Co-sponsored by the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies, the Polish Consulate General, the UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the UCLA Polish Student Group
Che Bing Chiu recalls the history of the Yuanmingyuan, the 857 acre "Garden of Perfect Brightness" from which China's Manchu emperors ruled an empire for a century and a half.
Is terrorism an important issue beyond the borders of the United States?
UN representative faces sharp criticism of AU role in Darfur during UCLA discussion.
New director outlines plans at faculty-student reception.
Brazilian journals discuss media & the 2005 U.S. presidential election with Vice Chancellor Frank Gilliam
Linda Jakobson explores possibilities for peaceful reconciliation
Grants are awarded to support explorations on the origins of agriculture in Northern Asia, how art history and science might combine to illuminate Southeast Asian sculpture, what varied experiences with bast fiber textiles suggests about cultural preservation, and how globalization is affecting education on the Pacific Rim.
How serious are Putin's changes in electoral laws? How far is he likely to go in restricting political and press freedoms?
Overflow crowd hear governors from three parties speak on the new pluralism and Mexico's place in a globalized world.
Well-known Israeli scholar and political theorist offers a comparative view of the preconditions for successful democracies, predicts lengthy "time of troubles" in Iraq.
Terrorism authority David Rapoport tells Los Angeles Times readers that it has happened before.
Christine Loh, CEO of Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, discusses Hong Kong and the future of political reform in China
Former Foreign Minister Ali Alatas heads distinguished group in meeting with university's Indonesia specialists.
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Jorge Castaneda is joined by Harvard Law Professor Roberto Unger in a wide ranging discussion of the future of Latin America.
French Arabist Kepel discusses his new book, "The War for Muslim Minds."
17th Annual Sammy Lee Lecture -- Yuanmingyuan: The Garden of Perfect Brightness - a Mirror for the Last Dynasty of China
CHE BING CHIU, Professor at the Centre de recherche sur l'Extrême-Orient de Paris-Sorbonne, speaks about China's most famous garden on November 6, 2004.
Christine Loh, former legislator, political party founder, and think tank CEO speaks; UCLA political scientist Richard Baum leads the follow-up discussion.
Dr. Marcos Espinal calls for uniting anti-HIV and anti-TB programs to stem the health crisis in Africa, India, China, and the former Soviet Union.
The Center for Chinese Studies, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and the North American Taiwan Medicial Assoc. cosponsor a conference on healthcare issues in Taiwan
Israeli and Palestinian adversaries seek reconciliation and co-existence
The Emir of Qatar and his wife, the Sheikha Mozah, meet leading UCLA, Los Angeles, and Hollywood figures at the home of Ronald W. Burkle.
On February 3, CNES...
A team of graduate students is working with the UCLA Library’s Special Collections staff, Middle East Bibliographer and Digital Library Coordinator to catalog the library’s extensive collections of Arabic, Persian and Ottoman manuscripts.
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