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About a month ago, two soldiers from Myanmar crossed the border into Bangladesh and turned themselves in to local authorities. They were both seeking protection in the...

Cox’s Bazar, a coastal city in southeast Bangladesh, is home to about 900,000 Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps. Like other forcibly displaced people...

A Palestinian doctor examines a patient’s eyes at a medical center in a refugee camp in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, on May 7, 2012. Ammar Awad/Reuters

Jude Alawa, a Fox Fellow at the University of Cambridge, recently coauthored an article in the Council on Foreign...

Poverty, not war-related trauma, drives cognitive deficits in young people displaced by conflict, according to a new Yale-led study of adolescents affected by the crisis...

Marcia C. Inhorn, CMES Chair and William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, addresses conference attendees.

From September 27-29 Marcia C. Inhorn, CMES Chair and William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, hosted the international conference-...

The first of a group of Rohingya refugees settled in Grand Rapids, Mich., in August. Todd Heisler/The New York Times

The following opinion piece written by Marius Kothor,  a Ph.D. student in history and a graduate afilliate with the Council on African Studies, appeared in the October...

On Sunday, at least 100,000 Rohingya refugees in camps in Bangladesh came together to mark what they called “...

The group of K-12 teachers that participated in the Summer Institute for Teachers.

The Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center welcomed participants to its three-day Summer Institute for Teachers (SIT), “Refugees in Recent History,” from...