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On March 11, 2011, Japan’s Tohoku coastal region was destroyed by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and devastating tsunami that followed. The film, PRAY FOR JAPAN, takes place in the devastated region of Ishinomaki, Miyagi – the largest coastal city in Tohoku with a population of over 160,000 people. Filmmaker Stu Levy – an American living in Japan - filmed the tsunami aftermath during his trips to Tohoku as a volunteer and over a period of 6 weeks, captured over 50 hours of footage.
Bosco Ntaganda unexpectedly spotted in the town of Goma
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.”
UCLA community unites to remember those lost from the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan a year ago
"Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake," an exhibit featuring large-scale photographs, short articles and videos, runs until April 15 at the Fowler Museum.
UCLA, Sciences Po and the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences continue to forge ties
General Wesley Clark writes that we need to carefully consider U.S. interests before we call for military intervention in response to the Syrian crisis.
UCLA revives annual International Women’s Day lecture
Meja Shoba is a recipient of one of four 2011 Fulbright-mtvU awards
The conference Nixon in China: A Legacy Revisited shows how far the U.S.-China relationship has come.
Famed peacemaker discusses world disputes, recent Mideast events
Corruption, economic volatility and violence often plague poor or developing nations once "black gold" is discovered.
Hadag Nahash discusses music and politics with UCLA audience.
Dalia Dassa Kaye speaks to Voice of America about talks between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Iran options.
Exhibit commemorates the victims and the struggles of the survivors and highlights the reconstruction and recovery efforts.
On the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's visit to China, experts discuss "the week that changed the world."
John Wooden's impact felt halfway around the world
Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye and political analyst Alireza Nader discuss how Israel and Iran came to the brink of war on RadioWest.
Dalia Dassa Kaye writes that an attack aimed to prevent Iran from gaining nuclear stockpiles would provoke anti-Israeli sentiments in the country and increase chances of retaliatory action, creating a worse situation in the region than the presence of a nuclear-armed Iran.
Combination of cultures makes Los Angeles a city like no other, says L.A. Councilmember Eric Garcetti
Jiafu Wei lays out a "roadmap" for capitalizing on the golden opportunities of doing business in China and attracting investment from China to the West Coast, offering valuable insights into what makes business work in China and how the West can take advantage of the expanding markets and investment opportunities both there and in the U.S.
Dalia Dassa Kaye shares her expertise on the nature of the once-amicable relationship between Israel and Iran.
Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz honored for his "inspired teaching and writing."
Experts come together on Jan. 23 to discuss historic meeting
Award-winning band Hadag Nahash will be on campus later this month
It’s important for Americans to think of Africa and South Africa as places to learn and grow, says university leader.
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