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June 22, 2017
China’s Palace Museum has always been a symbol of political legitimacy, its art and artifacts a kind of currency. Making imperial treasures public to the new nation, it first...
June 15, 2017
When House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four others were shot during baseball practice at a park in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday morning, it was the third...
June 7, 2017
When HIV/AIDS became a pandemic, epidemiologists wanted to know where it began. In the 1980s, they found their answer in a freezer filled with blood. This blood had been...
May 31, 2017
The following History seniors were awarded senior essay prizes at a ceremony in the department on Friday, May 19, 2017. The prize ceremony was attended by students, parents...
May 30, 2017
History major Yifu Dong (BR ’17) and Professor Denise Ho (BR ’00) weigh in on Chinese nationalism on American college campuses on The ChinaFile Conversation, a weekly...
May 25, 2017
Professor Timothy Snyder recently discussed his best-selling book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century on various programs including The Daily Show with...
May 24, 2017
Firuz Kazemzadeh, professor emeritus of history at Yale and former head of Davenport College, died on May 17, in California. He was 92 years old. Kazemzadeh was a leading...

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