Upcoming Events

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A Place in the Sun: Italian Jews and the Colonization of Africa

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:00 PM
New location: 314 Royce Hall

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2019-2020 Foreign Language & Area Studies Information Session

Friday, November 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
11348 Charles E. Young Research Library

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Center News

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New Faculty Book

Faculty members from two UCLA departments combine forces to report on a little-known minority group: Jewish communities in North Africa during the Holocaust.


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In The Media

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Women in Power; a lesson from ancient Egypt

Kara Cooney, UCLA professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture, has published a riveting article in Time magazine about six queens who achieved enormous power in ancient Egypt. What they did with it is a warning for today.


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Alumni News

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Alumna Alma Heckman honored with endowed chair

Heckman has been appointed to the Neufeld-Levin Holocaust Endowed Chair at UC Santa Cruz.


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Recent Podcasts

A book talk and discussion with authors Ece Temelkuran and Molly Crabapple

A lecture by Alireza Doostdar (The University of Chicago Divinity School)

A lecture by Edhem Eldem (Collège de France)

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