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The MacMillan Report is an online video interview show featuring the research of faculty in international and area studies.

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The MacMillan Report is an online video interview show featuring the research of faculty in international and area studies.

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    Global forest governance

    Global forest governance

    Ben Cashore is Professor of Environmental Governance and Political Science at Yale's School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. His research interests focus on non-state market-driven environmental governance, the impact and opportunities of globalization and internationalization on domestic and local environmental policy, corporate sustainability initiatives, and comparative environmental policy. He is a prolific author of books and articles that integrate public policy, corporate social responsibility and international environmental governance. We talk with him about global forest governance.

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    The application of EU Fundamental Rights: Putting the case law of the European Court of Justice into perspective

    The application of EU Fundamental Rights: Putting the case law of the European Court of Justice into perspective

    Mr. Schima is a legal adviser in the Euorpean Commission's Legal Service. He has studied law in Vienna, where he was born, and in Paris and at Harvard Law School. From 1995 to 2003, he was a member of the chambers of Judge Dr. Peter Jann at the European Court of Justice. In 2003, Mr. Schima joined the European Commission's Legal Service. He has taught and published extensively on various matters of European Union law. We talk with him about the application of EU Fundamental Rights to the Member States after Lisbon and putting the case law of the European Court of Justice into perspective.

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    Anders Winroth: The Conversion of Scandinavia

    Anders Winroth: The Conversion of Scandinavia

    Professor Winroth, who was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2003, specializes in the history of medieval Europe, especially religious, intellectual and legal history as well as the Viking Age. We talk with him about his new book, "The Conversion of Scandinavia: Vikings, Merchants, and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe," which recently won the MacMillan Center’s Gustav Ranis International Book Prize.

    Anders Winroth is Forst Family Professor of History at Yale University.

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    David Simon talks about building state capacity to prevent atrocity crimes

    David Simon talks about building state capacity to prevent atrocity crimes

    David Simon studies African politics, focusing on the politics of development assistance and post-conflict situations, particularly in Rwanda. He is editor of the Historical Dictionary of Zambia, and has contributed to Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, and the Journal of Genocide Research. He also teaches classes on international relations in Africa and the comparative politics of development. Today we talk with Professor Simon about building state capacity to prevent atrocity crimes.

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    Goa: A Postcolonial Society between Cultures

    Goa: A Postcolonial Society between Cultures

    David Jackson is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese. His research interests include Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures; Camões, Machado de Assis, Fernando Pessoa; modernist, vanguardist, and inter-arts literature; Portuguese culture in Asia; and ethnomusicology. We talk with Professor Jackson about the conference he organized, titled “Goa: A Postcolonial Society between Cultures.”

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    Aniconism in Greek Antiquity

    Aniconism in Greek Antiquity

    Milette Gaifman is an associate professor of the history of art and classics. Her research focuses primarily on Greek religious art. Professor Gaifman is interested in topics such as the divine image in Greek religion, the relationship between artifacts and ritual, the variety of forms in Greek art - from the naturalistic to the non-figural - and the historiography of the scholarship of Greek art. We talk about her new book, "Aniconism in Greek Antiquity," which was recently awarded the Gaddis Smith International Book Prize by the MacMillan Center. The prize is awarded annually for the best first book by a member of the Yale faculty.

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