Asia News Archive
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.
George E. Dutton, Vice Chair and Associate Professor of the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, is co-editor of a new volume, Sources of Vietnamese Tradition, along with Jayne S. Werner of Columbia University and John K. Whitmore of the University of Michigan.
Kevin Terraciano, professor of history and acting director of UCLA’s Latin American Institute, is the 2012 winner of the Gold Shield Faculty Prize.
Abuses against children, political prisoners and families among the topics addressed
The story of Philiphe Binh is one that needs to be shared, says George Dutton
Center for Near Eastern Studies collaborates to keep memory of al-Mutanabbi Street alive
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 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
Hadag Nahash discusses music and politics with UCLA audience.
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.
UCLA's Center for Japanese Studies announces plans for 20th anniversary year
Professor Nile Green was awarded the Albert Hourani Book Award at the 2011 Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, DC.
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.
Yossi Klein Halevi will be on campus Nov. 16 and 17.
Armenian spiritual leader Aram I stops at UCLA as part of 20-day tour of Southern California
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.
An audio interview with Professor's James Gelvin and Asli Bali, produced by the Daily Bruin.
One of Brazil's most important and prolific script writers, Glória Perez, explains the genesis and the motives behind profitable television shows that reach well over 100 countries. The symposium was part of the UCLA Center for Brazilian Studies series "On Brazilian Cosmopolitanism."
In an event marking Yom Ha-Atzma’ut, the Israeli day of independence, members of the public and the UCLA community engaged in a discussion with award-winning director Yael Katzir on her latest film, set against the backdrop of the Lebanon war of 2006.
The Vietnamese Student Union is hosting the 2011 Black April commemoration this week, reports The Daily Bruin. It continues Wednesday evening from 6:00 at the Fowler Museum on campus.
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