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Conference on the Credibility of Government Policy in Honor of Guillermo Calvo

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 03:00 to Friday, February 24, 2023 - 08:45

In 1978 Guillermo Calvo published the paper “On the Time Consistency of Optimal Policy in a Monetary Economy”. This paper shows how a conflict between the interests of the current government with those of a future government, both of which share the same objective of maximizing social welfare, gives rise to a credibility problem.

Farah Jasmine Griffin Conference: "Flowin": Breakthroughs in Black Feminist Jazz & Literary Studies

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 06:00 to Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 09:00
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Please join Yale's Black Sound & the Archive Working Group, as we celebrate the pathbreaking scholarship of Professor Farah Jasmine Griffin, Yale PhD '92 and William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African American & African Diaspora Studies (Columbia University)

COVID-19 Vaccines: Unfinished Business

Monday, March 28, 2022 - 12:00 to Friday, April 1, 2022 - 14:30
12 noon - 2:00pm ET each day (closes at 2:30pm final day)


Virtual Symposium - Registration Required

Explore the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and look to the future alongside an outstanding line-up of global leaders during this 5-day virtual #VaccineSymposium. Our panel of experts will discuss the topics that have shaped the world as we know it for the past two years—such as vaccine hesitancy, issues surrounding vaccine inequity, political responses to the pandemic, and the status of existing and new vaccines—and offer insight into how we can anticipate and prepare for new viral threats.

Engaging Public Representatives in Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 10:45


Virtual Event

In support of the Signature Initiative to Mitigate Biological Threats in Africa

Watch the livestream here on November 8th, 2021.

No registration needed.

November 8, 2021   |   9:00am-12:00pm ET

Women's History Network Annual Conference

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 09:00 to Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 05:00


Online Event. Registration Required.

Homes, Food and Farm

Executive Education: Effective ways to increase vaccination rates

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 10:00 to Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00
10:00AM - 12:00PM EST (New York) 4:00 - 6:00PM CAT (Johannesburg)


Zoom Webinar. Registration Required.

For leaders, decision-makers, strategists and implementers of vaccination campaigns in Africa and the developing world.

Conference: Decoloniality and the Politics of History

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 11:00
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Recordings Available: COVID-19 Vaccine Development, Strategy and Implementation

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 12:00 to Friday, February 26, 2021 - 15:00
Monday - Thursday: 12:00-2:00PM Friday: 12:00-3:00PM


Virtual Event - Zoom Registration Required

A Virtual Global Health Symposium: February 22-26, 2021

Learn more     |     Register here

Meeting the Challenge of COVID-19 in Africa

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, September 4, 2020 - 11:00
9:00-11:00 a.m. ET | 3:00-5:00 p.m. CAT


Online. Registration Required

Bombay and Indian Ocean Urbanisms

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 09:00 to 17:00
9:00 a.m. ET




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