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A New Birth of Freedom: How the Civil War Made a New America

June 5-11, 2016 Professors: Akhil Reed Amar and John Fabian Witt Join two of Yale's most distinguished scholars - both with appointments in Yale College departments as well as Yale Law School - in an entirely new and innovative look at the Civil War:  as the great divide that - perhaps - created a new [...]

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World Order and the Meaning of History

June 19-25, 2016 Professors: Charles Hill and Bryan Garsten Are non-state actors, from Al Qaeda to ISIS to the European Union, the future?  Do empires inevitably decline?  How do governmental entities conduct relations?  More fundamentally, why are there now nations, whereas for millennia there were only empires? What is the basis of diplomacy?  And ultimately, [...]

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