Graduate And Professional

Latin American Policy Leader Series: Visit of Regional Director of UN Women for Latin America & Caribbean: “Diversity, Equality, and Gender”

The Yale MacMillan Center Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies, Fox International Fellowship Program, and Program on Peace and Development are delighted to announce the 2022 Latin American Policy Leader Series.
From January to May 2022, the Yale community will have the opportunity to hear from and discuss with high-level Latin American experts and policymakers about how we can work together towards a more equal and just world.

Transforming Education in times of Emergencies: Perspectives from Sierra Leone

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will host the discussion, “Transforming Education in times of Emergencies: Perspectives from Sierra Leone,” with David Moinina Sengeh, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education and Chief Innovation Officer for the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation in Sierra Leone.
The conversation will be moderated by Clare Lockhart, Jackson Senior Fellow.

Connecting Past to Present: Building a Cultural Heritage Center in Lagos, Nigeria

Join us for the launch of the Yale IPCH Public Talks: a series dedicated to exploring global perspectives and critical developments that impact cultural heritage preservation. In this inaugural event, this distinguished expert panel will contextualize the highly anticipated John Randle Centre for Yoruba History and Culture within the economic, social, and cultural landscape of Lagos, the most populous city on the African continent.

PRFDHR Seminar: Combining Perspective-getting with Information Delivery to Increase Public Support for Refugees, Professor Scott R. Williamson

Many Americans hold negative views of refugees, and misinformation about refugees is a common feature of American politics. Nonetheless, we know relatively little about the accuracy of Americans’ perceptions of the US refugee population, and whether countering misinformation can shape attitudes toward refugees and refugee policy. Professor Scott Williamson addresses these questions by first implementing a survey measuring Americans’ knowledge about refugees in the United States. He finds that Americans are surprisingly well-informed about the refugee population in general.

Political Competition as a Trigger for Instability in Africa

This webinar will explore how political competition devolve to destabilizing conflicts in Africa and the peculiar elements that make these trend rampant. It will interrogate various conflicts in the region and the nature of interventions that were deployed to address them. It will further explore the relevant steps and reforms needed to prevent these conflicts. It will also rely on firsthand account of mediators and political leaders in the panel to analyze the place of leadership and altruism in ensuring national stability and healthy democratic competition.
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A Conversation with Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director Virginia Johnson

Streaming live from Trumbull College, we invite you to a college tea conversation with Virginia Johnson, artistic director and a founding member of Dance Theatre of Harlem. The visionary dance company is currently engaged in programs with New Haven’s Shubert Theater. This virtual event is an opportunity to learn more about DTH’s new work as well as the organization’s legacy of creative expression and artistic excellence.

PRFDHR Seminar: Activism from Exile: How Activists Abroad Influence Politics Back Home, Professor Elizabeth Nugent

How do activists in exile mobilize citizens back home, and how do regimes respond when they do? In an on-going book project titled Exiles: How Activist Abroad Influence Politics Back Home, Professor Elizabeth Nugent investigates politics in exile, whether and how activists persist in activism once they are forcibly dislocated from their homeland, by drawing on insights from research on the biographical effects of activism, psycho-behavioral effects of trauma and emotion, and forced migration.

PRFDHR Seminar: Global Mobile Inventors, Dr. Dany Bahar

Dr. Bahar will present a comprehensive study on the dynamics of knowledge production and diffusion linked to global mobile inventors (GMIs). Together with his co-authors, Dr Bahar finds that GMIs are essential team members of the first few patents in technology classes new to the country of residence as compared to patents filed at later stages. They interpret these results as tangible evidence of GMIs facilitating the technology-specific diffusion of knowledge across nations.

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