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YSPH alumna appointed top health official in Bhutan

December 4, 2018

Dechen Wangmo ’07 M.P.H. has been appointed Minister of Health by newly elected Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, the lone woman among 10 new cabinet members.

Conference marks 20 years of peace in Northern Ireland, and its future

November 29, 2018

“Twenty Years of Peace” will take place on Friday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m in the Greenberg Center, 391 Prospect St. Registration is required.

Trump’s tariff tactics could make no-deal Brexit work for Ireland

November 29, 2018

WTO rules offer the basis of a bespoke solution to the Irish problem, rather than posing an obstacle that threatens to derail Brexit altogether.

Conference to explore effect of early childhood development on world peace

November 26, 2018

“Can early childhood development advance ‘The Culture of Peace?’” will be held at the Omni Hotel in New Haven on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Former Senator George J. Mitchell to visit Yale for Kerry Conversation

November 21, 2018

Mitchell, who served as Senate majority leader, will join John Kerry ’66 for a talk about diplomacy and the foreign policy challenges facing America today.

Yale political scientist investigates fallout from the Arab Spring

November 20, 2018

Using the 2011 uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt as case studies, Elizabeth Nugent is writing a book on how legacies of repression affect democratic transitions.

Committee advises converting Jackson Institute to school of global affairs

November 14, 2018

An advisory committee report released Nov. 14 recommends adopting a robust, faculty-driven research program dedicated to solving real-world problems.

Journalist Janine di Giovanni to discuss the challenges of war reporting

November 8, 2018

Hosted by the Jackson Institute, “War Reporters: Enemies of the State or Truth Tellers” will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at noon in Horchow Hall.

Yale experts consider consequences of China’s rise as global power

November 6, 2018

The panel of Yale faculty considered China’s chances of meeting its goal of becoming a global power by 2049 and the implications for the United States.

Middle East expert Daniel Gerlach to discuss Syria’s civil war

November 6, 2018

Gerlach will discuss the civil war in Syria on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. at Luce Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave.