Structures of Personalized Power in the Modern Middle East: Presidents, Prime Ministers and Party Bosses
The 2012 Levi Della Vida Award for Excellence in Islamic Studies, honoring the scholarship of Professor Roger Owen.
A conference organized by Nouri Gana, UCLA.
A two-day conference examining Iran's national epic, composed in the 10th century CE by Iran's national poet Ferdowsi.
A conference that will bring together international writers and scholars to honor the life and creative work of Palestinian poet and author Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008).
A two day conference organized by Sherine Hafez, University of California, Riverside and Susan Slyomovics, University of California, Los Angeles
The 2010 Levi Della Vida Award Honoring Professor C. Edmund Bosworth
May 18-19, 2010
"Afghanistan in Ink: Literatures of Nation, War, and Exile" focused on works written or recorded in the tumult of the past three decades.
January 14, 2010
A two-day event organized by Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA
October 29-30, 2009
On Feb. 22-23, 2009, the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies hosted an international conference exploring the impact of film, radio and television broadcasts of the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem. Videos of selected presentations are available below. An edited volume based on the conference proceedings is forthcoming.