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April 20, 2017
In his recently published book, American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present, Yale professor Philip Gorski explores how the American...
Second session of the conference. From left: Kevin Kain, Lidiia Sazonova, Doug Rogers (Chair), Harvey Goldblatt, Paul Bushkovitch (Discussant).
April 18, 2017
The European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center at Yale hosted a conference titled, “Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia,” on April 7-8. “We now know enormously...
April 4, 2017
With Russia, the West must avoid the pitfalls of underestimating a rival’s capabilities and then overreacting. By Thomas Graham.   NEW HAVEN: Russia is neither as strong as...
April 3, 2017
French diplomats and pundits admit to confusion over US President Donald Trump’s goals and opinions about NATO. An essay goes on to pose multiple questions and suggests...
April 1, 2017
Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia A conference hosted by the Russian Studies Program of the Yale European Studies Council Luce Hall, Room 203, The MacMillan...
Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator
March 24, 2017
Last week, almost nine months after British voters decided by a 52-48 margin in last June’s referendum to leave the European Union, the Parliament completed its...
Mark Rutte Prime Minister, Minister of General Affairs, The Netherlands
March 17, 2017
For most of the campaign preceding Wednesday’s election in the Netherlands, the attention of the media was focused on Geert Wilders, the platinum-pompadoured xenophobe whose...

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