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October 17, 2018
“On 1 May 1958, a young woman was an unusual cynosure of all eyes in a courtroom in the north Indian city of Allahabad. Husna Bai, a 24-year-old woman, told Judge Jagdish...
October 12, 2018
“Over thirty Yale students arrived in New York City on October 2nd for an invitation-only preview of the “Art of Native America” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Joined by...
October 5, 2018
Denise Y. Ho is assistant professor of twentieth-century Chinese history at Yale University.  She is an historian of modern China, with a particular focus on the social and...
October 4, 2018
It took Yale historian Joanne Freeman 17 years and three worn-out desk chairs to write her latest book, “The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War.”...
September 26, 2018
Abbas Amanat, William Graham Sumner Professor of History at Yale University and Director of the Program in Iranian Studies at the MacMillan Center, has taught and written...
September 24, 2018
A Yale-led project examining the link between explosive volcanic eruptions and the annual Nile river summer flooding in antiquity has received an award from the National...
September 17, 2018
Paola Bertucci’s book Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France (YaleUniversity Press, 2017) is the second-prize winner of the 2018...