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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 Chinese Studies
    Mission Statement The Center for Chinese Studies promotes cutting-edge scholarship in all disciplines, fosters a research and teaching environment free from political and financial pressures, and makes the results of scholarly investigations available for use beyond
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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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  • 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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  • Program on Caribbean Studies
    The Program will promote studies of the greater Caribbean, rather than restricting its focus to the Spanish-­‐speaking nations, given that nations such as Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic have much in common, in many
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