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Spanish Acting Prime Minister and Socialist party leader Pedro Sánchez celebrating yesterday’s election.
November 11, 2019
On Sunday, Spanish voters went to the polls for the fourth time in the last four years. And as happened in December 2015, June 2016, and last April, no party won a majority. The fact that elections have become almost an annual event and that no...
October 31, 2019
Pablo Vidal talks about the impact of mobile phones on nomadic herders in Morocco.   Professor Vidal is the Director of the Anthropology Research Institute at the Catholic University of Valencia in Spain. His research interests include the...
October 14, 2019
On Friday, October 11th, scholars from Cuba and the U.S. academic community gathered in Luce Hall to explore the history, cultural and social impact, and future of Casa de las Américas in Havana. The event was organized by Anibal González-Pérez,...
October 7, 2019
Resistance in the Caribbean - Part I | Fugitive Modernities: The Politics of Freedom from Africa to the Americas How is it that we write about histories of the African diaspora? How is it that we write about Caribbean histories? What are “...
October 7, 2019
The “Old and New Challenges to Mexican Democracy” conference was inagurated with an exciting roundtable discussion between two of the most important researchers, analysts, and commentors on contemporary Mexican politics, Julia Preston and Denise...
September 3, 2019
Breaking in the Amazon: The Tucuruí project was the first large-scale hydroelectric project in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest in the 1980s; this summer’s rush to burn rainforest, to expand fields and replace US soy markets due to the trade war, led to...
September 3, 2019
On Thursday evening, about two dozen New Haven residents and students gathered in the program room of the New Haven Free Public Library to hear Reinaldo Funes Monzote speak about the effect of Cuba’s history on its environmental landscape. Funes...