Emily Donald is a doctoral student in history from Brisbane, Australia studying modern southeast Asian history; feminist, gender, and sexuality studies; and queer history. After attending the University of Queensland as an undergraduate, she chose to pursue further study at Cornell due to its scholars, library collections, and commitment to graduate student learning.
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About 10,000 demonstrators gathered in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday to demand reforms, including of the monarchy, in a continuation of unrest that began earlier this year with the dissolution of the Future Forward Party. The Sunday protest is one of the largest anti-government protests in Thailand since 2014.
On Thursday, President Trump announced a peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The agreement makes the United Arab Emirates (UAE) just the third Arab country to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.
Presidential candidate Joe Biden has selected Senator Kamala Harris as running mate and vice-presidential candidate, the first black and South Asian woman to serve on the ticket as a candidate for vice president.
For the first time, a team of chemists has unveiled the mechanics involved in the mysterious interplay between sunlight and molecules in the atmosphere known as “roaming reactions.” The research could lead to more accurate modeling of climate change and other atmospheric phenomena.