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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...
Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science, and Henry R. Luce Director at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, will teach Moral Foundations of...
Nick Frisch, a doctoral student in Yale’s East Asian Languages and Literatures department, is the winner of the MacMillan Center’s competitive William J. Foltz Journalism Award. His submission...
When assuming his appointment as Yale’s first professor of Arabic and Sanskrit languages and literature in August 1843, Edward E. Salisbury urged his colleagues to be patient with him as he strived...
One fall evening in 1880, Russian painter Ilya Repin welcomed an unexpected visitor to his home: Lev Tolstoy. The renowned realists talked for hours, and Tolstoy turned his critical eye to the...
The punitive rhetoric underlying the warning about accessing torrent websites addresses only one axis of the debate. It would be more accurate to see piracy as a global pricing problem. Recent...