Upcoming Events

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Jewish Studies in Morocco: A Conversation

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
12:00 PM
314 Royce Hall

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The Legend of Khaybar, A Jewish “Kingdom” in the Arabian Desert

Thursday, January 17, 2019
4:00 PM
314 Royce Hall

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Yearning for Yemen: Migration and Memory

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
5:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1314

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Center News

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Kevan Harris wins two prestigious book awards

“A Social Revolution: Politics and the Welfare State in Iran” has won both the Nikki Keddie Book Award and the Middle East Political Economy Book Prize.


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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 lecture by Anne Regourd, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris

A panel with Jamal Abdi (National Iranian American Council), Asli Bali (UCLA), Kevan Harris (UCLA)

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

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