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Tibetan filmmaker Khashem Gyal’s recent documentary “Valley of the Heroes” explores major cultural shifts taking

Eurasian Empires



Eurasian Imperial Interactions

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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The UCLA Program on Central Asia aims to cultivate a space for the social, cultural, religious and economic dimensions of Central Asian studies.


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Afghan Studies



Afghanistan Studies steps forward at UCLA

A recent conference brought scholars from across the country and the world to discuss the development of Islam in Afghanistan.

Central Asia Workshop


The Central Asia Workshop is an interdisciplinary discussion group for faculty and students sponsored by the UCLA Program on Central Asia.