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From left: Elizabeth Nugent, Nick Wade ’21, Sarah Kammourh ’22, and Marwan Safar Jalani ’20
In March, Yale political scientist Elizabeth Nugent was about to start a post-election survey in Tunisia to better understand the effects of repression on political...
Alan Mikhail, professor of history and chair of the department of history, has expanded our understandings of the past through his previous three prize-winning books...
Map of the Ottoman Empire, 1570Credit...Everett Collection Historical, via Alamy
GOD’S SHADOW Sultan Selim, His Ottoman Empire, and the Making of the Modern World By Alan Mikhail Coming down to Mexico’s Pacific shore one summer day in 1573, a merchant...
The following article on Islamophobia then and now was written by historian Alan Mikhail. It was featured on June 15 in Literary Hub. Susan Sontag implored us some 40 years...
Dr. Kaveh Madani
The Program in Iranian Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale is pleased to announce its new Contemporary Iran Forum....
CAPE CORAL: Because of the coronavirus, Saudi Arabia finds itself fighting a war on two fronts. In addition to the battle against the pandemic itself, the kingdom is...

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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...