilar Velasco — a journalist who spent her career investigating corruption in the Spanish...
William Nordhaus ’63 B.A., ’72 M.A., Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, a Senior Research Fellow of the MacMillan Center, and the world’s leading economist on climate change, has...
Doris Gray, director of the Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, professor, and author, gave a talk on Women and Transitional Justice in...
On October 2 in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, two professors of political science advocated a view of politics they admit is contrarian: that decentralizing power to the grass roots...
The Fox International Fellowship at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale has expanded its global network of partner institutions to include the University...
A two-day conference focusing on climate induced migration and displacement will be hosted at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale on October 12-13. His...
The South Asian Studies Council at the MacMillan Center invited Nusrat Chowdhury, Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College, to speak about her paper, “The Ethics of the Digital: Crowds and...
The following article written by Oscar Lopez appeared in the September 28, 2018, issue of the Yale Daily News. “We are in a new Cold War,” said Russian-American journalist Vladimir Pozner, describing...
A new research institute for the advanced study of religion and society in Africa has been named for Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School...
The MacMillan Center’s Project on Religious Freedom and Society in Africa invited Baroness Elizabeth Berridge of the Vale of Catmose to give a talk on September 25 titled, “Religious Freedom, Still a...
The Georg Walter Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at the MacMillan Center hosted its 6th Annual Formal Theory & Comparative Politics Conference on September 14-...
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition invited visiting doctoral fellow Anabelle Meier to present her thesis and lecture on “George Jellinek and the Religion...
The European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center held a roundtable event on Sept. 12, titled “Maintaining International Peace and Security: Visions from the Regions,” featuring Ambassador Teodoro...
On September 19, 2018, Defense.info ran the following commentary written by Paul Bracken, professor of management and political science at Yale University and a respected thought leader in global...
The Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale, La Casa Cultural and the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies have established a new fund to promote innovative solutions to immigration...
The Council on East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the MacMillan Center hosted a conference entitled “Material Culture and Mao’s China” between Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15. An...
The European Union is a union of states—democratic states that adhere to the rule of law. As Article 2 of the Treaty on European Union says, the EU is founded on the values of “respect for human...
Lillian Moore-Eissenberg is the winner of the MacMillan Center’s competitive William J. Foltz Journalism Award. Her submission, “Hidden Neighbors: For trafficked domestic workers, exploitation can be...
The following article appeared in the Yale Daily News on September 11, 2018: Fairy tales are a storytelling staple for children across cultures. These stories captivate young minds, allowing their...
Over the past several years, the wave of refugees fleeing to Europe from the wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere has fueled a growth in electoral support for parties offering voters a...