Quick links to all the stories posted at the UCLA International Institute
Burkle Fellow Matthew Alexander discusses GOP support of torture as an interrogation technique on MSNBC's PoliticsNation
Former Military Interrogator Matthew Alexander: Contenders for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination have indicated that they would use torture for interrogation, but that technique is ineffective and even counterproductive.
Brazilian Ambassador to the U.S. Mauro Vieira made a stop at UCLA yesterday to speak about his country's role in the world.
General James Mattis will be in conversation with NPR's Mike Shuster tomorrow during a public talk at UCLA.
Participants will spent two weeks touring disaster-ravaged regions in Sendai, Minami Sanriku and Ishinomaki.
Alumna reflects on importance of international research, international understanding.
Upcoming conference recognizes the 80th anniversary of the death of Fayz Muhammad Katib, the first major Hazara writer and historian, and the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan.
As the newest director of UCLA’s James S. Coleman African Studies Center, and the first woman to hold the position in the center’s 52 year history, Professor Françoise Lionnet is eager to build upon the center’s successes and expand in new directions.
General James Mattis, the top commander of the American military in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will join award-winning NPR foreign affairs correspondent Mike Shuster for a public conversation on Nov. 18.
Yossi Klein Halevi will be on campus Nov. 16 and 17.
Philanthropist Sammy Lee will be remembered at the 24th annual Sammy Lee Lecture in Chinese Archaeology and Art on Nov. 5.
Graduate student examines the bustling world of Chinese-American movie collaborations
International Institute hosts Armenian spiritual leader Aram I as part of 20-day tour of Southern California
Upcoming conference highlights the work, dedication of Professor Sondra Hale, who is set to retire on Dec. 1.
Foreign Policy Op-Ed by Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye: Why Bombing Iran is Still a Bad Idea
Despite charges from the U.S. Justice Department of an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador, military action is dangerous, unpredictable and should be avoided, according to Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye.
Talk exposes human rights violations in Los Angeles
The article “Bilingual and Struggling” profiles immigrant parents’ efforts to raise bilingual children in the U.S.
The UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and The Kahoku Shimpo, a local newspaper in Sendai, have come together to present a traveling photo exhibition that documents the disaster and recovery efforts in northeastern Japan. From 2011-2012, this exhibit will travel to multiple American cities including Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and possibly New York and Boston.
Armenian spiritual leader Aram I stops at UCLA as part of 20-day tour of Southern California
Christopher Hill predicts that America will soon return to a fuller, more traditional approach to foreign policy.
Filmmaker shares documentary that exposes a perilous journey on the "train of death."
East Asian Studies student takes on the world at 2011 Chinese Bridge Competition.
Hoy, Los Angeles Times Media Group's Spanish- language newspaper, announced on October 10 that it will collaborate with the UCLA Downtown Labor Center and the UCLA Center for Mexican Studies to debut "La Bestia" (The Beast), a film which documents the harrowing risks faced by a group of Central American migrants determined to find a better life in America. The screening and panel discussion will take place at UCLA on Wednesday, October 12 at 1:00pm in Ackerman Union (2nd Floor Lounge).
Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies post-doctoral fellow Chad Diehl will give a public talk about the resurrection of Nagasaki after the 1945 atomic bombing on Oct. 17 in the UCLA Faculty Center Sequoia Room from 4 to 7 p.m.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union, the UCLA Center for European and Eurasia Studies is bringing together international experts to discuss the political, economic and socio-cultural changes that have taken place in Russia and its successor states over the past two decades.
Christopher Hill, America’s former ambassador to Iraq, will be on campus on Oct. 13 to talk about “The Urgent vs. The Important: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and in East Asia.”
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