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  • Canadian Studies Program
    Established in 2001, the Canadian Studies Program at UCLA fosters a better understanding of Canadian society and its relationship with the United States. Through its teaching, research, and public lecture series, the Program facilitates awareness
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  • Center for Buddhist Studies
    As U.S. ties with Asia become increasingly important and as East and Southeast Asian immigrants, many of whom are practicing Buddhists, come to rival other minorities in size and influence, the need grows for specialists
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  • Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies
    Originally founded in 2005 as the UCLA Israel Studies Program, the UCLA Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is one of the nation's premier centers for education and research about the history, culture,
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  • Asia Pacific Center
    The Asia Pacific Center was founded in 2000 as a consortium of UCLA's principal Asian-focused research centers and programs. The Asia Institute promotes Asian Studies at UCLA and fosters greater understanding of Asia through a
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  • African Studies Center
    The African Studies Center at UCLA was established in 1959 to further stimulate the growing national interest in the region and to develop outreach, academic, and research programs on Africa. Increased national demand for new
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