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David Cameron
After 30 hours of non-stop negotiation last Thursday and Friday, the 27 other heads of state and government of the European Union and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed on the terms of a “...
Kate Baldwin
The Paradox of Traditional Chiefs in Democratic Africa shows that unelected traditional leaders can facilitate democratic responsiveness. Ironically, chiefs’ undemocratic character gives them a...
Colin Coleman
Colin Coleman, a former anti-apartheid activist who is the head of Goldman Sachs Sub Saharan Africa, recently visited the MacMillan Center and met with a variety of students, faculty, and visiting...
In their desperate quest for conception, thousands of infertile couples from around the world travel to the global in vitro fertilization (IVF) hub of Dubai. In Cosmopolitan Conceptions, Marcia C....
Paul North
The Yield is a once-in-a-generation reinterpretation of the oeuvre of Franz Kafka written by Paul North, a professor in the department of Germanic Languages & Literature at Yale and a member of...
Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale, and Henry R. Luce Director at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, will teach Moral...
Jason Lyall
Jason Lyall is an associate professor of political science at Yale University and Director of the Political Violence FieldLab at the MacMillan Center. His research focuses on the dynamics of...
In the latest political backlash to the migration of more than one million refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries, Denmark passed legislation yesterday to confiscate asylum seekers’...
Tariq Thachil
Tariq Thachil has been named the Peter Strauss Family Assistant Professor of Political Science, and will be promoted to the Strauss Associate Professor of Political Science in July. He is a member of...
Douglas Rogers
Russia has been a major force in the world’s oil market since the Soviet era. Last year, it ranked third behind the United States and Saudi Arabia in oil production, according to the U.S. Energy...
The Fox International Fellowship at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale has expanded to include partner universities in Singapore, Canada, Australia, and...
Kishwar Rizvi
Kishwar Rizvi, drawing on the multifaceted history of the Middle East, offers an illustrated analysis of the role of transnational mosques in the construction of contemporary Muslim identity....