Or how a translator met an entrepreneur, helped devise a new company slogan and ended up running a unique collaborative program in Japanese literary studies.
Umar Hadi is optimistic about the challenges facing his country’s new government.
If destabilization in Yemen remains the status quo, then the West should be concerned about the increased threat of global terrorism.
The UCLA International Institute celebrates International Education Week 2014.
Newly translated letters of a renowned Buddhist lama shed light on the unusual reign of a female monarch in 18th-century eastern Tibet.
To foster interest and scholarship in Korean Studies, Center for Korean Studies is selecting two undergraduate students as CKS Undergraduate Fellows.
Last week, Melinda Gates delivered a lecture at UCLA about gender equality and reproductive rights. Here are some of her thoughts as they related to the Middle East.
"You have a very dangerous virus in three of the countries in the world that are least equipped to deal with it. The scale of this outbreak has just outstripped the resources. That’s why it’s become so big." - Dr. Daniel Bausch, Associate Professor, Department of Tropical Medicine at Tulane University.
The Gates Foundation seeks to help women and girls in the developing world reach their full potential, said Melinda Gates at a recent Burkle Center event.
UCLA Political Science Prof. Michael Ross was among the on-ail panelists for a recent KPCC-FM radio’s “Airtalk” program that explored the current geopolitical and economic ramifications of increased U.S. oil production and decreasing oil prices at a time when its relations with Russian – a major oil producer – and Iran appear strained.
A recent conference brought scholars from across the country and the world to discuss the development of Islam in Afghanistan.
One of the foremost legal scholars in Israel, Ruth Gavison will be speaking at the UCLA School of Law on Monday at 5:00pm.
Indian journalist Palagummi Sainath warns that corporations have hijacked the agricultural sector in India, with dire consequences for household farmers.
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