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Susan Dunn, the Massachusetts Professor of Humanities at Williams College, will give a series of three lectures in November on “FDR’s Third Hundred Days – Preparing for War and Global Leadership:...
The life of independent public inquiry, open public debate, and open scholarship and research virtually ceased in Burma, now Myanmar, for the half century after 1962, when the military took over. In...
On Thursday, the UK’s High Court of Justice issued a momentous decision – one that constitutes a dramatic rebuke of the government of Prime Minister Theresa May and, if upheld by the Supreme Court,...
The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY), sponsored by the Council for Latin American and Iberian Studies, opens on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in Henry R. Luce Hall Auditorium at the Whitney and...
In the closing roundtable, Gabriel Di Meglio (Universidad de Buenos Aires-Conicet, Argentina) confessed that when he told a friend he was coming to Yale for a conference on popular royalism, his...
Maziar Bahari is perhaps best known in the United States as the subject of Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater, which was about Bahari’s 2009 imprisonment and torture at the...
Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, ignited a national debate this year by not standing when the national anthem is played before football games. This is familiar territory for...
Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev
The Eastern Mediterranean, the region heralded as the birthplace of civilization and culture, is now the center of destruction and displacement. To many, the conflicts afflicting the area seem...
The following Forbes opinion post was written by Nicolas Jimenez, Yale College Class of 2019; Ian Shapiro, Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center and Sterling Professor of Political Science;...
In 2015, Fund for Peace, a nonprofit research institution that specializes in foreign affairs, gave South Sudan a 114.5 on its annual Failed State Index. This score, higher than that of any other...
Syria is now entering its sixth year of war. More than a third of its hospitals have closed and about 65 percent of health workers have fled. There is an urgent need for medical training, to replace...
A screening of the 2004 film “By the Dawn’s Early Light: Chris Jackson’s Journey to Islam,” which explores a protest of the national anthem by Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (formerly Chris Jackson), his...