Discussion following screening of "Enforcing the Silence," on February 21, 2013 at UCLA
In Perspective: Obama's Historic Trip to Myanmar Raises Questions about Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy
Originally published in the Daily Bruin
Keynote Lecture by Llewelyn Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford. Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
Concluding remarks from Monica Smith, UCLA. Part of the conference " Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
Archaeology in Danger: How to Deal with Archaeology in the Post-Conflict Context of Today's Afghanistan?
A lecture by Phillipe Marquis, Director, Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan (DAFA), Kabul. From the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
A lecture by Alka Patel, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, UC Irvine. Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
A lecture by Ali Mousavi, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
Welcome and introductory remarks by Nile Green, UCLA. From the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World"
Cambodia-Thailand Relations: The Questions of the Preah Vihear Temple and a Clash of Two Nationalisms
Podcast of talk by Professor Charnvit Kasetsiri, Department of History, Thammasat University
Leading scholars on Tibetan history and Buddhism join in a panel discussion on the meanings and impacts of Tibetan Buddhism in the histories of Asia and the contemporary world.
Keynote address by Professor Li LIU on “Archaeology under a Microscope”
A public lecture by Dr. Michael Lackner. The presentation will shed some light on possible precedents of this new form of diagrams and give an introduction into the multi-faceted functioning of diagrams on the basis of selected material.
Professor Qin SHAO examines urban protestors and their evolving identities by exploring what was demolished in old neighborhoods and what, besides highrises, has risen in their ruins.
LI Ang (李昂), a prominent Taiwanese writer, investigates gender and politics in social life and literary creation, opening up new spaces of critical reflection on the question of women in literary writing.
A conversation with American Public Media senior correspondent Rob Schmitz and editor Angilee Shah.
A public lecture by Professor Yong HU on how the Internet helps build links and facilitates collective action in China.
The Emerging Cultural and Creative Industries in the Greater China Economy: The Cross-strait Co-opetitive Strategy
Professor DONG, is currently a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at UCLA and UCSD. He specializes in digital content and cultural & creative industries, industrial research of motion pictures, innovation & entrepreneurship and investment, intellectual property and Asia-Pacific business strategies.
A talk by economist Dr. Yeliang XIA on the potential for institutional change in China, based on his studies on institutional analysis of the influence of economic development and social movements on the goal of constitutional democracy, individual freedoms and choices, and rule of law.
G.E. Anderson’s in-depth look at industrial development in China’s auto industry reveals not only how China surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s largest market for autos, but also political principles that have shaped China’s approach to industrial planning in general.
The opening remarks and the keynote address at the Nixon in China: A Legacy Revisited conference, sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center, the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, and the UCLA Confucius Institute.
Panel I at the Nixon in China: A Legacy Revisited conference, sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center, the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, and the UCLA Confucius Institute.
Panel II at the Nixon in China: A Legacy Revisited conference, sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center, the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, and the UCLA Confucius Institute.
A talk by Amin Tarzi, Marine Corps University, Quantico. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes
An introduction by Nile Green, UCLA. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes
A talk by Robert Nichols, Richard Stockton College, NJ. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes
A talk by Senzil Nawid, University of Arizona. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes
A book talk with authors Jean-Laurent Rosenthal (California Institute of Technology, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Bin Wong (UCLA, History). Discussant: William Summerhill (UCLA, History).
Podcast of a talk with Karen Leonard, UC Irvine
A Program on Central Asia panel presentation featuring lectures by Jan Bemmann and Ursula Brosseder of Bonn University
John Schoeberlein, Harvard University
An in-depth examination of Asia's rapid rise in educational achievement and entrepreneurship, and recommendations for how America can meet and overcome this challenge.
In this talk, Pan Guang will give an overview of 18 years of China-Central Asia relations (1992-2010) and discuss the role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization over ten years. He will conclude with some perspectives on what China can do in Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan-Pakistan (AF/PAK).
Podcast now available for "Material Culture and Maritime Asia: New International Perspectives"
Central Asia Initiative International Conference (Panel I)
Central Asia Initiative International Conference (Panel II)
Opening Remarks: Stephen Krasner, Stanford University
Keynote: John Podesta, Center for American Progress, interviewed by Terry McCarthy, CBS News
Podcast of the first panel at the China in the World 2010 conference.
Podcast from ASIA IN LA 2010, held on May 2, 2010 at the James West Alumni Center, UCLA
Podcast from Panel One of the Conference held February 19, 2010
Podcast of "Crossing the Roof of the World" Conference, Panel 2
As part of the International Human Rights Film Series, the Asia Institute put on a screening and discussion of an award-winning 2008 documentary, "The Bitter Taste of Tea," that takes a skeptical view of the fair trade movement's ability to protect laborers within this global industry. Listen to scholars, fair trade advocates and audience members delve into the issues in this audio podcast.
A Central Asia Initiative lecture by Melanie Malzahn, University of Vienna and Visiting Professor, UCLA Program in Indo-European Studies
Podcast of public lecture by Pei-kai Cheng, Chinese Civilisation Centre, City University of Hong Kong
Cambodian activist and author Somaly Mam has rescued more than 6,000 girls in Southeast Asia from sexual slavery and helped many to rebuild their lives. She spoke last month at UCLA's law school on how to go beyond mere talk in the fight against predators and organized criminals.
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures.
Podcast of public lecture by Sanjay Subrahmanyam at the Fowler Museum at UCLA as part of the Steeped in History: The Art of Tea exhibit.
A Central Asia Initiative Lecture by Olivier Roy
Two Systems, One World: US-China Relations under the Obama Administration - Plenary Address by Thomas Christensen
A conference on January 30, analyzing the most pressing challenges facing the Obama administration as it formulates its China policy -- from politics and security to energy, the environment, and the economy.
Podcast of a public lecture by Nushin Arbabzadah, UCLA held on Thursday, January 22, 2009.
Podcast of November 17, 2008 Central Asia Initiative Panel Presentation
2008 US-China Business Law Conference at UCLA
Japanese historian Katsuya Hirano explains how urban popular culture undermined Japan's Tokugawa regime. Listen to the podcast of Hirano's lecture.
NYU legal scholar Frank Upham, this semester a visiting professor at UCLA, explains why judicial activism is more prevalent in Japan than in the United States. Listen to a podcast of his lecture.
Mark Selden explains how U.S. bombing raids of Japanese cities in World War II would determine military tactics decades after 'the Good War.' Listen to a podcast of Selden's lecture.
Tom Plate, syndicated Asia columnist, and James F. Paradise, former United Press International and Dow Jones reporter.
Yoko Hiraoka recites portions of the Tale of Heike, accompanying herself on the biwa, and discusses the history of the poem and the instrument alike. Listen to a podcast of her performance and talk.
Syndicated Asia columnist Tom Plate and former United Press International and Dow Jones reporter James F. Paradise discuss coverage of Asia in the media
In the last of three events aimed at establishing a UCLA endowed chair in Tibetan Buddhist studies, Columbia University's Robert Thurman says that Tibetan perspectives are, or at least ought to be, very much at home in the university. Listen to a podcast of his talk.
Listen to a UCLAradio story about a documentary screening by Kevin Sites, a pioneering solo journalist for Yahoo! News, on war zones around the world. The event was presented by AsiaMedia, sponsored by the UCLA International Institute, Latin American Center, African Studies Center and Asia Institute.
From a presentation given June 1, 2006 titled, Twenty Years after "State and Society in the Taiwan Miracle": Author's Retrospective.
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