A paper presented by C. Edmund Bosworth, University of Manchaster.
The Short-Term Society, A study in the Long-Term Problems of Political and Economic Development in Iran
A lecture by Homayoun Katouzian, University of Oxford
A paper presented by Gary Leiser, Independent Scholar.
Trans-regional Contacts and Relationships: Turks, Mongols and the Delhi Sultanate in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
A paper presented by Sunil Kumar, School of Oriental and African Studies.
A paper presented by Benedek Peri, Budapest University.
A paper by Peter Golden, Rutgers University
The 5,500-year-old enclosed leather shoe, found with the laces intact, is of a type known in climes distant from Armenia.
The Y & S Nazarian Family Foundation has made donations totaling $5 million to the university, which helped establish the Israel Studies Program in 2005 and created an endowment for the center.
A talk with Dr. Mary Ellen Lane, Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers
At the 5th annual conference on "Enriching the Middle East's Economic Future," held in conjunction with the Doha Forum, distinguished participants search for practical solutions to regional issues. The three-day event has been organized by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development.
Rand Corporation and Israel
Turkish director Atil Inac discusses the challenges of telling, in two countries and four languages, the story of a young ethnic Turkmen woman who is pressured into committing an act of terror and revenge. An on-campus screening and discussion of "A Step into the Darkness" concluded the 5th annual Southeast European Film Festival.
Steven Spiegel, the director of the Center for Middle East Development at UCLA, presents the innovative and informal negotiation techniques that he is urging the Obama administration to employ as it pursues security in this historically volatile region.
A lecture by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, University of Wisconsin Madison
A lecture by Marc David Baer, UC Irvine
A lecture by Thomas Hegghammer, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
A lecture by Jeff Spurr, Harvard University
The UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law will devote one of its annual issues to papers emerging from the April 16 meeting on "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."
Ruth Gavison, Haim Cohn Professor of Human Rights, Faculty of Law at Hebrew University in Jerusalem from Israel's Democracy: Past, Present, Future - Part 3.
A translation and reading by Fady Joudah, from an excerpt of Mahmoud Darwish's "Mural."
A translation and reading by Jeffrey Sacks, UC Riverside, from Mahmoud Darwish's "I See My Ghost Coming from a Distance."
A lecture by Afshin Marashi, California State University, Sacramento
A concert featuring A.J. Racy, Samba Society, and Special Guests
An evening of music by the Turath Ensemble honoring the Palestinian poet and author Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008). The program features poetry by Mahmoud Darwish, songs by Marcel Khalife, and the music of Sayyid Darwish.
In the latest of a series of articles about the lives of Middle Eastern women for Maingate, the American University of Beirut's quarterly magazine, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr tells the story of her former roommate Naziha.
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