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Naysan Adlparvar
On September 9, the Council on Middle East Studies (CMES) at the MacMillan Center hosted Naysan Adlparvar for a talk on the future of Afghanistan after the United States...
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Twenty years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the tragic consequences of that day continue to resonate across the world. On this somber anniversary, members of the Yale...
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For a brief period in 2015, the plight of refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East seized the world’s attention. The media covered droves of desperate people crossing...
Katherine Fang
The following interview is part of the Council on Middle East Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series featuring graduates from the Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Middle East Studies....
Catherine Panter-Brick
Humanitarian research with Syrian refugees can be difficult to conduct in-person, due to COVID-19 containment, security, and logistics issues. Catherine Panter-Brick, the...
Top row: Nikolas Oktaba, Katherine Fang, Harold Ekeh, Ryan Dz-Wei Chow; Bottom row: Jonathan Herrera Soto, James Diao, Sergio Infante
A Yale doctoral student whose mother fled to the United States after helping to overthrow the Communist regime in Poland and an incoming School of Art student whose artwork...

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Abbas Amanat
Abbas Amanat, the William Graham Sumner Professor of History at Yale, poured decades of research into “Iran: A Modern History,” his new book charting five centuries of...