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July 14, 2020
GLC Director, David W. Blight talks with Elizabeth Hinton on Race, Policing, and Mass Incarceration in times of the COVID 19 global pandemic.
July 8, 2020
Ivo Banac, a historian of Eastern Europe who taught at Yale from 1977 until his retirement in 2009, died on June 30 at the age of 74. Banac died after an illness in Zagreb in...
July 1, 2020
In November, 1989, when the Berlin Wall suddenly began to crumble and then fall, much of the world watched in awe. Could it be true that Communism was about to collapse? For...
June 30, 2020
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has named Nichole Nelson, who earned her Ph.D. in history from Yale in May, one of 22 new Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows for 2020...
June 24, 2020
For generations historians have talked about “the ancient economy”. When they want to be more specific, they have written of “the ancient Mediterranean economy.” Given the...
June 22, 2020
Chaos and conflict roiled the Mediterranean in the first century B.C. Against a backdrop of famine, disease and the assassinations of Julius Caesar and other political...
June 8, 2020
The recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd illustrate the severe threat that systemic, anti-black racism poses to African Americans, indeed,...