The International Institute and its affiliated centers and programs promote multidisciplinary research and provide platforms, such as conferences and publications, for the dissemination of research findings.
Vietnamese priest’s story will one day be told, thanks to UCLA professor
The story of Philiphe Binh is one that needs to be shared, says George Dutton
French scholar awarded 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship
Professor Laure Murat is this year's lone UCLA recipient
Archaeologist investigates legend of mythical ruler of ancient Peru
Christopher Donnan’s revelations Naymlap and his findings at two sites are detailed in his new 268-page book “Chotuna and Chornancap: Excavating an Ancient Peruvian Legend.”
Exploring the lives and perceptions of call center agents in India
Professor Akhil Gupta gives back to his home country through research that he hopes will improve life and economic development.
10 Questions for Russia Expert Daniel Treisman
Drawing on memoirs, personal interviews and other sources, Professor of Political Science Daniel Treisman, who first traveled to Russia in 1988, has written a sweeping study that covers roughly the period he's spent watching the country. Instead of pondering Russia's dark side or its "soul," Treisman in "The Return: Russia's Journey From Gorbachev to Medvedev" looks at Russia as a typical, though important, country facing everyday 21st-century social, political and economic challenges.
US Interrogator Who Decried Torture Joins Burkle Center
Matthew Alexander, an 18-year Air Force and Air Force Reserves veteran and author of books about effective, non-coercive interrogation methods, is bringing his on-the-ground perspective about counterterrorism policies to UCLA as a Burkle Center fellow.
Food and Survival in Her Books and Her Life
Peek into Judith Carney’s background and you can understand her interests. "In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World," co-written with her husband, is one of two winners of the most recent Douglass prize, awarded to the best book written in English on slavery or abolition.
Student documentary filmmaker receives fellowship to produce film in South Africa
Meja Shoba is a recipient of one of four 2011 Fulbright-mtvU awards
With U.S.- Chinese film co-productions on the rise, new questions emerge
Graduate student examines the bustling world of Chinese-American movie collaborations
Urban Planning Student Lets Egyptians' Voices Be Heard
John Scott-Railton, who has done research and studied in Egypt, decided to begin relaying reports from Egyptians via Twitter and Youtube when the government shut down Internet and cell phone service last Thursday.
The Good Daughter
UCLA alumna Jasmin Darznik spoke about unraveling her family's history at a reading on Friday, Feb. 18 at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies.
Rock Bands, Rock Brands of India
On her International Institute dissertation fieldwork grant, ethnomusicology graduate student Chloe Coventry traveled to Bangalore, in the south Indian state of Karnataka, to study the city's local rock music.
'Talking Drums' on Rural and Global Stages
For his dissertation field research, UCLA graduate student Jesse Ruskin went to southwestern Nigeria to understand the local uses and global reach of the Yoruba 'talking drum.' He also performed with local musicians.
Burkle Center for International Relations and Center for Chinese Studies, Confucious Institute, February 23, 2012
Program on Central Asia, November 17, 2011
UCLA-USC Joint East Asian Studies Center, October 21-22, 2011
Center for Near Eastern Studies, May 20, 2011
Burkle Center for International Relations and Center for Chinese Studies, May 13, 2011
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, April 15-16, 2011
Program on International Migration, February 25, 2011
African Studies Center, African Activist Association at UCLA. May 14-15, 2010
Burkle Center for International Relations, Center for Chinese Studies, International Institute, Center for American Progress, May 24, 2010
Center for Near Eastern Studies, May 18-19th, 2010
Center for Near Eastern Studies, April 1, 2010
National Heritage Language Resource Center, February 19-21, 2010
Center for Near Eastern Studies, January 14, 2010
Center for Near Eastern Studies, May 25-26, 2010
Center for Near Eastern Studies, November 5, 2009
Center for Near Eastern Studies, October 29-30, 2009
Burkle Center for International Relations, October 2009
Burkle Center for International Relations, Center for Chinese Studies January 2009
Program on Central Asia, October 18, 2008
UCLA Latin American Institute, the UCLA Center for Economic History, and the Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas, April 24-25, 2009
Burkle Center for International Relations, March 2008
Center for Near Eastern Studies, February 22-23, 2009
The UCLA International Institute and its centers support research that results in the publication of books and articles on a wide range of subjects. Several of the Institute's affiliated units have extensive publication programs.
Online publications include the Heritage Language Journal, the Hispanic American Periodical Index, and the eScholarship Repository of the California Digital Library, to which the Institute and several of its centers contribute materials.
African Studies Center
Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations
- The Generation.Net: A Global Student Forum
- The Burkle Center helps to sponsor the journal Terrorism and Political Violence