Verne Harris of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory points out the limits of transitional justice and offers human rights archivists new lines of inquiry for the future.
Meja Shoba is a recipient of one of four 2011 Fulbright-mtvU awards
It’s important for Americans to think of Africa and South Africa as places to learn and grow, says university leader.
A lecture by Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Senior Editor, Foreign Affairs
A World Health Organization proposal to eliminate AIDS in South Africa is flawed, according to a UCLA team.
The International Visitors Bureau hosted 520 visitors to UCLA from 90 nations in 2009. Topics of this year's discussions included U.S financial systems, cultural preservation, higher education, minority participation in the political process, religious diversity, substance abuse and affordable housing, among many others.
A conversation with author and journalist Mark Gevisser and Los Angeles Times reporter Scott Kraft. Featuring special guest actor Blair Underwood.
Ostrich feathers for women's hats were worth nearly as much as diamonds by weight just prior to World War I, when the bubble burst. In "Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce" (Yale University Press), a book that resonates with the current financial crisis, UCLA historian Sarah Abrevaya Stein describes a European and American vogue for African feathers from the 1880s and recounts sad tales of a global market crash that struck particularly hard at Jewish merchants.
On a trip to Cape Town, Laura Foster, an attorney and UCLA doctoral student in women's studies, discovers that intellectual property rights are not marginal concerns for marginalized and historically oppressed communities. They're near the center of efforts to reclaim and reaffirm cultures.
The UCLA African Studies Center held a memorial service for Kunene on Oct. 12.
Allocating scarce antiretroviral drugs to South African cities would prevent the greatest number of infections, a UCLA AIDS Institute study finds.
Woman records experience on radio to bring patients hope, erase stigma attached to illness.
Mandela prison-mate and adviser Kathrada remembers indignities suffered, stresses victories won in democratic South Africa.
African leader Jacob Zuma talks about apartheid, world race issues.
Charles Snyder brings his forty years of work in Africa to bear in a candid view of the continent's leaders, hot spots, and causes for optimism.
Six members of the Standing Committee on Public Transport, Roads and Works for the Republic of South Africa's key province hold discussions at UCLA February 10 during national fact-finding tour.
Peter Magubane, probably South Africa's best known photographer, honored by reception at the African-American Museum. Will meet with UCLA students.