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A young Iranian woman waves a white headscarf
Nahid Siamdoust, a postdoctoral associate of Iranian studies at the MacMillan Center and the author of Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran, wrote the...
When Edward E. Salisbury became Yale's Professor of Arabic and Sanskrit Languages in 1841, his was the first such position at a us university.
In 2013 the University of Leiden’s announcement of its yearlong celebration of 400 years of Arabic studies in the Netherlands caught Roberta Dougherty’s attention. As the...
On December 8, the Program in Iranian Studies at the MacMillan Center sponsored a panel discussion titled “Iran: Generational change, internal politics & foreign policy...
The rise of ISIS since 2013 has heavily impacted religious minorities across Iraq and Syria. ISIS’s rapid spread across Northern Iraq in the summer of 2014 resulted in the...
Marcia C. Inhorn is the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs and former Chair of the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center. She specializes in Middle Eastern gender, religious, and health issues.
The following article by Marica Inhorn, William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs and former Chair of the Council on Middle East Studies at...
A new study demonstrates that an eight-week humanitarian intervention can improve the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Syrian refugee and Jordanian youth affected...
Anand Rao
Muslim in the Midst, written and directed by Anand Rao, was staged on September 8 at the Crescent Underground Theater in Morse College at Yale. Set in Bangalore, India, in...