Upcoming Events

Between the Ottoman Empire and Italy: The Jews of Rhodes 1880-1936

Monday, January 22, 2018
5:00 PM
Room 1314, UCLA School of Law

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Center News


Aslı Bâli recognized by Middle East Studies Association

Bâli, director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, was awarded the 2017 Middle East Studies Association Presidential Award on November 19, 2017.


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In The Media


Aslı Ü. Bâli on "America's Imperial Unraveling"

Oct. 16, 2017: "The United States remains the preeminent economic and military power in the world, yet in many respects it has embarked on a project to dismantle its own hegemony," writes CNES Director Aslı Ü. Bâli with co-author Aziz Rana in the Boston Review.


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Alumni News


Alumna Beth Baron elected president of MESA.

UCLA alumna Beth Baron has been selected 2015-17 president of the Middle East Studies Association. Beth teaches history at The Graduate Center,City University of New York, where she directs the M.A. program and the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center. From 2009 through 2014 she was editor of the International Journal of Middle East History.


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Recent Podcasts

A book talk by James L. Gelvin (UCLA), with discussant Kevan Harris (UCLA)

A lecture by Heather J. Sharkey (University of Pennsylvania) Thursday, November 02, 2017

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