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On April 23, 2022, scholars of Latin American history and politics from across the United States, Latin America, and Europe gathered at Yale to celebrate and debate the contributions of a giant in...
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Yale’s long-standing relationship with Brazil is flourishing amid increased academic partnerships and a prominent Brazilian student presence on campus. As one of the world’s emerging economies,...
Responses to early life adversity differ greatly across individuals. Elucidating which factors underlie this variation can help us better understand how to improve health trajectories. Here we used a...
Servicemen walk near a damaged school, next to a police building in Kramatorsk, Donbas Region of eastern Ukraine on April 5, 2022. (FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images)
The weekend’s grisly revelations — of bodies of civilians strewn across the streets of Bucha (a Kyiv suburb), some with their hands tied behind their back, left to rot after Russian troops...
Consciousness, the distinctive quality that allows humans to perceive the world, sometimes gets in the way of people trying to comprehend the ecosystems in which they live — a paradox that hinders...
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Yale Economics Professor Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Edward Miguel, University of California Berkeley, assembled a group of 28 experts in epidemiology, economics, public health, political science,...
Photo by Radha Sarkar, November 2019
How do religious discourses shape our understanding of men’s and women’s roles in the home and the world? We investigate the differences between Catholic and Pentecostal gender discourse with a...
On March 11, CLAIS presented an exchange between two policy leaders to shed light on the climate crisis in Latin America. Panelist Yolanda Kakabadse and moderator Jessica Faieta convened over Zoom as...
Locals express their support for Ukraine at a rally in Southport, Conn. Photo by Ulyana Yosypiv
There is broad support in the U.S. for Ukraine and global outcry over Putin’s increasingly hostile attacks on civilians. This hour, hear more about the geopolitical backdrop and Ukraine’s...
Día Internacional de la Mujer 8 de Marzo: orígenes del feminismo, significado y otras respuestas El 8 de marzo registra la dolorosa historia de las luchas de las mujeres y todas las personas que se...
Encountering the Sacred Rock of the Athenian Acropolis has signaled for numerous historical personalities nodal processes of self-reflection conveyed autobiographically. Confronting the Parthenon...
Malinowski family in Oberbozen (South Tyrol) in 1923
Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) recently sat down for an interview with Daniela Salvucci (biography below), who is currently conducting research at the Sterling Memorial Library...