Asia News Archive
Julie Kalmar, a UCLA graduate student in Information Studies at UCLA, seized the opportunity to add a local dimension to the “Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941)" exhibit at the UCLA Hillel. The exhibit from the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum, which runs through December 14, 2013, came to the Hillel through the collaborative work of the Center for Chinese Studies, the UCLA Confucius Institute and a host of additional UCLA departments and other sponsors.
Immigration reform must shift its focus from an argument about defensive measures to one about basic human rights, contends Alvaro Heurta.
This profile of African Studies Center Director Françoise Lionnet looks at her upcoming presentation on historical and present-day migration and draws attention to the current phenomenon of African "boat people" — individuals from northern and western Africa in search of a better life who try to make the dangerous trip between the two continents in small boats. Lionnet delivers UCLA’s 114th Faculty Research Lecture in Schoenberg Hall on April 15, 2013, at 3 pm.
Author and Los Angeles Times journalist Hector Tobar discusses immigration and the Latin American experience in his works.
Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, speaks on migrant worker abuse in the Middle East.
Professor James Gelvin has been invited to the First Istanbul World Forum.
UCLA, Sciences Po and the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences continue to forge ties
Combination of cultures makes Los Angeles a city like no other, says L.A. Councilmember Eric Garcetti
Childhood and immigrant experiences guide sociologist on her path to UCLA
Filmmaker shares documentary that exposes a perilous journey on the "train of death."