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May 3, 2017. Bolivarian National Guards stand on a highway overlooking an anti-government march trying to make its way to the National Assembly in Caracas. (Photo: © AP Photo/ Fernando Llano, 2017.) This photo is licensed; do not download or copy.
Our Centers and Programs
  • 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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  • 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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  • Center for Brazilian Studies
    The purpose of the Center for Brazilian studies at UCLA is to encourage cooperative research and academic initiatives between UCLA and Brazil. Our mission is to promote greater understanding and involvement with Brazil including academia,
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  • Burkle Center for International Relations
    The Burkle Center for International Relations fosters cutting edge research and interdisciplinary and policy-oriented teaching on the contemporary world and the role of the United States in global security, military, political, social and economic affairs.
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  • Academic Programs
    Interdepartmental degrees offered through Institute centers allow students to focus on a particular area of study -- either a specific geographic area, or a global comparative and issue-oriented approach -- through a variety of disciplines.
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