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On September 30 and October 1, the MacMillan Center welcomed academics from both sides of the Atlantic for a conference on the literary, visual, and performing arts of the Russian Empire, titled “The...
Maxim Kiselev, a professor from Moscow State Lomonosov University’s Higher School of Business, a director at the Skolkovo Insitute for Science and Technology, a graduate of Yale’s Department of...
The plebiscite on the 2nd of October in Colombia delayed the dream of peace for the country. The triumph left the country divided between supporters and opponents of the peace process. Sadly, the...
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies has awarded book prizes to two Yale faculty members. Emily Erikson, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology,...
This op-ed written by Timothy Snyder, the Bird White Housum Professor of History, and a member of the European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center, appeared in The New York Times on September 20...
Most people believe that the 21st century simply began at the turn of the millennium, in the year 2000. However, Krzysztof Szczerski, a secretary of state in the chancellery of the president in...
From April to July 1994, Rwanda was embroiled in genocide. Nearly one million people died during the Hutu-lead campaign against the Tutsis. The genocide came to an end when the Rwandan Patriotic...
The terrorism perpetuated by ISIS and other extremist groups reinforces the perception that Islam, a religion with more than 1 billion believers worldwide, has spread over the course of its 1,400-...
As political science professor David R. Cameron took the podium before his talk on the implications of Brexit Thursday afternoon, he paused to allow those expecting another David Cameron — the former...
The early 1990s were a magical time for Western nations. The Berlin Wall fell; the Soviet Union broke up peacefully into 15 constituent republics; Nelson Mandela walked free; and the First Gulf War...
This op-ed written by Ernesto Zedillo and Carlos M. Guttierrez appeared in The New York Times on Sept. 12, 2016. The United States and Mexico have a rich, shared history. For more than a century,...
Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, will give the annual Coca-Cola World Fund Lecture at Yale on Tuesday, September 20. His talk will start at 4:30 p.m. in Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona...