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  • Center for European and Eurasian Studies
    As a US Department of Education, Title VI National Resource Center, The Center for European and Eurasian Studies (CEES) provides a pan-European perspective for scholars and students from a wide range of disciplines. Originally established...
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  • Terasaki  Center for Japanese Studies
    UCLA established its Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies within the International Studies and Overseas Programs, the predecessor organization of the UCLA International Institute, in the fall of 1991. There were two central reasons for the...
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  • Center for India and South Asia
    The Center for India and South Asia is the newest center in the Asia Institute. It promotes dialogue between humanists who focus on the region's rich past, social scientists concerned with its dynamic present, and...
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  • Center for Near Eastern Studies
    The Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA encourages, coordinates and integrates instruction and research in the humanities and the social sciences, business, law, medicine and the media, and in all...
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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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