Asia News Archive
A two-day conference at UCLA explores the way the Hindu right in politics affects the practice of Hinduism in cultures.
A Cornell professor takes the leap from sundry to spiritual in his quest to discover the ancient Islamic pillar of faith.
Two young, yet distinguished, scholars take over as co-directors of one of America's top China programs.
The former Secretary of State recalls the three most memorable political events of his long life and answers questions from students on today's global crises.
Highly-regarded student-led program brings dance to Los Angeles audiences. Beyond its performances, the club also provides training for pre-teen students.
UCLA alumnus breaks stereotypes in his intellectual history of prominent Filipino American writers.
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims. Enrollment space is limited.
The Vietnamese International Film Festival comes to UCLA.
By Vanda Farahmand of the DAILY BRUIN
Levenson prize-winning Private Life Under Socialism shows how Chinese villagers, including young women, are increasingly demanding autonomy and privacy.
Yoh Kawano, Director of Information Technology at the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, has just returned from Aceh. He has put together a remarkable photo journal of his time there that captures not only images of destruction that have come to represent the tsunami, but also the strength, resilience and hope of the Acehnese people.
How a Paris Playboy Came to Kill a Million and a Half People
Nick Steele, a student in last year's Shanghai Global Institute, discusses working in a rapidly changing China.
UCLA graduate student Nimmi Gowrinathan, just back from serving in the relief effort in Sri Lanka, writes of how political and economic problems there will affect children for years to come.
The Third Wilbur K. Woo Conference on the Greater China Economy held at UCLA
Mrs. Ngoc Bay gives exhibition of techniques of Hat Boi at UCLA.
UCLA senior Audrey Desiderato survived the December 26 tsunami while scuba-diving off a Thai island. Here she reflects on the experience and on the immense losses suffered by others.
Tsunami Still Taking Toll: Indonesian Military Combines Relief with Executing Rebels, while Sri Lankan Fishermen Face Loss of Livelihood
UCLA professors say relief efforts hurt by prexisting conditions in Indonesia and Sri Lanka.
UCLA Professor James Yamazaki speaks with Shigeko Sasamori, one of the so-called Hiroshima Maidens, who survived the atomic bombing and were brought to the US for reconstructive surgery in 1955 by Norman Cousins and the readers of Saturday Review.
Expert panel looks at political problems in relief work, priorities in rescue and reconstruction efforts, and what aid workers and NGOs actually do.
The Institute for International Education and the Freeman Foundation offer emergency assistance to students from disaster-affected areas.
Web resources to aid in understanding the recent tragedy.
Performers influenced by the APPEX experience, gift to create a chair for the study of Korean Christianity
UCLA's unique summer program combines courses on globalization, language, with field study in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Historian George Dutton discusses UCLA's Interdepartmental Degree Program (IDP) in Southeast Asian Studies.
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